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Welcome to Cork City Libraries

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News | Nuacht 

Culture Night 2021

Join us on Friday 17 September as we celebrate Culture Night 2021. Check out our programme of events.

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Libraries Open for Borrowing

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Our libraries are open for borrowing. The Reference Library and Local Studies are operating a phone and email service only.

Before you visit our libraries, please read our Covid-19 Page for full information on our Covid-19 measures.

We are unable to offer newspapers, public computers, or study spaces at this time. Maximum numbers apply and wearing of face coverings is mandatory.

Priority hour for elderly or at risk patrons is 10 am – 11 am.

We ask that you do not borrow from the library if you or someone in your household has symptoms of Covid-19. If you have library items at home, and then you or a household member develop symptoms, please do not return your items until you have completed a 14 day isolation period and are fever free for the last 5 days.

You can still renew your items on the phone or online.

Under 12s must be supervised at all times. As maximum numbers will apply we ask that you limit your visit to a quick visit. We regret we cannot accommodate visits from groups or classes at this time.

Notices | Fógraí

Remote printing and self-service photocopying

We are please to announce that remote printing, printing from USB, and self-service photocopying services are now available at Bishopstown, Blackpool, City Library, Douglas, Hollyhill, Mayfield and Tory Top libraries. Visit our Printing and Copying page for a guide to remote printing.

Free online music lessons with ArtistWorks for Libraries

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Interested in learning a musical instrument? Want to learn to play a different style? Get ArtistWorks for Libraries online, free with your library membership! 36 online music courses, including instruments, voice and music theory, on your phone, tablet, laptop or PC. Guided video lessons by top musicians and teachers. Visit our Learn Online page for information.

Use Online | Seirbhísí ar Líne

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Please continue to use our online services. You can join online.

You can borrow eBookseMagazines, eNewspapers, listen to music, take an online course, all free with your library card.

You can browse Cork Past and Present, or our Interactive Timeline 1918 to 1923, or browse our online exhibitions.

Watch our online storytimes  or listen to our podcast A City Reading to find out about library news and projects.








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