Carrickmacross Library

Contact us:

Carrickmacross Library, Civic Centre, Riverside Road, Carrickmacross. A81 HY83

Phone: 042 9661148


Opening Hours

Monday 11am – 8pm
Tuesday 11am – 5pm
Wednesday 11am – 8pm
Thursday 11am – 5pm
Friday 11am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 1pm


Facilities include: 16 Internet PCs, Printing, 3D Printing, Free Wi-Fi, Photocopying, Study Area, Meeting Room,  24 Hour Return Drop Box, Online Library including magazines, books, learn another language, newspapers online etc.

The Library in Carrickmacross offers a vibrant and friendly service to the community.  We run Bookclubs, Todder Storytimes, Computer Classes, Smartphone classes, Craft Classes & much more.

We offer a wide range of materials for borrowing and provide many other services to both regular library users and those passing through.

We have an extensive selection of books, from best sellers and biographies, to travel guides, sports DIY and gardening books. You can pick up a copy of the Driver Theory Test or learn a language with our many multimedia courses. We currently hold a large range of Latvian and Lithuanian books donated by members in the past.

We have a huge range of CD’s and DVDs that can be borrowed free of charge. You can borrow magazines from our extensive range of periodicals including favourites such as Hello! and Marie Claire. Browse the daily national newspaper or the local Northern Standard. We also have a range of online services available to borrow on your Kindle, phone, tablet or Ipad. Check out our Online Services.

Request & Inter library loan facility – we will always try to get that book you are looking for – if it is located in another library in Ireland, we can request it for you.  Ask a member of staff for more information on this service.

Internet access and printing facilities are available to library members.

We offer a very competitive photocopying service.

Pick up a form for passport renewal or for your driving licence.

We also have a copy of the register of electors so you can check if you are registered to vote.

For our younger members there is a great Childrens section carrying a large selection of books for every age range from babies through to teens. We provide graded readers which help develop confidence in younger readers. During the school holidays and Children’s Book Festival, we run a range of extra events for children which includes providing story tellers and author visits. There is always a selection of colouring pages, games, toys, jigsaws and activities available for children, as well as internet access.

We welcome pre-arranged visits from playgroups, primary and post-primary classes and we are happy to liaise with schools and playgroups. Teachers may avail of our block loan facility to get long term book loans for use in the class room.

In keeping with our service commitment to promote access to all our customers we provide a wide range of stock in a variety of formats including large print books ,talking books on CD as well as various assistive technologies.

Renew Your Items Online – Do you know that you can renew your items online regardless of Library opening hours. Ask a member of staff at the desk for more information on this as you will need your pin number to access your library account online.

Friendly staff are always willing to help out as best they can. So feel free to come in and see what’s on offer.