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Please be advised that our libraries will be closed from Thursday 22 October, due to Level 5 restrictions.
Our libraries are currently offering Phone and Collect and e-services only. Please see contact details for your library here. Patrons can borrow 5 items per account.
Please check the library catalogue before you ring.
We are not operating photocopying, printing, or public computer services.
Reference and Local Studies are operating a service via phone and email. Douglas pop-up is closed.
Priority hour is between 10 am and 11 am. Please wear face coverings. Please observe cough and hand hygiene measures when you visit. Please follow guided paths and observe social distancing.
All memberships due to expire in the coming weeks have been extended until 17 November 2020. You can renew your item over the phone, via app, or online. There are no fines.
Please continue to use our online services. This is safer for our staff and for you.
Before you call us for Phone and Collect, you can check the catalogue.
You can borrow eBooks, eMagazines, 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.
This year our festival has moved online. Visit our Children’s Book Festival page and enjoy your favourite authors and creators from the comfort of your own home, school or on the go.
Watch Tadhg Coakley in conversation with Thomas McCarthy, at the launch of this year’s One City One Book event.