Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30am - 5.30pm.
Closed Saturday of Bank Holiday weekends.
Please check in with your local library for updated opening hours and services available.
Borrow, Return and Request Items
Twelve items can be borrowed for up to three weeks (including books, audiobooks (for adults), and DVD’s for all ages.) There are no fines for late returns however, items can be renewed online, by phone or at the library if it is not requested by someone else.
If an item is not available, you can ask at the desk to request it from another public library. You will be notified when it is ready to be picked up.
Newspapers and Magazines
The Irish Examiner, Irish Times, and Irish Independent, and the Hello magazine are provided for free to be read in the library.
Free Wi-Fi is available to library members. Borrowers are welcome to use their own laptops, tablets etc. in our branches. All you need is your library card number and 4-digit PIN to log on. Remember to bring your library card with you, to reset your pin if required.
The Library provides a number of study spaces in branch, most with power supply access. Access to the public Wi-Fi is free with your library card.
To use a public computer is free, all you need is your library card number and 4-digit PIN. Remember to bring your library card with you to use the computer.
To be guaranteed a free PC when you arrive at the library, you can always book ahead. PCs may be booked in person or by phone. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Sessions last up to 55 minutes. Remember to bring your library card with you to use the computer.
If you haven't booked a computer and there is one free, you are welcome to use it.
You can now print remotely to the printer in Kanturk 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 from a staff member at the library by the close of business the following day. Exception: Any print job sent on a Saturday will need to be collected that day.
A4 black and white is 15 cent a page.
A4 colour is 60 cent a page.
*Correct change is also required when collecting your print job.
1.) By email
Attach your document to a blank 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)
- Download the PrinterOn App from Google Play Store or iTunes App Store.
- Open the App and select what it is you wish to print.
- 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.
***Exception: Any print job sent on a Saturday will need to be collected that day.
Photocopying is available in Black and White and Colour.
A4 Black and White – 0.15 cent per page.
A3 Black and White – 0.20 cent per page.
A4 Colour – 0.60 cent per page.