Sherkin Island Library

Sherkin Library


Opening Hours

Tuesday 5.30pm - 8.30pm.

Thursday 11am - 2pm.

Friday 1.30pm - 5.30pm.

Closed Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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

Sherkin Island Library offers fiction and non-fiction books for lending to adults and children, including books on tape.

Internet Access 

Internet is available on one PC. Advance booking for this service is advisable.


Sherkin Island book club takes place once a month from October to June. The Book Club meets on a Tuesday at 4.30 pm in the library. Please check with the library for details.  

Various activities are held throughout the year, including activities for the Bealtaine Festival, the Summer Arts Programme in July and August and the Children's Book Festival in October.

Directions to the library 

Follow the road up from the Pier straight on for 10 minutes. The Sherkin Island Library is housed in a porta-cabin standing next to the Community Hall. A large white building on the left at the bottom of the hill.