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

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:   balbriggan.bw@printspots.com

 Colour :             balbriggan.colour@printspots.com

 

 

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

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Assistive technology pc
Split level desks
Public/disabled toilets

Contact the Library

Email: balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

Telephone: (01) 8704401
 

Baldoyle Library main

Opening Hours

Mon: 9:45am-1:00pm and 1:45pm-8:00pm
Tues and Thurs: 1:15pm-8:00pm
Wed, Friday and Saturday: 9:45am-1:00pm and 1:45pm -5:00pm
Bank holiday weekends: Closed Saturday and Monday 
Sunday: Closed

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
  • Printing  and Photocopying (charges apply)
  • Printing is provided by Surfbox email colour to baldoyle-colour@printspots.com  and black/white to  baldoyle-bw@printspots.com
  • 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

Contact Library

Email: baldoylelibrary@fingal.ie

Telephone: (01) 8906793

Blanch-library main

From May 10th Blanchardstown library will operate a contact and collect and printing and photocopying service but will remain closed for browsing due to ongoing refurbishments

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  blanch.colour@printspots.com  and black/white to  blanch.bw@printspots.com
  • Daily newspapers
  • Magazines / Periodicals
  • Microfilm reader
  • Study space
  • Children’s play 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

Contact Library

Email:   blanchlibrary@fingal.ie

Telephone: (01) 8905560

Donabate-Library (1)

Opening Hours

Monday & Wednesday: 2pm – 8pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9.45am – 1pm & 2pm 5pm

Saturday: 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm

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  : donabate-bw@printspots.com  Colour : donabate-colour@printspots.com

 

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Public toilets

Contact the library

Email:  donabate.library@fingal.ie
Telephone:  01-8905609

Garristown Library

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

Contact Us

Email: garristownlibrary@fingal.ie

Telephone: (01) 8355020

Howth Library

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 howth.bw@printspots.com for black & white printing. Email howth.colour@printspots.com
  • 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

Contact the Library

Email: HowthLibrary.Library@fingal.ie

Telephone:   (01) 8905026

Malahide Library main

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  malahide-colour@printspots.com  and black/white to  malahide-bw@printspots.com
  • Study space
  • Lecture room
  • Exhibition space
  • Local history collection

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Assistive technology

Contact Library

Email: malahidelibrary@fingal.ie

Telephone: (01) 8704430

Rush Library main

Opening hours

Mon and Wed: 1:15pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday: 9:45am – 1:00pm and 1:45pm - 8:00pm

Thurs, 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 Wi-Fi and internet access
  • Fax (charges apply)
  • Photocopying and printing (charges apply)
  • Printing is provided by Surfbox email colour to rush-colour@printspots.com
  • and black/white to rush-bw@printspots.com
  • Study space
  • Meeting room
  • Exhibition space
  • Local history collection

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Public/disabled toilets

Contact Library

Email: rushlibrary@fingal.ie

Telephone: (01) 8708414

Skerries Library

Renovation Works

Skerries Library will close to the public on 20 September to prepare the building for the renovation work and extension, which will begin in October.

We will re-open in our temporary premises on Church Street (beside Supervalue) soon.

Library users can avail of library services from any of the public libraries within Fingal until the temporary library in Skerries is ready for occupancy.

 

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.

Contact  Library

Email: SkerriesLibrary.Library@fingal.ie

Telephone: (01) 8905671

Fingal Libraries

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  swords-colour@printspots.com  and black/white to  swords-bw@printspots.com
  • Study space
  • Exhibition space
  • Local history section

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Assistive technologies 

Contact Library

Email: swordslibrary@fingal.ie
Telephone: (01) 8905582

 

 

Mobile Library van 2

‌‌‌Mobile ‌Opening/Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 9.30am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.30pm

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

See Mobile Library Timetable and locations November 2021

The Mobile Library service is CLOSED for the summer months of July and August.

Facilities

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

Accessibility

4 wheelchair accessible vehicles

Contact the Library

Email:   mobile.libraries@fingal.ie  

Telephone: (01) 8906719 (Monday to Thursday 9:30am - 1.00pm and 2.00pm - 5:30pm)

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 service is CLOSED for the summer months of July and August.

Contact Us

Email: houseboundlibrary@fingal.ie

Telephone: (01) 860 4290 or (01)  870 4425