Macroom Library

Macroom Library

Macroom Library has relocated to Railway View, Macroom for an extended period while the Briery Gap building is being refurbished.

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30am - 5.30pm.

Closed Mondays.

Closed Saturday of Bank Holiday Weekends. 

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

Macroom Library offers a range of services to adults and children, including book lending, audiobooks, film DVDs, CDs, and CD-ROMs.

Also E-magazines, extensive e-audio and e-books service available to library members.

The following newspapers are available for viewing in the library: The Irish Examiner, The Irish Times, The Corkman, The Southern Star, The Farmer's Journal and The Evening Echo. 

Macroom Library has a collection of local history material on Macroom and the surrounding areas, and a reference collection that includes the Electoral Register, ordinance survey maps and the County Development Plans.

Public toilet available.

Internet Access 

Internet access is available on public computers. Advance booking for this is advisable. There is free Wi-Fi for members.


Remote Printing

You can now print remotely to the printer in Macroom 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

How to print from Google Drive (pdf)


Story Time is held every Saturday at 12.00 pm and is presented by a member of library staff.

The Adult Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 11.30 am.

A Gramophone Recital is held on the second Friday of each month at 11.00 am.             

The Macroom Purlies Knitting Group is held at 11.30am on the first and third Thursdays of every month.

Ciorcal Cainte meets every second Thursday in the month at 11.30 am.

Bridge Club meets on the third Wednesday in the month at 10.30 am.

‘First Friday’ Creative Writing Group, this group meets on the first Friday of every month at 11am. New members are always welcome.