Langside Library

Langside Library

Free entry

Opening hours

Day Opens Closes
Mon 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 10:00am - 8:00pm
Wed 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 10:00am - 8:00pm
Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sun Closed


0141 276 0777

Sinclair Drive, Glasgow, G42 9QE

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LATEST INFORMATION: Langside Library has reopened to the public.

Please note our revised opening times.

Opened in 1915, Langside Library offers a wide range of services and activities in relaxing and inspiring surroundings. With thousands of books and a programme of weekly classes and events, our friendly staff will always be on hand to help you get the most out of your visits.

Don’t forget you can access all 33 Glasgow Libraries and our 24/7 online library with your Glasgow Libraries membership card: Join Glasgow Libraries 

Find a book, reserve and renew, search the catalogue and access all of our online resources.

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Accessible toilets

The accessible toilet is 25m (27yd) from the accessible entrance, located adjacent to the main entrance.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome. We can provide a bowl of water for an assistance dog.

Wheelchair access

Additional information

View our autism-friendly guide to Langside Library.

View the accessibility guide on AccessAble – the new name for DisabledGo.

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Community information

Community languages collection

Local history collection

Newspapers and magazines

Novels and factual books


This venue does not have its own car park.


Photography and video recording

On occasion, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos.

Study spaces

Free wifi

Designed by Glasgow School of Art Students in the 1920’s, the twenty-one foot by seven foot mural for Langside Library was entitled ‘Queen Mary at the Battle of Langside’ and was official handed over to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow on the 6th January 1920. 2018 marks the 450th anniversary of the Battle of Langside.

Nadia & Kaye Disaster Chef : Simple Recipes For Cooks Who Can’t
Nadia Sawalha & Kaye Adams

Calling all disaster chefs…
Inspired by their hit YouTube channel, Celebrity MasterChef winner Nadia Sawalha shows best friend and hapless cook Kaye Adams how to dish up delicious grub fast and without faff.

Effie, Langside Library

Glasgow Libraries are working with Macmillan Cancer Support to provide Macmillan Cancer Information & Support ​Services in your community.​ If you're affected by cancer you may want to know there's someone you can turn to for help. Someone who can help find answers to your questions, whatever they may be. ​​

There is a drop in session at Langside Library every Tuesday at 10.30am - 2.30pm.

Find out more about Glasgow Libraries' partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support

Location Map


Langside Library

Sinclair Drive, Glasgow, G42 9QE

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What's on at Langside Library

Lego Club
Digi-PALS at Langside Library
Digi-PALS at Langside Library