This Book Week Scotland join staff at the Mitchell Library for a bookish adventure behind the scenes at one of Scotland's oldest and most impressive public libraries.
The interactive staff led tour, spanning twelve floors and three distinct architectural periods, will give a rare insight into the history and operations of Glasgow’s largest public library.
Please note the tour involves stairs and walking.
Tours will begin promptly at 2pm. Meet at ground floor reception desk at the Granville Street entrance to the library.
The Mitchell Library
The Mitchell Library,
201 North Street
Accessibility guides Read the accessibility guide for The Mitchell Library on AccessAble Read our autism-friendly guide to the Mitchell Library We also have a supply of books in Braille, large print and audio. Accessible toilets This accessible toilet is approximately 26m (28yd 1ft) from the main entrance. This accessible toilet is located to the rear right as you enter. Assistance dogs Guide and assistance dogs are welcome and a bowl of water can be provided. Hearing loop There is a fixed loop hearing assistance system. This venue does not play background music. Wheelchair access 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.