If life is in the habit of throwing you the odd curve ball and you are in need of some advice or financial assistance, your local library is a great place to start. We can help put you in touch with local agencies offering support and specialised information on a range of topics.
If you'd like to learn more about what's happening in your area, or you need some assistance promoting your community group or event, libraries are a great place to start. We can help you:
To learn more about the support available to community groups please contact your local library.
If you're thinking about a career change or you're looking for a new job, your local library can help you on your way. We can offer you:
We can also direct you to other local agencies who can offer you additional support in securing employment.
Skills Development Scotland and the Business Innovation Centre are both based within Barrhead Foundry and offer a range of practical advice to workers and businesses alike. WorkEastRen are also based within Barrhead Foundry and offer information sessions in libraries throughout East Renfrewshire. Adult Learning can help you to improve your reading and writing skill and support you get ready for work.
|Digital Skills Information Session|
Book a free digital skills information session with friendly and knowledgeable staff who can help you identify the best learning opportunities available at your local library.
|Clarkston, Giffnock and Mearns Libraries and the Library within Barrhead Foundry||Various||Various|
|Citizen's Advice Bureau|
Specialist CAB advisers can offer assistance with: homelessness/evictions, debt & money advice, completion of benefit application & appeal forms, benefit appeal representation and employment advice.
|Giffnock Library||Every Tuesday||10am - 2pm|
|Clarkston Library||Every Thursday||10am - 1pm|
|Mearns Library||Every Friday||10am - 2pm|
|Clarkston Library||Every Tuesday||10am - 12pm|
|Neilston Library||Every Wednesday||10am - 12.30pm|
|Mearns Library||Every Thursday||9.30am - 12.30pm|
|Giffnock Library||Every Friday||10am - 12.30pm|