Rathmines Library

Rathmines Library

Address: 157 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6

Area: South East Area

Telephone: + 353 1 4973539


Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 10.00am – 8.00pm
Friday, Saturday: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday: Closed


Rathmines Library is in a residential area situated about 3 miles from the city centre on Dublin’s southside. Bus: 14, 14A, 15, 15A, 83.

Children’s Events/Activities

Children’s Art Classes every Saturday for 5-10 year olds from 10.30am -11.30am and from 12pm-1pm. Term time only. Please note that the library is closed on Saturdays/Mondays of Bank Holiday weekends.

"Happy Time" Toddler Group every Thursday from 10.30am -12pm.

Junior Book Club held first Tuesday of every month from 2.45 – 3.45

Library Access

An Induction loop system for use with hearing aids is available in this location. 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.