In response to guidance on Covid-19 all West Dunbartonshire Libraries are now closed until further notice. If you have any queries about the library service you can still contact us by email at email@example.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Residents can continue to borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, eNewspapers and eMagazines from our extensive online digital collection.
We appreciate your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
|Monday||9:30 AM||-||5:00 PM|
|Tuesday||1:00 PM||-||8:00 PM|
|Wednesday||9:30 AM||-||8:00 PM|
|Thursday||9:30 AM||-||5:00 PM|
|Friday||9:30 AM||-||5:00 PM|
|Saturday||10:00 AM||-||1:00 PM|
|Disabled Access||Yes (ground floor and junior areas only)|
Macmillan @ Dumbarton Library
If you're affected by cancer you may want to know there's someone you can turn to for help.
West Dunbartonshire Libraries are working with Macmillan Cancer Support to provide a network of Macmillan Cancer Information & Support Drop-In Services in your local community.
Drop-in services are now available at the following times and locations:
|Alexandria Library||Mondays||10:30 am to 12:30 pm|
|Balloch Library||Tuesdays||2:00 pm to 4:00 pm|
|Dumbarton Library||Wednesdays||11:00 am to 1:00 pm|
|Clydebank Library||Tuesdays||10.30 am to 12:30 pm|
|Thursdays||1.30 pm to 3:30 pm|
Find out more at: Macmillan cancer support information
The computer suite contains 13 computers which can be booked out by community groups to use for classes. They offer the following:
The computers are available to library members to use for free and are also utilised for the various free computer courses ran by Quest the libraries computer training team and other partner organisations.
This a great space to use with small groups and allows for a greater degree of privacy than the other spaces as it is a self contained room.
The Training and Meeting Room can hold up to 6-8 people seated and can be used by a broad range of groups for training, demonstrations and small private meetings. The space includes:
The junior area of the library is a large welcoming environment with movable shelving units. The space is used for family activities such as Bookbug song and rhyme sessions, and Storytelling. The facilities include:
This flexible area has 3 PCs; access to free WiFi and can be used for a variety of training or group meetings. It also has a wide-screen TV and Wii console with various games.
The heritage centre houses numerous collections relating to Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven including books, maps, pamphlets, photographs, postcards, directories and newspapers.