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Ballyfermot Library will close early, at 5pm instead of the usual 8pm on Thursday 20 June. Dublin City Libraries would like to apologise to library users for the inconvenience. 


Creative Hubs: Children’s Art in Libraries

Fifteen separate events with multiple performances of each will be delivered for children by professional artists in our Creative Hubs during July and August. Events are FREE but registration is required.
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Sun-themed facts about the solstice

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
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The story starts here

Once upon a time in a land far far way (1884 in Thomas Street and Capel Street to be precise) Dublin's first two municipal public libraries were opened. And now, 150 years later, you're using QR codes and phones to open our website.
To show just how far we've come, we’re inviting you to check out our ebooks, audiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers. All for free through BorrowBox.
Whether you're already a member, or new to our libraries, everyone is welcome to explore our fantastic eResources.
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Monday to Friday, from 10am-12pm and 2-4pm, you can click on the icon on the bottom right of this page, type your question into the online chat box, and one our team will get back to you straight away.

Outside of these hours, leave a message and your email address and we’ll get back to you.


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