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    CDs, DVDs, scores, and much more . . .Read more >>

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    Books, graphic novels, music, and a place to hang out (and study!).

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Cork City Library wins ‘Best local authority library service 2015’

Public Sector Magazine has named Cork City Library ‘Best local authority library service’ for the second year running.

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New Hollyhill Library

We are delighted to announce that our Hollyhill Library reopened on 1 July 2015 in our brand-new library building on Harbour View Road, located between Terence MacSwiney Community College and the Hollyhill shopping centre. 

Opening Hours

Summertime early-closing schedule

Our summertime early-closing schedule operates during July and August, when all our libraries close at 5:30 p.m.

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IMPAC Award 2015

This year's International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has been won by British novelist Jim Crace for his novel Harvest

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Summer school of creative writing 2015

Please find below a link to the dates, times and locations of this year's summer schools of creative writing at Cork City Libraries. 


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