Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow, G33 2QFView on map
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Opened in 1938, Riddrie 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.
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View our autism-friendly guide to Riddrie Library.
View the accessibility guide on AccessAble – the new name for DisabledGo.
PLEASE NOTE: There are no accessible toilets in this venue.
Assistance dogs are welcome. We can provide a bowl of water for an assistance dog.
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.
Riddrie Library was the favourite library of artist Alasdair Gray when he was a boy.
“Glasgow Public Libraries were a greater source of learning to me than my secondary school, and my local Library, being Riddrie I knew best usually visiting it twice a week, if not more,” Alasdair Gray, 2017
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.