Mallow Library

Opening Hours

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.

Closed Mondays.

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

The new Mallow Library opened in September 2006 with a stock of 36,000 items. These include Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction books, Large Print Books, Audio Books, Audio-Described Videos and DVDs. There is also a large selection of books for Children and Young People of all ages and tastes. The library also incorporates a Reference Area, Arts activities area and exhibition space.


Internet Access

The library offers 9 PCs for Internet Access and Self-Learning Packages. There is free Wi-Fi for library members.

Your Good Self

North Cork Positive Self-help Programme promoting emotional wellbeing. This programme 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 Mallow Library to borrow.

For a list of child and family-related material click here.

For a list of adult material click here.



10:30 am - 12:30 pm Crafts Exchange

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Poetry Workshop (this group meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Bridge


11:00 am - 1:00 pm Writers Group

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Knitting Group


10:30 am - 12:30 pm - Library Quilters

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Active Retirement Group

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Chess Club


11:00 am - 12:00 pm HSE Breastfeeding Group

10:30 am - 11:00 am TotsTime

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Art Group

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Knitwits


11:30 am - 12:15 pm Storytime/ Colouring

Monthly Library Activities

2nd Thursday of the Month

10:30 am - 12:30 pm Lace-makers

2nd Saturday of the month

10:30 am - 11:30 pm Book Club

2nd Saturday of the month

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm - Children's Book Club

Please check with library staff on 022-21821 for dates of monthly activities as they are subject to change.

Contact Us

Mallow Library,

Thomas Davis St.


Co. Cork 

P51 DK50

Tel: (022) 21821