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Mitchell Library

424 Reviews

Mitchell Library

424 Reviews
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Mitchell Library 201 North Street Charing Cross, Glasgow G3 7DN Scotland
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Jasmine J wrote a review Nov 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom2 contributions
My most favourite place to read books in the town. I have been visiting this library for last four years. It is always wonderful and quite.
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Date of experience: November 2020
itchyfeet2014 wrote a review Jan 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom2,025 contributions485 helpful votes
The Mitchell Library has a wealth of resources including great family history archives, a theatre and fantastic library facilities. The building itself is beautiful and glorious when lit up at night. Currently there is an exhibition of portraits of distinguished Women in Science. This is located in the ground floor, near the theatre entrance. I thought this would be both historical and paintings. However it is very topical with beautiful photographs of women who have excelled in Science, mainly in Scotland. A great and most informative exhibition. The photos are skilfully taken and of wonderful quality. Worth a visit.
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Date of experience: January 2020
HHHB wrote a review Dec 2019
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom62 contributions19 helpful votes
We visited the archive area to research my family history in particular there extensive collection of the Glasgow Herald. The staff were very helpful.
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Date of experience: December 2019
SueDenimEsq wrote a review Dec 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom7 contributions
Can spend hours in here with not much of an agenda. Beautiful building, vintage carpets & smell. Love it
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Date of experience: February 2019
99rainraingoaway wrote a review Nov 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom88 contributions42 helpful votes
As I live in the city, I thought it was time to visit the Mitchell and actually see what was there, beyond the books. Sylvia took the small group round the buildings through the ages and pointed to so many interesting aspects - architectural features, book stock, current provision, computers, community services and history. I particularly liked the variety of bright carpets on the different floors and the glass ceilings. Definitely worth booking - it’s free - whether local or visiting. It has inspired me to use the library more!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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