Cabra Library

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Cabra LibraryAddress: Navan Road, Dublin 7. D07 AYW1

Area: North West Area

Telephone: +353 1 8691414


Loc8 Code: NQ6-55-3TJ

Opening Hours

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


Cabra Library is situated about 3 miles from the city centre on the Navan Road at the intersection of the Old and New Cabra Roads.

Bus: 37, 38, 38A, 39, 39A, 70, 70X, 122. Access the Dublin Bus timetable.

SEE MAP BELOWThis location is wheelchair accessible and has an induction loop system.

Library Access

This location is wheelchair accessible and an induction loop system for use with hearing aids is available.

Excellence Through Accessibility Award winner 2010 - Cabra LibraryRight: Winner, NDA Excellence Through Accessibility Awards 2010 - Cabra Library



  • Wi-FiSelf-service Kiosks
  • Free broadband and wireless Internet service
  • Self-service Printing/Scanning (Surfbox)
  • Photocopying (colour/black and white) - via Surfbox
  • 4 Junior computers, 3 with free internet access
  • 4 Youth Zone computers with free internet access
  • Playstation
  • 2 multimedia computers
  • SurfboxExpress email service
  • Online catalogue
  • eResources
  • Application forms for motor tax, passport etc.
  • Community noticeboard / information
  • Exhibition and activities room
  • Study space
  • Dedicated children's activity zone / children's display area
  • Talks / workshops / demonstrations
  • Conversation exchange
  • Adult book clubs
  • Poetry Circle
  • Creative writing group / Listen to Cabra writers' group reciting some of their pieces
  • Knitting group
  • Scrabble club for adults
  • Parent and toddler group
  • Children's activities / class visits / Junior book clubs / weekly storytime
  • Library Tours - by prior arrangement
  • Age Action – computer training for over 55s
  • Reference collection - adult and junior
  • Block Loans to groups / schools by prior arrangement
  • Talking books for adults and children on MP3, CD and tape
  • DVDs
  • CDROMs and music CDs for loan
  • Special Collections: Graphic novel collection for adults and children; Local History Collection of the Cabra area
  • Teen study support collection
  • Adult basic education resource collection
  • ISL (Irish Sign Language) resources - ISL tutorial books etc., books for students learning ISL.
  • Large print collection
  • Books in Polish, Russian, French and Spanish
  • Daily newspapers - Irish Times and Irish Independent
  • Magazines

Toilet facilities are provided.


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