Libraries

Libraries are open for limited browsing, return of library materials, photocopying and printing services available at this time. 
Note: Many other online services are free of charge and you can join online for free via www.galwaylibrary.ie .
  • Where is the library in Galway City?

    There are three libraries in Galway City:

    View a map of the locations of the Libraries in Galway City.

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  • What are the opening times of Galway City Library?

     
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Wednesday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Thursday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Friday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Saturday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm

    * Please note: The Juvenile Library at Saint Augustine Street closes at 5.00pm each day.

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  • What are the opening times of Ballybane Library?

     
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday 11:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00
    Wednesday 11:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00
    Thursday 11:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00
    Friday 11:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00
    Saturday 11:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00

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  • What are the opening times of Westside Library?

     
    Monday Closed
    Tuesday 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Wednesday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Thursday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Friday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm
    Saturday 10.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm

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  • Who provides the library service in Galway City?

    The library service is provided by Galway County Council on behalf of the City Council as a shared service, to which the City Council contributes on an annual basis.

    While Galway City Council is a Library Authority, it is not directly involved in the provision of the library service for the City.

    Please refer to Galway County Council's website for further information on library services.

    You can search the Library Catalogue on-line at www.galwaylibrary.ie

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