Glasgow Women's Library
23 Landressy Street, G40 1BP
1906 (refurbished 2015), James Rhind; Collective Architecture (Cat B)
Visit the beautiful Category B listed Carnegie Library, now home to the world-famous Glasgow Women's Library since 2013. Find out about the library, archive and its programme of year round events dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements.
Open all week, for Doors Open Day GWL are hosting special building tours to let you see behind the scenes, introduce you to the library, its collections and projects, and get your questions answered.
GWL is visited by people from all over the world and from just around the corner. It is a Recognised Collection of National Significance, a status only awarded to those museums that house collections deemed important to telling of a national story.
Mon-Wed & Fri 9.30am - 5pm, Thu 9.30am - 7.30pm, Sat & Sun 12pm - 4pm
Tours: Library tours Mon – Fri 11am (Wed 11am in Urdu), Thu 6pm, Sat – Sun 2pm & 3pm. Museum stores tour Sat & Sun 1pm; 45 mins
Meeting point: Front of House desk
Booking recommended - opens 1st September at 10am.
Accessibility: The Library is wheelchair accessible, with lifts to the first floor and the mezzanine and archive. There is quite a heavy door on the way in to the Library – we are currently looking into power-assisted doors, but in the meantime our front of house team are available to help with accessing the Library.
Please note that Bridgeton train station is currently not wheelchair-accessible. The closest wheelchair-accessible station is Dalmarnock Station, which is approximately 3/4 mile (1.2 km) from the Library. There is level access from nearby bus stops on London Road and Bridgeton Cross to the Library.
Facilities: Seating, Toilet, Wheelchair Accessible Toilet, Hearing Loop, Information available in large-print
Parking: There is a small area of land directly opposite our building which can be used for parking. There is a space on the street outside the Library that is reserved for visitors with mobility issues.