Parkhead Library

Parkhead Library

Free entry

Opening hours

Day Opens Closes
Mon Closed
Tue 10:00am - 8:00pm
Wed 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thu 10:00am - 8:00pm
Fri 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 10:00am - 2:00pm
Sun Closed


0141 276 1530

Tollcross Road, Glasgow, G31 4XA

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LATEST INFORMATION: Parkhead Library has reopened to the public.

Please note our revised opening times.

Opened in 1906, Parkhead Library 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, Parkhead 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: 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

This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from 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 Parkhead Library.

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

Baby changing

Baby feeding

Community languages collection

Newspapers and magazines

Novels and factual books


The 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

Parkhead Library, one of Glasgow’s Carnegie Libraries, used to have a separate entrance for children. Today, the library is home to a large, bright children’s area, and everybody can enter the library through the same door!

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 Parkhead Library every Tuesday at 10.30am - 2.30pm.

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

A range of free and accredited digital skills courses designed to suit you. From the basics to help get you back in to work to coding for a career boost, Glasgow Code Learning is learning that fits your lifestyle. View our courses and session times.

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Parkhead Library

Tollcross Road, Glasgow, G31 4XA

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