Bandon Library

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30am - 5.30pm.

Closed Saturdays of bank holiday weekends.

Closed  Mondays.

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


Bandon Library offers a wide range of books for lending to adults and children, including Large Print books and books on tape. The Library also has a selection of Adult Literacy Books to loan. A range of books for children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties is available for loan.

Do It Yourself- Self Help on the Shelf: This program is a joint initiative between the HSE and Cork County Library and Arts Service. It includes a selection of practical materials reviewed by local Clinical Psychologists that are available in Bandon Library to borrow.

Daily Newspapers: Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, the Irish Times

Weekly and Monthly Newspapers, Journals and Magazines: Southern Star, The Opinion, Woman's Way, Hello, Consumer Choice, The Phoenix and Writer's Forum. 

Cork County Council Information e.g. Motor Taxation forms, driving licence forms and the Co-Development Plan is available at the library.


Internet Access

Internet access is available on public computers. Advance booking for this service is advisable. Bandon library also offers free Wi-Fi to members.

Online Services available include Grove Art, Grove Music, Irish Times online, OSI maps and Britannica Online.


Remote Printing 
You can now print remotely to the printer in Bandon 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.
A4 Black & White:
A4 Colour:

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.
Remote Printing Brochure 

How to print a boarding pass 

How to print from Google Drive


Events - Currently unavailable due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Tot-time is held on Friday mornings at 11 am - nursery rhymes and songs for pre-school children

Reading Support Programme for parents of children with dyslexia and other reading difficulties

Adult Reader's Group - meets on the first Wednesday of every month

Writer's Group - meets bi-monthly on Wednesday mornings at 10.30am

Gramophone Recital - this is held once a month on Thursday mornings. Please contact the library for details

Various activities are held throughout the year including involvement in local festivals, Library Ireland Week, Seachtain Na Gaeilge, Bealtaine, Summer Arts Programme and Children's Book Festival.


Contact Us

Bandon Library,

Shopping Centre,

South Main Street,

Bandon. P72 EY28

Tel: (023) 8844830



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