Partick Library

Partick 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 1560

Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6AB

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LATEST INFORMATION: Partick Library has reopened to the public.

Please note our revised opening times.

For further information on what procedures will be in place and what services will be available please visit our Library FAQs.

Partick Library has re-opened following a programme of refurbishment works and provides new community spaces, learning experiences and a wide selection of the latest book titles.

Built in 1925, Partick 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.

Macmillan Cancer Support 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. The Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries information point can help you find information you need on living with all aspects of cancer as well as signposting you to the nearest support and information service.

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

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Accessible toilets

This accessible toilet is approximately 34m (37yd 7in) from the main entrance, located in the Children's Department.

Assistance dogs

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

Wheelchair access

There is a ramp leading to entrance.

Additional information

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

Baby changing

We offer baby changing facilities within the venue.

Baby feeding

Baby feeding is welcome in all Glasgow Life Venues.

Community information

Information regarding Elected Members, MSP's, MP's, Community Councils, and consultations are currently held in a folder at our reception desk. Up to date information on local groups are to found on our community noticeboards in the entrance hall.

Community languages collection

We have a small selection of Gaelic books and other languages can be requested.

Local history collection

Partick Library holds a collection of photographs and books which are for reference only. Please contact our staff for further information.

Newspapers and magazines

Daily newspapers and magazines are available.

Novels and factual books

We offer a wide range of novels and factual books.


The venue does not have its own car park.


Photocopying - Free service, maximum 10 copies per customer. Copies will be black and white only. We have both A3 and A4 options available.

Printing – Free Service, maximum 10 prints per customer. Prints will be black and white only.

We have both A3 and A4 options available.

Photography and video recording

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

Study spaces

We have a large study space, including two study booths (unfortunately these cannot be reserved).

Free wifi

Wi-Fi is free by logging on via Glasgow Libraries - no password is required.

In the recent programme celebrating his 75th birthday, Portrait Of A Lifetime, Connolly described Partick Library as the most important building there.

Glasgow Life offers Adult Learning programmes, activities and support services in a number of libraries across the city.

For more information about Digital Learning provision, English Language courses or support with Reading, Writing or Numbers - please visit our Learning Opportunities page.

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Partick Library

Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6AB

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