Contact and opening hours

Bank Holiday and Closure Dates 2019

Please refer to pages of departments below for specific opening times of each.

Sat 20.07. – Sun 04.08. incl. Summer Break
Mon 23.12.2019 – Sun 05.01.2020 Winter Break

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday: 09:00–21:00
Friday: 09:00 – 16:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 13:30

Our Institute is closed for its summer break from Sat 20.07. – Sun 04.08. incl.
Regular Opening Hours:
Monday - Tuesday: 16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday - Thursday: 11:00 - 19:00
Saturday: 09:30 – 13:30

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Reduced Summer Opening Times

Monday, 8th until Sunday, 14th July 2019:

Friday - Monday: closed
Tuesday: 16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday: 11:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 11:00 - 19:00

Monday, 15th until Sunday, 21st July 2019:
Friday - Monday: closed
Tuesday: 15:00 - 17:00
Wednesday: 11:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 11:00 - 17:00

! From 22nd July - 19th August our library is closed !

Reduced Summer Opening Times from Tuesday, 20th August until Sunday, 15th September 2019:
Friday - Monday: closed
Tuesday: 16:00 - 19:00
Wednesday: 11:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 11:00 - 19:00
Language Office Opening Hours for telephone enquiries:

Monday - Thursday: 14:00 - 17:00
Friday: 10:00 - 13:00

Consultations in person by arrangement.
If you would like to speak to one of our staff, please arrange an appointment in advance.

Our language office will be closed from Monday  22nd July until Sunday 11th August.

Directions


Public Transport
  • Tube:
    - St. George's Road or Kelvinbridge
  • Bus:
    You will find bus stops near the Institute on Woodlands Road, Elderslie Road / Sauchiehall Street and Great Western Road:
    - Woodlands Rd: 4/4 A (First Buses)
    - Elderslie Rd/ Sauchiehall St: 19, 3, 77 (First Buses), 7 (McGill's)
    - Great Western Road: 6, 6A, 6B (First Buses)
    You may also consult the First website to find the most suitable bus route for you: First: SimpliCITY
  • Train:
    - Charing Cross Station (in walking distance)
    - Central Station (Exit Hope Street). Then by bus further along to Woodlands Road (second stop after Charing Cross, next to a church), then a steep walk up Woodlands Gate, left and right to Park Circus
    - Queen Street Station or Buchanan Bus Station. With the tube further along to Kelvinbridge Station or St. George’s Cross Station (both are within 10 mins. walking distance from the Institute)
Parking Facilities
There are parking charges in operation in Park Circus and the surrounding area. So please remember to bring coins with you to feed the parking meter! No charges after 6pm and on weekends.