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Mitchell Library

Mitchell Library 201 North Street | Charing Cross, Glasgow G3 7DN, Scotland
+44 141 287 2999
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Mitchell Library 201 North Street | Charing Cross, Glasgow G3 7DN, Scotland
+44 141 287 2999
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A wonderful piece of old classic zacots architecture with a wealth of reference materials inside. A great place to visit for all types and a fantastic sanctuary for the studious.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mitchell library is an amazing place no matter what you decide to do when you come - they have activities, theatre, writing groups, studying places, small cafe if you wanna meet up for a quick lunch with someone, they have toddler classes in the library......More

Thank sceptic17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the library to attend a Gordon Buchanan night in the small theatre. Great small theatre with comfy seats , good views of the stage no matter whete your seated due to the sloping floor design. Nice cafeas well. If you park at Charing cross...More

Thank joesco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As regular visitors to the library, my daughter and support worker (and myself) were having a drink and sharing a cake in the herald cafe. Normally I'm not with them, but on this occasion, I'm glad I was. The support worker had a small salad...More

Thank Versailles55
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A great library for researching and for the ordinary guy to visit and spend me time in it's one of the largest libraries in the UK the Glasgow room is fantastic and can tell you anything about the city of Glasgow and you can get...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We visited and took a tour of this library which we organized in advance. I'd recommend doing this as it gets busy. Sadly some of the places to poke our nose were closed due to damage.

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This has much changed since my student days 50 years ago! This time I was visiting the amazing Family History facility on the 5th floor. My American relative and myself received amazing assistance in these lovely airy rooms. I do pass on to them our...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There is something magical about this library it really is one of Glasgow's must visit buildings so much too see beauful inside & out.

Thank QueenieAyrshire
Reviewed 11 July 2017

what aq great collection this Library has and also a very good section for researching family history. Definitely worth visiting

Thank campbell2638
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Best value is to book a computer in the Genealogy Service room and be prepared to arrive at 9.30am and stay until 4pm as it costs £15 for the day or part of a day. If you want to print off records or certificates you...More

Thank annedw_13
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