Libraries

Fingal Library Network

Fingal Libraries operates 10 library branches, a mobile library and housebound service, as well as a Local Studies and Archives service.

Donabate-Library (1)
Balbriggan Library main

Address

George's Square, Balbriggan

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Opening Hours 

Monday - Thursday: 9:45am- 8pm
Fri and Sat: 9:45am-1pm and 1:45pm-5pm
Bank holiday weekends: closed Saturday and Monday
Sunday: Closed

Facilities

Self-service borrowing, renewals and returns
2 on-line public-access catalogue PCs

15 Public access computers

You can now reserve a library PC time slot online.  Please click on this link https://bookapc.fingal.ie/  and follow the instructions. 

Driver Theory Test PC available for practice
Free Wi-fi and Internet acce

Photocopying and printing (charges apply)
Printing is provided by Surfbox 

 

Black & white:   [email protected]

 Colour :             [email protected]

 

- Adult and Young Adult study areas
- Meeting/Lecture rooms
- Exhibition space
- Local history collection
- Healthy Reading collection
- Aspergers/Autism educational equipment

Accessibility

- Wheelchair accessible
- Split level desks
- Public/disabled toilets

Baldoyle Library main

Address

The Mall, Baldoyle

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Opening Hours

Staffed Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9.45am – 8pm

Friday and Saturday: 9.45am – 5pm

My Open Library Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8am – 9.45am & 8pm – 10pm

Fri and Saturday: 8am – 9.45am & 5pm – 10pm

Sunday: 8am – 10pm

Facilities

  • Adult, Young Adult and Children’s Collections
  • DVDs, Audio Books and Large Print Collections
  • Reference library and study facility
  • Internet access, WIFI and IT facilities
  • Computers. You can now reserve a library PC time slot online.  Please click on this link https://bookapc.fingal.ie/  and follow the instructions.
  • Printing  and Photocopying (charges apply)
  • Printing is provided by Surfbox email colour to b%61l%64o%79le%2d%[email protected] %6d" rel="nofollow"> [email protected]  and black/white to  [email protected]
  • Class visits and block loans for teachers

  • Newspapers
  • Magazine lending
  • Exhibition space (booking fees apply)
  • Meeting Rooms (booking fees apply)
  • Local history information

 

Accessibility

Wheelchair access

Public and disabled toilets

Blanch-library main

Address

The Civic Centre , Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15

Find us on Google Maps

Opening hours 

Mon-Thurs: 9:45am – 8:00pm

Fri and Sat: 9:45am – 5:00pm

Bank holiday weekends: Closed Saturday and Monday 
Sunday: Closed

Facilities

  • Self-service borrowing, renewals and returns
  • Computers. You can now reserve a library PC time slot online.  Please click on this link https://bookapc.fingal.ie/  and follow the instructions.
  • Free Wi-fi and internet access
  • Photocopying (charges apply)
  • Printing is provided by Surfbox email colour to  [email protected]  and black/white to  [email protected]
  • Daily newspapers
  • Microfilm reader
  • Study space
  • Children’s area
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Exhibition space
  • Cyber skills room with assistive technology
  • Local history collection
  • Europe Direct Information Centre (www.europedirect.ie)
  • Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public/disabled toilets
  • Assistive technologies
Donabate-Library (1)

Address

Community & Leisure Centre, Donabate, Ballalease North, Donabate, Co. Dublin

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Opening Hours

Monday & Wednesday

1.15pm – 8.00pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

9.45am – 1.00pm & 1.45pm – 5.00pm

(Closed for lunch 1pm – 1.45pm)

 

Facilities

  • Adult Library
  • Children’s Library
  • Teen section
  • Self-service borrowing, renewing and returns
  • Computers. You can now reserve a library PC time slot online.  Please click on this link https://bookapc.fingal.ie/  and follow the instructions.
  • Free Wifi and internet access
  • Quiet room with assistive technology and Smartboard
  • Reference books
  • Large print books
  • Periodicals, Newspapers, Application forms,
  • DVDS, CD’S, Computer games,  Audio books
  • Photocopying, printing and scanning via “Surfbox” http://goo.gl/2lJxxz  (Charges apply). To print using Surfbox send your document by email to Select Black and white or colour as followsB&W  : [email protected]  Colour : [email protected]

 

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Public toilets

Garristown Library

Address

Main St, Garristown

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Opening hours 

Mon and Wed:   1:45pm - 5:00pm  and 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Tues and Thurs: 9:45am - 1:00pm and 1:45pm – 5:00pm

Fri, Sat and Sun: Closed

Bank holiday weekends: Closed Saturday and Monday

Facilities

  • Computers with free internet access. 
  • Online database
  • Fax (charges apply)
  • Photocopying and printing (charges apply)
  • Under current Government Level 3 guidelines public pcs will not be available
  • Study space
  • Meeting space
  • Small Exhibition space
  • Local history & community information
  • Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assistive technology: keyboard and mouse
Howth Library

Address

Howth, Dublin
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Opening hours 

Mon and Wed:                 1:15pm – 8:00pm.

