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Libraries

Cork County Library’s service is delivered through a network of 25 branches and 4 mobile libraries, located across the county. User-friendly, it is there to inform, entertain and educate. The library service provides the community with a comprehensive range of material for information, study and recreation, as well as access to a growing number of online resources.  

Library membership is free and open to all. 

See the following link for a view of our Branch Library locations and mobile library stops across the County

Library News

Libraries
30 Nov 2022

Fermoy Library Launches ‘My Open Library’ Out of Hours Service

Fermoy Library has launched a new addition to its service that will enable borrowers to access the library outside of the usual hours of operation.  ‘My Open Library’ offers extended opening hours to library members on a self-service basis outside of normal opening hours, seven days per week, from 8:00am to 10:00pm, 365 days per year. 

Libraries
23 Nov 2022

C Pens Available to Borrow at Cork County Libraries

Cork County Council’s Library and Arts Service has announced that C-Pens are now available to borrow from any of their branch and mobile libraries. The reader pens scan text and read it aloud to assist with independent reading and are the latest offering in an inclusive range of literacy supports designed to be user-friendly and intuitive, regardless of the user’s age or digital experience.  

Libraries
21 Nov 2022

Cork’s ‘One County, One Book 2022’ Celebrated at Vertigo

Cork County Council Library and Arts Service has chosen ‘Not My Problem’ by Ciara Smyth as the ‘One County, One Book’ read for teens and young Adults for 2022. The Council’s ‘One County, One Book’ initiative is designed to promote homegrown literature, with prominent placement in its branches, and to promote literacy as part of its community outreach programmes to young people.