Belfast Central Library


 Library Contacts by Floor


Branch Manager\Contact:
Ground Floor - Central Lending: Mary Grieve / Allison Milligan
First Floor - Information and Business: Gary Patterson
Second Floor - Heritage Services: Catherine Morrow
Second Floor - Music Library: Patricia Walker
Royal Avenue
t:028 9050 9150
f:028 9033 2819
Minicom:028 9050 9247
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 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Belfast Central Library
Monday:9:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday:9:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday:9:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday:9:00am - 8:00pm
Friday:9:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday:10:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


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 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books DVDs Music CDs
Internet Storytimes Class visits
Public Computers Disabled access Exhibition space
Fax service Photocopier Printer
Public telephone Scanner Information Service
Newspapers Wi-Fi

 Library Events - please contact your library about events during school holidays as some events are term time only.

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
Reading for Rights
As part of the Human Rights Festival NI from 10 - 16 December 2017.

Reading for Rights: A fun storytime and craft session with a meaningful message.
For children aged 4 - 8 years old accompanied by a parent/carer.

Booking advisable

Catherine Morrow
t: 028 9050 9156
16/12/201716/12/201711:00am - 12:00noon
Tea and Newspapers - The Monday Club
Every Monday

An opportunity to meet and chat to new people, read the papers, play a board game or enjoy a crossword while relaxing with complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits.

Drop in, no booking required

Mary Grieve / Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
06/11/2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
Luther's Legacy in Print
This exhibition marks 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the chapel door of the University of Wittenberg on 31 October 1517.

It features books printed during Luther's lifetime, works by Luther and other Protestant Reformers, and a selection of pamphlets and books on the Reformation.

Catherine Morrow
t: 028 9050 9156
30/10/201730/12/2017During normal library opening hours
Classics Reading Group
​First Thursday of the Month

Come and enjoy our classic reading group

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
07/09/2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mindful Colouring for Adults
Enhance your well-being and calm the mind through relaxed meditative colouring. A gentle way to reduce stress using intricate colouring patterns and designs.

Come along to our FREE weekly sessions

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
07/09/2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Creative Writing Group
​Whether it is your first attempt or you are a seasoned writer you will be prompted by new ideas each week. Use this time out to take a well deserved break from your day; to escape and relax the mind.

Group meets every Wednesday, all welcome.

Mary Grieve, Allison Milligan or Nikki Terlik
t: 028 9050 9150
06/09/2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm