My Open Library

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My Open Library (MOL) 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.

There are no staff present during My Open Library hours (8:00am – 9:30am; 5:30pm – 10:00pm). Regular opening hours remain unchanged, and all My Open Library branches are fully staffed outside of MOL hours. 

Members of My Open Library must agree to a My Open Library policy. To access this service, you must join separately by completing an registration/application form and also attend an induction in each branch. 

The following services are available:

  • issue and return of items
  • public internet and WIFI access
  • printing and photocopying services
  • reading and study space 
  • newspapers
  • meeting room

Emergency procedures and contact numbers will be outlined to members at registration and induction. The library is also monitored by CCTV 24 hours per day.

My Open Library is currently available in Bandon Library and Fermoy Library. For further details please contact Bandon Library or Fermory Library.

Expressions of interest to become a My Open Library Member can now be submitted online. You can access the form through the Apply section under All Online Services on the Your Council Website or follow the link here My_Open_Library_Expression_of_Interest.