Visit the Library

The Library is free to enter, and you don’t need an appointment to visit. Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about book borrowing or what’s on. You can also find out what’s on at the Library from our events calendar.

Opening hours

Our opening hours are currently:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am to 4.30pm
Thursday: 10am to 7pm
Saturday: 12noon to 4pm

If you wish to access material in the archive or museum collections not currently on display, please contact us to arrange an appointment.

We are sometimes open outwith our usual opening hours for specific events: see the events calendar for details.


Our address is:

Glasgow Women’s Library
23 Landressy Street
Glasgow G40 1BP

See Where to find us for directions to the Library by bus, train, or car.


The Library is wheelchair accessible, with lifts to the first floor and the mezzanine and archive.

An induction loop is available for events – please let a member of staff know if you require this.

We have disabled toilets on the ground and first floors, and all the Glasgow Women’s Library bathrooms are individual closed stalls and are gender neutral.

If you need help accessing the library, or would like more information about access, please contact us and we will be very happy to offer you assistance.

See our Accessibility page for more information about accessibility at GWL.


We don’t have a cafe at the Library, but we’re happy to offer tea or coffee to our visitors.

Organising a group visit

The library is a unique, welcoming space with a learning programme, a lending library, an archive and museum store, and exhibition spaces. We are happy to welcome visiting groups by prior arrangement, when we can show you around and tell you about the Library and our work. It is essential to book group visits in advance. To make arrangements for a group visit and tour, please contact us.

If it is difficult for your group to travel to Glasgow, we can also visit you – please contact us for more information.