Upcoming events

A Collective Force for Health & Wellbeing 
Alzheimer Scotland & Inverclyde Libraries Pathfinder Launch

Find out how to reduce the risk of developing dementia, live well with or care for someone with dementia, and how local organisations and libraries can support your needs.

Monday 29th May
Greenock Central Library
11am - 1pm
Pipes & Poems from the Greenock Burns Club
Refreshments provided

Alzheimer Scotland Inverclyde advisor
Inverclyde Carers Centre
Your Voice Dementia Friendly Inverclyde
Beacon Arts Centre Dance For Parkinson’s
Inverclyde Centre for Independent Living
Community Nutritionist
Inverclyde Leisure Live Active

Greenock Central Library
Wallace Place 
Greenock, PA15 1JB 
01475 712323


Inverclyde Libraries Summer Programme for Children, Young People and Families 
26 June 2023 - 11 August 2023

Keep busy over the Summer Holidays with Inverclyde Libraries programme for children and young people. – Please follow us on social media for the latest information regarding dates, times and how to book.


Crafternoons – free family Craft sessions.

Lego Clubs – extra Lego Clubs on over the holidays

Visits from the Glasgow Science Centre – get hands on with the FitLab exhibits in the library with these amazing exhibits as they tour around Inverclyde.

Animal Man’s Mini Zoo experience returns to the library for the extremely popular hands-on animal experiences.  Learn all about the animals and their habitats.

Author visits – get inspired by real authors as they talk about their books and their journey towards becoming published authors.

Silent Discos in the Library.

Take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge – Ready, Set, Read! For more information please see The Reading Agency Website linked on this page.

Some events will require to be booked in advance via Inverclyde Libraries Eventbrite page.
All events are free and will be suitable for children, young people and families.  
Under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult.


The Glasgow Science Centre and Animal Man visits are funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.
The author visits are delivered thanks to Live Literature funding from the Scottish Book Trust.




Open Book

Open Book
Open Book

Inverclyde Libraries now have two trained Open Book Lead Readers who will launch Inverclyde Libraries’ own Open Book shared reading sessions on Wednesday 30th November 2022.

The sessions will be running on the last Wednesday of the month from Greenock Central Library , 2.30-3.30pm. There is no need to book sessions or read anything in advance, participants can just come along to listen to a story and poem and join in with the discussions in a relaxed, informal atmosphere with a cuppa on hand. All welcome.



Device Advice

Having problems with your smartphone?
Want to learn more about using your tablet? We can help!        

From turning your device on, connecting to Wi-Fi and adjusting volume controls, to using email, social media, staying safe online and browsing the internet, our friendly and knowledgeable staff at your local branch can help.

Book your free one-to-one session by calling your local branch, or for further information email library.central@inverclyde.gov.uk

  • Central: Friday 11am-12pm. Call 01475 712323.
  • Gourock: Friday 11am-12pm. Call 01475 712340.
  • Port Glasgow: Tuesday 11am-12pm. Call 01475 715629.
  • Kilmacolm: Monday 5pm-6pm. Call 01475 715621.
  • South West: Tuesday 2pm-3pm. Call 01475 715667.