Dolphins Barn

Dolphin's Barn LibraryAddress: Parnell Road, Dublin 12

Area: South Central Area

Telephone: +353 1 4540681


Opening Hours

Monday, Wednesday: 1.00pm – 8.00pm
Tuesday, Thursday to Saturday: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday: Closed


Bus: 17, 50, 56A, 77, 77A, 122, 150, 210.

Dolphin’s Barn Library is located about 2 miles from the city centre along the banks of the Grand Canal on Dublin’s southside.

Children’s Events/Activities

Parent and Toddler Group meets evey Tuesday form 10.30am – 12.30pm

Children’s Art classes take place every Monday afternoon 3.00pm – 4.00pm for aged 7 and under and from 4.00 – 5.00pm for age 8 and over. These classes are free and available term time only. Please note the library is closed on Mondays of Bank Holiday weekends.

Library Access

This location is wheelchair accessible, and an Induction loop system for use with hearing aids is available. Assistive Technology for people with visual impairment, reading difficulties and for people whose first language is not English is also available.

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This website was created by Jill Holtz and Michelle Davitt, both of whom are mothers of young children. Jill and Michelle decided to create this resource themselves, and launched in 2007.