Tues, Thurs, Fri and Sat:  9:45am – 1:00pm and 1:45pm – 5:00pm
Bank holiday weekends: Closed Saturday and Monday
Sunday: Closed

Facilities

  • Adult Library
  • Children’s Library
  • Teen Section 
  • Internet Access
  • Photocopying and printing (Charges apply)
  • Printing and photocopying is provided by Surfbox. Email [email protected] for black & white printing. Email [email protected]
  • Under current Government Level 3 guidelines public pcs will not be available
  • Reference Books
  • Large Print Books
  • Periodicals, Newspapers, Application Forms
  • Local History Files
  • DVDs, CDs, Computer Games, Talking Books
  • Community Information

 

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Malahide Library main

Address

Main St, Malahide
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Opening hours

Opening Hours are:

Monday – Thursday 9.45am – 8pm

Friday & Saturday 9.45am – 1pm and 1.45pm – 5pm 

Facilities

  • Self-service borrowing, renewals and returns
  • Computers. You can now reserve a library PC time slot online.  Please click on this link https://bookapc.fingal.ie/  and follow the instructions.
  • Free Wifi and internet access
  • Photocopying (charges apply)
  • Printing is provided by Surfbox email colour to  [email protected]  and black/white to  [email protected]
  • Study space
  • Lecture room
  • Exhibition space
  • Local history collection

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Assistive technology

Rush Library main

Address

Chapel Green, Rush, K56 ED95
Find us on Google Maps

Opening hours

Monday-Thursday 9:45am-8pm

Friday/Saturday 9:45am-1pm, 1:45pm-5pm

Closed Sundays

Bank holiday weekends: Closed Saturday and Monday

Facilities

  • Self-service borrowing, renewals and returns
  • Computers. You can now reserve a library PC time slot online.  Please click on this link https://bookapc.fingal.ie/  and follow the instructions.
  • Free Wi-Fi and internet access
  • Fax (charges apply)
  • Photocopying and printing (charges apply)
  • Printing is provided by Surfbox email colour to [email protected]
  • and black/white to [email protected]
  • Study space
  • Meeting room
  • Exhibition space
  • Local history collection

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Public/disabled toilets

Skerries Library

SKERRIES LIBRARY OPENING HOURS 

NOW OPEN EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 

 

Monday Wednesday Friday Saturday      

9.45 – 5 p.m.   

(closed for lunch 1 – 1.45 p.m.) 

 

Tuesday + Thursday 

(late opening)    

1.15 – 8 p.m. 

 

For further information please phone the library at 018905671 or email [email protected]

Address

Strand St, Townparks, Skerries
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Opening Hours

The mobile library service will continue to deliver a service to Skerries at the following stops:

 

  • Ardla Cottages, Skerries – public stop -Wednesday afternoon 2:30-3:30 once a month
  • Mourne View Skerries – public stop - Wednesday afternoon 2:00-3:00 twice a month
  • Shenick, Skerries - public stop - Wednesday afternoon 3:00-4:00 twice a month
  • Milverton NS in Skerries once a month.
Fingal Libraries

Address
Rathbeale Rd, Commons West, Swords
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Opening hours

Mon - Thurs: 9:45am – 8:00pm
Fri and Sat : 9:45am – 1:00pm and 1:45pm – 5:00pm
Bank holiday weekends: Closed Saturday and Monday  
Sunday: Closed

Facilities

  • Self-service borrowing, renewals and returns
  • Computers. You can now reserve a library PC time slot online.  Please click on this link https://bookapc.fingal.ie/  and follow the instructions.
  • Free Wifi and internet access
  • Photocopying(charges apply)
  • Printing is provided by Surfbox email colour to  [email protected]  and black/white to  [email protected]
  • Study space
  • Exhibition space
  • Local history section

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Assistive technologies 

Where do we deliver

We can deliver to:

  • your home

  • a hospital

  • nursing homes and care facilities 

What we can bring you

We have a wide selection available and can bring you any of the following:

  • fiction and non fiction book
  • books in large print
  • talking books 
  • music CDs
  • DVDs

When do we deliver? 

Fridays: 9:30am to 1:00pm

The Housebound delivery service closes for July and August but we have measures in place to ensure you have sufficient reading material during this period:

 

  • Before the start of July, you can receive as many books as you need to tide you over the 8 week period, so that you do not run out of reading material.
  • Alternatively, you can nominate a relative or friend (staff member in the case of care homes) to pick up books for you from Blanchardstown Library or any other of our Libraries during this time.

 

There is also a wide range of e-resources available free of charge 24/7 from Fingal Libraries, including Borrowbox at: https://www.fingal.ie/council/service/fingal-library-eservices-and-eresources-online

 

The delivery service will resume in September

 

 

 

Mobile Library van 2

‌‌‌Mobile ‌Opening/Office Hours

Monday-Friday

9:30am - 1:00pm and 1:45pm – 5:00pm

 

The Mobile Library service operates Monday to Thursday on a monthly timetable to over 60 locations.

See  Mobile Library Timetable February 2024 

The Mobile Library service closes for July and August and will resume again in September. Before the start of July, you can take as many books as you need to tide you over the 8 week period, so that you do not run out of reading material. All our library branches remain open during July and August and there is also a wide range of e-resources available free of charge 24/7 from Fingal Libraries, including Borrowbox at: https://www.fingal.ie/council/service/fingal-library-eservices-and-eresources-online

 

Facilities

  • 4 Mobile Library vehicles 
  • Adult, young adult and junior books 
  • Dvds, cds and talking books
  • Reference section

Accessibility

4 wheelchair accessible vehicles