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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
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+44 141 287 2999
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"family history"
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"family research"
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"charing cross"
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"student days"
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"the ground floor"
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"beautiful building"
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"great cafe"
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"celtic connections"
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"old building"
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"local history"
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"archives"
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"libraries"
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"aye"
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"study"
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"theatre"
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"genealogy"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a free guided tour here today.. Well worth the visit. 😃 It was great to see behind d the scenes. The guide was very informative. Most enjoyable.

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

There are several entrances to this building. One entrance brings you into a pretty basic modern library that is used by all Glaswegians - I was wondering what the fuss was all about this Library. Until... I exited through another entrance, and this is where...More

Thank outdoors_enthusiast
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting building inside and out. Friendly knowledgeable staff. Well worth a visit. Check out the what's on pamphlets.

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Excellent in every way - a great collection of books. Lots of students around studying and attending sessions. Pretty, old structure.

Thank Jvalant
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The Mitchell library is a gorgeous building, inside and out. It has a large cafe area, and computers that can be used as well as a vast supply of books. It is a great place to study or just to relax.

1  Thank jo_petersxoxo
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I have visited the Mitchell Library twice recently and it is much more than just a library, I attended an information group on how to start a family tree, this was very informative and put across easy for all to understand. Next I booked up...More

1  Thank Lynn W
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I love libraries, and this is certainly a big one. It's a beautiful building outside and inside. I was there for a talk during the book festival, so was mostly in the main theatre, which was very comfortable. Right outside is the cafe bar area,...More

1  Thank Alastair N
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This building is stunning inside and out, most definitely worth a visit. The library staff are very friendly and helpful.

1  Thank AmerzHardy
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

What a great venue for a book signing and talk. We were here this morning in time for an excellent cup of coffee, a cake and a stimulating talk. Staff were extra helpful and friendly. It was good to see this lovely building being so...More

1  Thank silversurfer21
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Stunning architecture with a purpose. This library is amazing with lots of interesting displays and helpful staff. No matter what you're looking for you will find ite here. Just be warned this place is huge, be prepared to take a few wrong turns. Also includes...More

1  Thank polieli
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