Macroom Library has relocated to Railway View, Macroom for an extended period while the Briery Gap building is being refurbished.

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.


Macroom Library offers a range of services to adults and children, including book lending, audiobooks, film DVDs, CDs, and CD-ROMs.

Also E-magazines, extensive e-audio and e-books service available to library members.

The following newspapers are available for viewing in the library: The Irish Examiner, The Irish Times, The Corkman, The Southern Star, The Farmer's Journal and The Evening Echo. Currently unavailable due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Macroom Library has a collection of local history material on Macroom and the surrounding areas, and a reference collection that includes the Electoral Register, ordinance survey maps and the County Development Plans.

Public toilet available.


Internet Access 

Internet access is available on public computers. Advance booking for this is advisable. There is free Wi-Fi for members.


Events- Currently unavailable due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Story Time is held every Saturday at 12.00 pm and is presented by a member of library staff.

The Adult Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 11.30 am.

A Gramophone Recital is held on the second Friday of each month at 11.00 am.             

The Macroom Purlies Knitting Group is held at 11.30am on the first and third Thursdays of every month.

Ciorcal Cainte meets every second Thursday in the month at 11.30 am.

Bridge Club meets on the third Wednesday in the month at 10.30 am.


Contact Us

Macroom Library,

Railway View,


Co. Cork

P12 F767

Tel: (026) 42483