Central Library

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GPO and Spire, O'Connell Street

Address: Ilac Centre, Henry Street, Dublin 1. D01 DY80

Area: Central Area

Telephone: + 353 1 8734333

Email: centrallibrary@dublincity.ie

Loc8 Code: NP6-30-9CJ

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 10.00am - 8.00pm
Friday, Saturday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday: Closed
Holiday Arrangements (incl. Bank Holidays)


Bus: all buses for city centre. Access the Dublin Bus timetable.
Dart: Tara Street Station and Connolly Station. Access the DART timetable.
LUAS: Jervis (Red Line) O'Connell - GPO / Marlborough (Green Line). Access the Luas timetable.
Dublin Bikes: Parnell St (no. 31), Jervis St (no. 40), Prince's Street/O'Connell Street (no. 33)



The Central Library is in the Ilac Shopping Centre on Henry Street and also houses the Business Information Centre, the Open Learning Centre and the Music Library.

This location is wheelchair accessible and an induction loop system is available.Accessibility

An induction loop system for use with hearing aids is available. 

Wheelchair access is via a lift from the ground floor of the shopping centre.


Public toilet facilities are available near the library.


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