Visit These Local Libraries in Galway 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 libraries in Galway 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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Check Out These Libraries in Galway

Galway City Library

St Augustine Street, Galway. Tel: (091) 561666

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 2-5pm
  • Tuesday: 11am-8pm (5pm for children’s section)
  • Wednesday: 11am-8pm (5pm for children’s section)
  • Thursday: 11am-8pm (5pm for children’s section)
  • Friday: 11am-5pm
  • Saturday: 11am-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Athenry Library

Swan Gate, Athenry. Tel: (091) 845592

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Thursday: 2-5pm and 6-8pm
  • Friday: 11am-1pm and 2-4pm
  • Saturday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Ballinasloe Library

McNevin Avenue, Ballinasloe. Tel: (090) 964 3464

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11am-1pm and 2-8pm
  • Wednesday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Thursday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Friday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

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Ballybane Library

Castlepark Road, Ballybane. Tel: (091) 509244

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Wednesday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Thursday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Friday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 11am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Ballygar Library

Market Square, Ballygar. Tel: (090) 662 4919

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10am-1.30pm and 2-4pm
  • Thursday: Closed
  • Friday: 2-6.30pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

Clifden Library

Market Street, Clifden. Tel: (095) 21092

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 2.30-6pm and 6.30-8.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10.30am-1pm and 2.30-6pm
  • Wednesday: 2.30-6pm and 6.30-8.30pm
  • Thursday: 10.30am-1pm and 2.30-6pm
  • Friday: 10.30am-1pm and 2.30-6pm
  • Saturday: 10.30am-1pm and 2.30-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Dunmore Library

High Street, Dunmore. Tel: (093) 38923

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 2.30-7pm
  • Wednesday: 11.30am-1.30pm
  • Thursday: 2.30-7pm
  • Friday: 11.30am-1.30pm and 2.30-7pm
  • Saturday: 11.30am-3pm
  • Sunday: Closed

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Eyrecourt Library

Church Lane, Eyrecourt. Tel: (090) 967 5056

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 2-4pm and 5.30-7.30pm
  • Thursday: 11am-1pm and 2-4pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 11am-1pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Gort Library

Church Road, Gort. Tel: (091) 631224

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 2-5pm
  • Wednesday: 2-5pm and 6-8pm
  • Thursday: 2-5pm
  • Friday: 11.30am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Saturday: 11.30am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Headford Library

Church Road, Headford. Tel: (093) 36406

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 2.30-7pm
  • Wednesday: 11.30am-1.30pm
  • Thursday: 2.30-7pm
  • Friday: 11.30am-1.30pm and 2.30-5pm
  • Saturday: 11.30am-3pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Leenane Library

Derraheeda, Leenane. Tel: (095) 42920

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 6-8pm
  • Wednesday: 2-5pm
  • Thursday: 10-1pm
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: 11-1pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Loughrea Library

Church Street, Loughrea. Tel: (093) 504028

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10.30am-1pm and 2-7pm
  • Wednesday: 10.30am-1pm and 2-6pm
  • Thursday: 10.30am-1pm and 2-6pm
  • Friday: 10.30am-1pm and 2-6pm
  • Saturday: 10.30am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Spiddal Library

An Spidéal Thiar. Tel: (093) 504028

Opening hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 10.30am-1pm and 1.30-5pm
  • Wednesday: 2-5pm and 5.30-7.30pm
  • Thursday: 10.30am-1pm and 1.30-5pm
  • Friday: 10.30am-1pm and 1.30-5pm
  • Saturday: 11am-3pm
  • Sunday: Closed

You can find more details about libraries in Galway 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.

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