Books and Reading

We support books and reading through our book collections, book clubs, events and festivals.

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At Cork City Libraries we have books for adults, children and young people - classics, bestsellers, biographies, travel, foreign language, literacy, sport, history and much more. We also have large print books, eBooks, eAudiobooks, DVDs and CDs. With over 500,000 items in stock to choose from, you are sure to find a book to suit you.  And with the national catalogue and delivery service you have access to 12 million items! Enjoy a quiet reading space in any of our local libraries, relax with a good book in the comfort of your own home or explore our many eBooks that are available online.

We also support books and reading through our many book clubs and various events throughout the year such as: World Book Festival, One City One Book and author visits. Please visit our What's On section to find out about events, programmes and festivals in your library.

View our range of books, CDs, DVDs here at the Library Catalogue

To keep up to date with new additions to stock and recommended reading lists, visit our Love Reading Cork page on Flickr. New books and booklists are also highlighted on our Facebook page. For occasional articles on literature and recommended reading, visit our Library Blog.