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Parkhead Library

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Parkhead Library

Free entry

Opening hours

Day Opens Closes
Mon 10:00am - 8:00pm
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 1530

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.

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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 Parkhead Library

Community languages collection

Newspapers and magazines

Novels and factual books


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 11am - 1pm.

Find out more about Glasgow Libraries' partnership with MacMillan Cancer Support. 


Parkhead Library

Tollcross Road, Glasgow, G31 4XA

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