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Langside Library

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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

Opened in 1915, Langside Library on Sinclair Drive is free for you to enjoy. It offers a wide range of services and activities in relaxing, comfortable and inspiring surroundings. Our friendly staff will always be on hand to help you get the most out of your visits.

With thousands of books and a programme of weekly classes and events, Langside Library has something for everyone.

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

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Accessible toilets

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Guidedog friendly

Hearing loop

Photography and video recording

On occasion, filming and photography may take place in the venue. 

Additional information

Click here to view our autism-friendly guide to Langside Library

Community information

Community languages collection

Local history collection

Newspapers and magazines

Novels and factual books


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. 


Langside Library

Sinclair Drive, Glasgow, G42 9QE

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