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Mobile library service provides for areas in our communities not in the vicinity of our libraries.

Please note our Mobile Library service is temporarily suspended.

If you have any enquiries, or would like to request a new stop, please contact our mobile library team.

Services Available

At any given time, the mobile library can carry over 2000 items for loan. In general we keep it stocked with a wide range:
  • adult and children's fiction and non-fiction books
  • large print books
  • talking books on CD 

The mobile has easy access for anyone who might struggle with stairs.

Free Requests

Remember that it's free to reserve an item from ANY of our libraries. You can even ask for it to be delivered on the mobile library next time it visits!

Mobile Library Route and Timetables

Our Mobile Library delivers to the community every two weeks and calls in at more than 50 locations.

We will be stopping at these locations on the following dates and times:

  • 10 & 24 August
  • 7 & 21 September
  • 5 & 19 October
  • 2, 16 & 30 November
  • 14 December
Monday – Bonhill, Haldane, Gartocharn and Lomondgate
Locations Times
No 37 Ladyton 9.30-9.50am
No 115 Ladyton 9.55-10.10am
No 43/47 O'Hare 10.15-10.25am
270 Pappert 10.30-10.50am
Cranloch Courts 11.05-11.20am
Roy Young Avenue 11.25-11.40am
Brown St (at shops) 11.40-11.55am
Gartocharn Lay-By 1.30-1.50pm
Lagganbeg Caravan Park 2.00-2.30pm
Glenfinnan Drive (at lay-by) 2.50-3.10pm
Glenfinnan Drive (at Play park) 3.15-3.35pm
Glen Shira Drive 3.35-4.00pm

We will be stopping at these locations on the following dates and times:

  • 11 & 25 August
  • 8 & 22 September
  • 6 & 20 October
  • 3 & 17 November
  • 1 & 15 December
Tuesday - Dumbarton (Brucehill, Castlehill and Bellsmyre)
Locations Times
Methlan Park 9.50-9.40am
Ardoch Crescent (at the nursery) 9.50-10.30am
Glencairn Road 10.30-10.40am
Cardross Road- junction of Waverley Terrace 10.45-11.00am
Maple Ave 11.05-11.15am
Hawthornhill Road (at the shop) 11.20-11.30am
Quarryknowe (at the Phoenix) 11.35-11.55am
Barwood Hil (at shops) 1.00-1.20pm
No. 8 Glenside 1.25-1.50pm
Oaktree Gardens 2.00-2.20pm
No 64 Maryfisher Crescent 2.25-2.45pm
Orissa Drive at Flats/play park 3.10-3.35pm
Almora Drive  (at the lay-by) 3.40 - 4.00pm

We will be stopping at these locations on the following dates and times:

  • 12 & 26 August
  • 8 & 23 September
  • 7 & 21 October
  • 4 & 18 November
  • 2 & 16 December
Wednesday - Clydebank and Old Kilpatrick
Locations Times
Fleming Avenue (at the shops)  9.20-9.40am
Centre 81  9.40-10.30am
Andrew Drive - Bowling Club  10.40-11.00am
No 1 Kirkwood Avenue  11.10-11.30am
Ramillies Court  11.35-11.55am
No 28 Freeland Road  1.05-1.25pm
Ashtree Court  1.30-1.50pm
Erskine View  1.55-2.10pm
No 94 Thistleneuk  2.15-2.40pm
Dumbarton Road/Gavinburn Place  3.00-3.20pm
Roman Crescent (at the Oval)  3.20-3.40pm
Roman Crescent (at the Lock ups)  3.40-4.00pm

We will be stopping at these locations on the following dates and times:

  • 13 & 27 August
  • 10 & 24 September
  • 8 & 22 October
  • 5 & 19 November
  • 3 & 17 December
Thursday - Alexandria/Dumbarton Sheltered Housing and Renton
Locations Times
Manse Gardens, Balloch 9.30-9.50am
Oakbank, Sheltered Housing Alexandria 10.00-10.20am
Bridge Court, Sheltered Housing 10.25-10.45am
Crosslet House, Care Home 10.55-11.25am
Church Court, Sheltered Housing 11.35-11.55am
26 Colquhoun Road, Milton  1.05-1.25pm
Clyde Court, Westbridgend  1.40-2.00pm
McFarlane Place  2.15-2.35pm
Hall Street  2.55-3.15pm
Taylor Street (at the play park)  3.20-3.40pm
Johnstone Road  3.40-4.00pm

We will be stopping at these locations on the following dates and times:

  • 14 & 28 August
  • 11 & 25 September
  • 9 & 23 October
  • 6 & 20 November
  • 4 & 18 December
Friday - Dalmuir, Faifley and Dumbarton East
Locations Times
Melbourne Ave 9.20 - 9.40am
Myrtle Road/Cedar Avenue 9.45 - 10.05am
Kirkoswald Drive - at the Co-op 10.15 - 10.30am
No 40 Mossgiel Drive at the flats 10:30 - 10.50am
Villa Kindergarden, Duntocher 11.00 - 11.30am
Abbeylands Road 11.40 - 11.55am
No 95 Dumbuie Avenue 1.30 - 1.50pm
No 38 Millburn Crescent 1.50 - 2.10pm
No 1 Dunbritton Road 2.10 - 2.30pm
Outside Tots-R-Us Nursery, Highmains 2.35 - 2.55pm
Dumbuck  Crescent 3.15 - 3.35pm
Dumbuck Gardens (at the Lay-by) 3.35 - 3.55pm

Mobile School Service

West Dunbartonshire Libraries operate a School Mobile Library service. Which provides a library service to the local primary and specialist schools in our local communities.

Find out more about the Mobile School Library service