Tuesday to Saturday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Closed Mondays and Saturdays of Bank Holiday weekends
Skibbereen Library offers a wide range of books, audio books and DVDs for children, teenagers and adults. We have a collection of reference books, including a local history collection, for use within the library.
E-books, E-audiobooks and E-magazines are also available to library members.
We have a collection of self help books and CDs available in the library which have been recommended by HSE psychologists and other health professionals.
Newspapers and a selection of magazines are available to read within the library.
Internet access is available on 3 PCs. A valid library card must be presented to use this service.
Wi-Fi is also available for library members.
A range of online subscription resources can be accessed on our 3 internet PCs.
Some of these can also be accessed on PCs outside the library using a valid library card.
The library holds a complete hardcopy set of 1842 Ordnance Survey Maps for County Cork
Regular events include:
Gramophone Recital once a month, usually on the 3rd Friday of the month.
Creative Writing Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month.
Two Book Cubs meet once a month each. Check with library for details.
Library Knitting Group meets every Wednesday morning from 11am.
We hold talks, exhibitions and workshops throughout the year including Summer Arts for Children and Children's Book Festival in October.
Class visits are welcomed and encouraged. Booking is advised.
We participate in a number of local and national festivals, including Bealtaine, Library Ireland Week and A Taste of West Cork Food Festival.
For further information on any of our services or activities, please phone 028 22400