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Libraries of Glasgow: 8 of the best libraries to visit in Glasgow that are "your ticket to the whole world"

Glasgow's libraries are amazing places to read, learn and discover with 33 spread across the city

Billy Connolly said: "When I was an unhappy little boy, going to the library changed my life. It may even have saved it. Amazing as it sounds, literature can do that for you. Books are your ticket to the whole world. They're a free ticket to the entire earth."

Connolly's favourite book of all time is American writer John Kennedy Toole's novel A Confederacy of Dunces which was published in 1980 so be sure to look out for that when browsing through the great collection of books at these eight Glasgow libraries.

Connolly's favourite book of all time is American writer John Kennedy Toole's novel A Confederacy of Dunces which was published in 1980 so be sure to look out for that when browsing through the great collection of books at these eight Glasgow libraries.

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