The Library is open to browse, borrow and return items.
Look at our visual guide/social story to know what to expect during your visit.
Tuesday to Saturday, 10.00 am - 1.00 pm & 2.00 - 5.30 pm (Closed 1.00 - 2.00 pm)
Closed Saturdays of bank holiday weekends.
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 is available on 3 PCs. 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 - Currently unavailable due to Covid-19 restrictions.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
A4 Colour: email@example.com
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
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.
South Main Street,
Bandon. P72 EY28
Tel: (023) 8844830