Adult Lending

Located in Cork City Libraries HQ on the Grand Parade, the adult lending library serves the people of Cork City and its surrounds.

Adult Lending | Rannóg na nIasachtaí

Our largest collections of books, audiobooks and DVDs for home borrowing are held in the Adult Lending Department of the City Library, Grand Parade.  Our large-print book collections are very popular among readers.  We also have collections of books to support learning and adult literacy. 

Information | Eolas

Address: 57-61 Grand Parade, Cork T12 NT99

Seoladh: 57-61 Sráid an Chapaill Bhuí, Corcaigh T12 NT99

Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10.00 am - 5.30 pm 

Contact: Email: | Tel: (021) 492 4909

Public Transport: Many bus routes pass through the city.

All Cork City Libraries are closed on Public Holidays and Bank Holiday Weekends.

Facilities | Áiseanna

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Community Space
  • Self-service Kiosks
  • Printing and Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi and Public Internet
  • Scanner

Clubs and Groups | Clubanna agus Grúpaí

There are a number of clubs and groups that meet on a regular basis in the City Library, Grand Parade including book clubs, writing groups and Irish conversation groups. As group meeting times can change, please contact the library for the most up-to-date information. 

Book a space | Spás a chur in áirithe

Available to book subject to Cork City Libraries' Use of Library Spaces Policy

If you would like to book a space please contact the City Library:
Email: or Tel: (021) 492 4900