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Covid-19  - Level 5 Restrictions - January 2020

As the country is in Level 5 of the National Plan for Living with Covid-19, all libraries will be closed to the public until further notice. A skeleton staff will be available Monday to Friday only from 9.30am to 4.30pm to deal with queries. A call and collect service is NOT available.
Online services will be available.

For online collections  - eBooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers -  click here

For online learning  - transparent languages and Universal Class - click here

Stay Safe.

Social media - Over the past few months South Dublin Libraries have been running online events, uploading online Storytime for children and increasing engagement with following through our social media platforms and websites with podcasts , blogs, and videos promoting the range of eservices we have. Keep an eye on our social media Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates and online events.

Contact details for our libraries are in the table below.

There are 7 branch libraries, as well as 4 mobile libraries providing a wide range of stops across South Dublin County. 

For Children's and Schools Library Services, please visit this page.
For our Home Delivery Service, please visit this page.

Opening Hours

Our branch libraries are open a total of 54.5 hours per week. Click a library link to get opening hours, contacts, maps, directions and events at an individual library.

County Library, Tallaght
  • Monday to Thursday 9.45am to 8pm
  • Friday to Saturday 9.45am to 4.30pm
  • Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends
Ballyroan Library, Rathfarnham
  • Monday to Thursday 9.45am to 8pm
  • Friday to Saturday 9.45am to 4.30pm
  • Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends
Castletymon Library, Tallaght
  • THIS LIBRARY IS NOW CLOSED AND CONSTRUCTION ON A NEW LIBRARY IS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY, EXPECTED 2020.
  • The mobile library van will be available on Thursday afternoons from 2.00pm - 4.00pm outside St. Aengus's Community Centre.
Clondalkin Library
  • Monday to Thursday 9.45am to 8pm
  • Friday to Saturday 9.45am to 4.30pm
  • Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends
Library Headquarters
  • Monday to Thursday 9am to 8pm
  • Friday to Saturday 9am to 4.30pm
  • Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends
Lucan Library
  • Monday to Thursday 9.45am to 8pm
  • Friday to Saturday 9.45am to 4.30pm
  • Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends
North Clondalkin Library

Monday to Thursday 9.45am to 8pm
Friday to Saturday   9.45am to 4.30pm
Closed Saturday and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends  

Stewarts
  • Monday to Friday10.00am-4.00pm 
    Closed on Saturdays
Palmerstown Library Digital Hub
  • Tuesday and Thursday,
    1pm-8pm
Mobile Libraries

Services

Each branch library hosts: 
- a wide range of items to borrow, for both adult and junior patrons, free of charge
- an ongoing programme of talks, workshops and events
- Public Access PCs, as well as printing and scanning services
- Study Spaces
- Magazines, Leaflets and Community Information

To see the specifics of what each library branch holds and offers, please visit that library's page.

A-Z of All Services