The Mitchell Library and Theatre

The Mitchell Library is one of Europe's largest public libraries with over one million items of stock and is the hub of a city-wide information service, it's also home to the Mitchell Theatre!

The Mitchell Library And Theatre

About The Mitchell Library and Theatre

The Mitchell Library North Street, Glasgow City Centre G3 7DN
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With its distinctive green dome, the building has been one of the city’s iconic landmarks since it opened in 1911 and is also home to the Mitchell Theatre, an exhibition hall and the Herald Café Bar.

Archives And Collections

The library specialises in material relating to Glasgow’s history, including the city’s Archives and has extensive family history resources. Collections range from rare books and manuscripts to newspapers and online databases.

Business @ The Mitchell

With a range of online business resources available in the library or remotely from your own PC, Business @ The Mitchell has everything you need for starting your own business.

Computers And Internet Access

Customers have access to 96 public PCs and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building. The Information Desk is located at the Granville Street entrance, which is fully accessible. There is another entrance to the Library on North Street but this is not suitable for people who might require assistance.

The Herald Café Bar

The Herald Café Bar is a light, modern, welcoming space situated on the ground floor of The Mitchell Library. It’s great place to have a break if you’re doing some research at the library or are looking for somewhere to meet up with friends for lunch. The menu includes snacks and light meals, hot drinks and sandwiches.
The Café is right next to The Mitchell Theatre so it’s an ideal place to grab something to eat before an event. The Café is fully licensed too so you can even enjoy a glass of wine or a cool beer with your meal too.

You'll find The Mitchell’s main surf area with 50 PCs with FREE Internet access nearby and there’s free Wi-Fi too so you can check your emails over a coffee.

The staff on the Information Desk will be happy to help with any enquiry whether it's about events, exhibitions or services in the Library or how to access material from the collections.

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Upcoming Events at The Mitchell Library and Theatre

The Night Sky Show

The Night Sky Show

10th April 2021

The Night Sky Show will take you on an epic journey from our celestial back yard and across the cosmos!
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Queen Will Rock You!

Queen Will Rock You!

30th April 2021

Queen Will Rock You are well established as one of the world's most authentic tributes to the legend that is Freddie Mercury and Queen, don't miss them at The Mitchell Theatre on April 30th!
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Starless

Starless

29th May 2021

Starless come to Glasgow's Mitchell Theatre to perform tracks from their brand new album Earthbound, released on Last Night From Glasgow!
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Forbidden Nights

Forbidden Nights

14th August 2021

The Forbidden Nights Tour is coming to Glasgow's Mitchell Theatre with a brand new high-octane show, guaranteed to get your pulse racing!
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