State Library

The research and educational library of the canton of Glarus is open to all. Since 1993 it has been housed at the reinvented "higher state school" in Glarus. Its collection focuses on Glarner literature, but the continually expanding lending library for all also contains:

  • 7,600 children's and young adult books
  • 17,400 books for adults
  • 2,300 DVDs
  • 3,800 CDs
  • 200 MCs
  • 520 CD-ROMs
  • 150 language courses,
  • 20 newspapers and
  • 110 magazines.

Opening Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 09:15 to 11:30 and 14:00 to 18:00
Thursday: 14:00 to 18:00
Saturday: 09:15 to 16:00
The library closes at 17:00 before holidays.

Landesbibliothek des Kantons Glarus
Hauptstrasse 60
8750 Glarus
+41 (0)55 646 63 21