Mallow Library

Opening Hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm.

Thursday, 9:30 am - 7:30 pm.

Closed Saturdays of Bank Holiday weekends.

Closed Mondays.

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

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