These Dublin Libraries Are a Great Choice For FREE Family Fun

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Check out a book, attend a class, discover a new skill or just avail of the peace and quiet – the library offers so much for the whole family. Discover and visit these local Dublin libraries for FREE family events and plenty more!

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Make sure to check out your local library and find out what classes and events that they run throughout the year. Your local library branch is a wonderful – and free! – resource for families.

Some branches run parent and toddler groups, storytelling sessions, arts and crafts classes, and so on. Not to mention the fact that there is free computer access for library members and the option to borrow books, music, DVDs and more.

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Dublin City Libraries

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This list of Dublin City Libraries includes 21 public libraries in Dublin City Centre, Dublin North Central and North City, as well as Dublin South Central and South City.

We’ve also got listings for libraries in South Dublin and libraries in North Dublin – why not try a different branch for a change?

Ballyfermot Library

Ballyfermot Road, Dublin 10. Tel: (01) 626 9324

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Ballymun Library

Ballymun Road, Dublin 11. Tel: (01) 842 1890

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Cabra Library

Navan Road, Dublin 7. Tel: (01) 869 1414

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

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Central Library

Ilac Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1. Tel: (01) 222 8473

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Charleville Mall Library

North Strand, Dublin 1. Tel: (01) 874 9619

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Thursday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Coolock Library

Barryscourt Road, Dublin 17. Tel: (01) 847 7781

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Dolphin’s Barn Library

Parnell Road, Dublin 12. Tel: (01) 454 0681

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 1pm-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Donaghmede Library

Donaghmede Shopping Centre, Grange Road, Dublin 13. Tel: (01) 848 2833

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 1pm-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-5pm
  • Thursday: 1pm-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Drumcondra Library

Millmount Avenue, Dublin 9. Tel: (01) 837 7206

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Tuesday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Thursday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Finglas Library

Main Shopping Centre, Jamestown Road, Finglas. Tel: (01) 834 4906

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 1pm-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

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Inchicore Library

34 Emmet Road, Dublin 8. Tel: (01) 453 3793

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Wednesday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Kevin Street Library

18 Lower Kevin Street, Dublin 8. Tel: (01) 222 8488

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 1pm-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-5pm
  • Thursday: 1pm-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 1.45-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 1.45-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Marino Library

14-20 Marino Mart, Fairview. Tel: (010 833 6297

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Wednesday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Pearse Street Library / Dublin City Library and Archive

138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

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Pembroke (Ballsbridge) Library

Anglesea Road, Dublin 4. Tel: (01) 668 9575

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 1pm-8pm
  • Tuesday: 1pm-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-5pm
  • Thursday: 10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 1.45-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 1.45-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Phibsboro Library

Off North Circular Road, Phibsboro. Tel: (01) 830 4341

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Wednesday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Raheny Library

Howth Road, Raheny. Tel: (01) 831 5521

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Rathmines Library

157 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6. Tel: (01) 497 3539

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10am-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-8pm
  • Wednesday: 10am-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-8pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Ringsend Library

Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 4. Tel: (01) 668 0063

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Wednesday: 12.45-4pm and 4.45-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Terenure Library

Templeogue Road, Dublin 6W. Tel: (01) 222 8700

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 1pm-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Walkinstown Library

Percy French Road, Dublin 12. Tel: (01) 222 8890

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 1pm-8pm
  • Tuesday: 10am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm-8pm
  • Thursday: 10am-5pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm and 1.45-5pm
  • Saturday: 10am-1pm and 1.45-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

You can find more details about Dublin City Libraries here, including details about what’s on, latest events, online ordering, mobile libraries, and more. Please note, opening times and details are subject to change.

Click here to see libraries in Dublin South County and Dublin North County

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