Leabharlann Bhaile Bhuirne

Leabharlann Bhaile Bhuirne-Ballyvourney Library External

Opening Hours

Tuesday and Friday: 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5.30pm (Closed 1pm - 2pm).

Closed Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 

Open Saturdays 10am- 1 pm

Closed Saturday of Bank Holiday Weekends.

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


Baile Bhuirne library offers a range of services to adults and children, including book lending, audiobooks, film DVDs, CDs, and CD-ROMs. E-magazines and an extensive e-audio and e-book service are also available to library members.

The Irish Examiner, The Corkman, Woman's Way and some seasonal publications are available to read at the library. 


Remote Printing

You can now print remotely to the printer in Baile Bhuirne 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)

  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.
***Exception: Any print job sent on a Saturday will need to be collected that day.

How to print a boarding pass (pdf)

How to print from Google Drive (pdf)



'Leabhair Linn Sa Leabharlann' is a conversational Irish group that meets every second Friday at 11 am in the library.

Adult Book Club - monthly meeting, usually the first Tuesday of the month, at 10.30 am.

Knitting/Craft Group - each Tuesday at 11 am

The Library also hosts occasional children's storytimes and craft events. Adult craft events are also hosted seasonally.

Other activities are held throughout the year, including involvement in the Bealtaine Festival, Seachtain Na Gaeilge, Science Week and Children's Book Festival.

Internet Access

Public internet access is available on public access PCs at the library. Advance booking for this is advisable. There is also free WI-FI for all library members.

Directions to the Library

Baile Bhuirne library is on the right as you enter the village from Cork. It is a blue-fronted building directly opposite the Co-op Superstores