Computer Access in Browse-and-Collect Libraries

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computeeUpdate (24th July): You can now access computers in the following branch libraries:

Ballyfermot, Ballymun, Cabra, Coolock, Pearse St., Raheny, Rathmines and Walkinstown libraries. Unfortunately social distancing requirements mean computers cannot be put into service in Pembroke library at this time.

Note: Free WiFi available in all our 'Browse-and-Collect' libraries.

In order to be compliant with social distancing guidelines, only a limited number of computers are in service at this time. Computers will be available on a walk-in basis, but booking in advance is recommended. Session lengths are limited to 30 minutes per patron per day.

Please note the following:

  • Limited availability. Not all computers are in service.
  • Session length – 30 minutes maximum.
  • Sessions cannot be extended.
  • One session per patron per day allowed.
  • Patron library membership card required in order to use a computer. Please have your card with you on each library visit as required.
  • Walk-in use is possible, but computer availability cannot be guaranteed.
  • Booking in advance is recommended.
    • If booking by telephone, see library contact details below.
    • Self-booking is in operation in the library (via the PC Reservation booking console adjacent to the computers).
    • Bookings cannot be made at the library desk.
  • Patron library card number and PIN required to make a booking and take up a session.
  • When taking up a booking, patron to present in library on time, at time of booking, with library card. Being late means a shorter session.
  • A time-out warning system will alert users to time remaining and will terminate sessions when the allotted time has elapsed.
  • Limited staff support available.
  • Adult computers only are in service at this time.

Branch Contact Details (Mon-Sat, 10am to 4pm):

Ballyfermot, Tel. 222 8422
Ballymun, Tel. 222 8355
Cabra, Tel. 01 869 1414
Coolock, Tel. 01 222 8490
Pearse St., Tel. 01 674 4888
Raheny, Tel. 01 222 8322
Rathmines, Tel. 01 222 8466
Walkinstown. Tel. 222 8890

Please contact the branch in advance if you cannot take up a booking.

[Originally published: 8th July 2020]


When will the library in the ILAC Centre reopen?

Hello Eileen, we don't have an exact date when the refurbishment will be completed but please keep an eye on our web page and social media.

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