Cork City Libraries opened a new and attractive local library in Tory Top Road in September 2005, near the Ballyphehane Community Centre. This replaced the earlier smaller library which operated from 1974 until 2004 on part of the same location. The new library includes a community room to accommodate activities organized by the library or by other groups/organizations. Uniquely among Cork City Libraries, the new Tory Top Library incorporates an enclosed garden (375 sq. metres).
Renewals: Want to renew an item you have borrowed? When returning an item you can ask for other items out to be renewed. When not in the library you have the following options:
• Renew items online through our Catalogue, provided you have collected your four-digit PIN (personal identification number) at any of our libraries.
• Speak directly to a member of staff by telephone at 021 4924934 / 4924946, but please remember that items cannot be renewed by leaving a voicemail message.
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m., with later closing at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.
All our libraries are closed on bank holiday weekends (Saturday to Monday inclusive).
Books & related stock: 52,107 items (01 June 2015)
No. of public-access computers with Internet access: Sixteen public Internet computers are available to members and non-members. Twelve public Internet computers are available for adults and four are available for children. Two other computers are dedicated to the Library Catalogue. Internet bookings can also be made by telephoning 4924934, after 10.00 a.m.
Telephone: 4924934 / 4924946; Fax/Text: 4966029
Bus no. 203 stops near Church of the Assumption on Pearse Road. Street parking is free on Tory Top Road.
Public floor area: 570 sq. metres
Executive Librarian: Deirbhile Dennehy
Postal address: Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane, Cork
Seoladh phoist: Leabharlann na mBuaircíní, Baile Féitheán, Corcaigh
Eircode: T12 WP57
Loc8 code: WCP-23-V86