Carrigaline Library

Carrigaline Library Exterior

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30am - 5.30pm.

Closed on Mondays.

Closed on Saturday of Bank Holiday Weekends.

Please check in with your local library for updated opening hours and services available. 


Carrigaline Library offers a wide range of books for lending to adults and children, including books on tape and CDs. A selection of general reference books is also held, such as encyclopaedias and dictionaries. The library also stocks a collection of DVDs for adults and children.

The newspapers and magazines available for viewing in the library are as follows: the Irish Examiner, the Irish Times, the Southern Star, Carrigdhoun, Hello, Woman's Way and Phoenix. 

Public toilet available.

Internet Access

Internet access is available on public computers. Advance booking for this service is advisable. Wi-Fi is also available to members.

Remote Printing 

You can now print remotely to the printer in Carrigaline library. You can print from your tablet or smartphone, from your home computer or laptop or send documents directly via email. Then collect your prints at the self-service printing kiosk at the library by the close of business the following day.

A4 black and white is 15 cent a page. 
A4 colour is 60 cent a page.
A3 black and white is 30 cent a page. 
A3 colour is €1.20 a page.

1.) By email 

Attach your document to an e-mail and ensure you include a subject heading before forwarding to one of the e-mail addresses provided. 

2.) From your browser

Visit PrinterOn and upload your print job and send directly to the printer!

3.) From Tablet or Smartphone (Android/Apple/Blackberry)
  1. Download the PrinterOn App from Google Play Store or iTunes App Store
  2. Open the App and select what it is you wish to print.
  3. Ensure your Location services are enabled or use the QR code in order to locate the library printers.

*Please note it can take up to 20 minutes before your document is ready to be released from the printer and you have until the close of business the following day to collect your print job.
** Please ensure you have the correct e-mail address from which you sent the document from as this is required when collecting your print job.

Remote Printing Brochure Carrigaline (pdf)

Self-Print Mobile Printing Service Instructions (pdf)

How to print a boarding pass

How to print from Google Drive (pdf)



Storytime for children is held every Friday at 3:00pm

A gramophone recital is held on the third Thursday of every month at 11am

An adult book club is held on the first Wednesday of every month at 11am.

A knitting group every Tuesday at 2.30pm.

Age Action host Getting Started Computer Training classes in the library on a Wednesday morning from 10.00 am to 12.00.

to sign up please complete this form by clicking on the link or contact the library

Visual art exhibitions are held from time to time. Please contact the library for details.

The library holds a function for the local active retirement group approximately every 6 weeks. Contact the library for details.

Various other activities are held throughout the year, including involvement in St. Brigid's Festival, the Bealtaine Festival and the Children's Book Festival.



Directions to the Library: From Cork take the N28 and stay on it until the Shannonpark Roundabout. Drive straight through this roundabout and also through the next two roundabouts. On arriving at the church drive straight on to the Main Street, passing the A.I.B Bank and SuperValu on the right. Take the next left turn, and the library is a large white building on the right-hand side, past the Gaelic Bar. The car park and entrance are shared with Dunnes Stores.