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Partick Library

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Partick Library

Opening hours

Please note that Partick Library is closed for improvement works and will re-open in late 2019. Your closest alternative libraries are Hillhead, Whiteinch or the Mitchell. We apologise for any inconvenience while this work is being carried out.


0141 276 1560

Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6AB

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**Please note that Partick Library is closed for building improvement works and is due to re-open at the end of 2019.**

Your closest alternative libraries are Hillhead, Whiteinch and the Mitchell Library. If you have any queries during this time please email Apologies for any inconvenience.

Some services have relocated to other venues, click here for the current list.


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.

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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

Additional information

View the accessibility guide here 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


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

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.


Partick Library

Dumbarton Road, Glasgow, G11 6AB

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