Policies & Bye Laws

Draft County Library Bye Laws 2023

Cork County Council propose to make new County Library Bye Laws to govern the use of library services. We have therefore published a draft set of new bye laws which are available to view. A copy of these can be inspected for two months from December 21,2022 at Library Headquarters or at any Branch. A copy can also be obtained by emailing We will also consider any submissions made. This can be done until 2nd March 2023 by email to or by post to Emer O’Brien, County Librarian, County Library HQ, Carrigrohane Road, Cork.

Cork County Library's Bye Laws (pdf)

Cork County Library's Internet Use Policy (pdf)

Cork County Library's Development Plan (pdf)

Cork County Library's Development Plan as Gaeilge (pdf)

Cork County Library Musical Instrument Policy (pdf)

Cork County Library's Age Friendly Strategy (pdf)

Our Public Libraries 2022 National Public Library Strategy (pdf)

Ár Leabharlanna Poiblí 2022 (pdf)