The Mitchell Library
The Mitchell Library
|Mon||9:00am - 8:00pm|
|Tue||9:00am - 8:00pm|
|Wed||9:00am - 8:00pm|
|Thu||9:00am - 8:00pm|
|Fri||9:00am - 5:00pm|
|Sat||9:00am - 5:00pm|
North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DNView on map
The Mitchell is open Monday to Thursday from 9am until 8pm, Friday and Saturday from 9am – 5pm, closed on Sunday.
The Café is open Monday to Saturday from 9am until 4pm.
Citizens Advice Bureau is available Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm.
Archives is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. To book a research appointment with Archives please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0141 287 2910.
The Family History centre will reopen on Monday and Tuesday only from 9 May 2022. It will also be open one Saturday per month from 2 July 2022, (2 July, 6 August & 3 September) with the exception of Public Holidays. Spaces will be by strict appointment only and bookings can be made by calling 0141 287 7655. Click here for further information.
For further information on how to book and what procedures will be in place, please visit our Mitchell Library FAQs.
This accessible toilet is approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the main entrance. This accessible toilet is located to the rear right as you enter.
Guide and assistance dogs are welcome and a bowl of water can be provided.
There is a fixed loop hearing assistance system.
This venue does not play background music.
There is a wheelchair to borrow. To borrow the wheelchair, please contact a member of staff.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
Our cafe is open Tuesday - Saturday, 10am-3:30pm.
Local history collection
Explore Glasgow's rich and fascinating history through the public records in the City Archives.
Learn more about your local family history and research your family tree at glasgowfamilyhistory.org.uk
Please note that there is on-street metered car parking surrounding The Mitchell Library. As this is also a local residential area, please use these spaces considerately. Alternatively, there is an a NCP Car Park on India Street next to Charing Cross Train Station which is a 2 minute walk away.
Photocopying and reproduction are both available at The Mitchell Library
Photography and video recording
On occasion, Glasgow Life will be on the premises to film and take photos.
Limited study spaces are available due to Covid-19 and must be pre-booked. See FAQs for details.
We provide free WIFI access and further access to over 50 PC's for public use
The Mitchell is also home to Glasgow Central Citizens Advice Bureau, it is located on the 3rd floor. Free impartial and confidential advice, along with information support on a range of topics.
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 Mitchell Library every Tuesday 11am-1pm.
Find out more about Glasgow Libraries' partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support.
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