***Please Note: Castleblayney Library has relocated to our new premises in Lough Muckno Gate Lodge 2, Market Square.  Eircode A75 V383 ***

Opening Hours

Monday & Wednesday 11-8pm

Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 11am – 5pm

Contact us:

Phone: 042 9740281

Email: castleblayneylibrary@monaghancoco.ie

Facilities include: Photocopying, Printing, Scanning, Laptop loans, Adult area, Childrens area and event space.

Castleblayney Library is located in Gatelodge 2, Market Square (Entrance to Lough Muckno).  The Library offers a vibrant and friendly service to the community.

Membership is Free to everyone.  Proof of address and photo ID is requested for adults & parents/guardians who are registering chldren.

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 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 favorites such as Hello! and Marie Claire. Browse the daily national newspaper or the local Northern Standard.

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 County Monaghan, we can request it for you. We can also avail of books, especially books for customers studying, from other libraries around the country, through the National delivery system. 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.

You can access 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 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 and tape 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.

So don’t delay, pay a visit to Castleblayney library today!


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