Belfast Central Library




​The loan period for CDs will change from 1 week to 3 weeks beginning 1 November 2016.​​


 Library Contacts by Floor


Branch Manager\Contact:
Ground Floor - Central Lending: Mary Grieve / Allison Milligan
First Floor - Information Services: Stephen McFarlane
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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 Text Relay Service


​We welcome calls via the text relay service.





 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


 Library Location


Belfast Central Library location map

 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

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
Out and About with National Museums Northern Ireland: Christmas Presents
Christmas Presents:
Join Museum Curator, Fionnuala Carragher during the festive period, as she discusses and displays some toys and games from the past

Drop In Sesion: Booking not required
FREE Admission

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
14/12/201614/12/20162:30pm - 4:30pm
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
15/09/2016 11:00am - 12:30pm
Job Club with Extern
Need help finding employment?
Then come along to our FREE weekly Job Club.

Drop in any Wednesday between 2:00pm - 4:00pm for help and support in partnership with Extern Works

t: 0748 4519 068
14/09/2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Poetry Recital: Shalom Writers Group
​Come along and join us on the 3rd Thursday of each month for a Poetry Recital by the distinguished Shalom Writers in Chapter One, and savour the culture and ambience.

FREE Admission.
Booking not required.

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
20/05/2016 12:00noon - 12:30pm
Visually Impaired (VIP) Adult Reading Group
​The first Tuesday of each month.

The group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed. Participants can borrow a copy of the book we are discussing for free, on a variety of formats to suit the individual.

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
03/05/2016 10:30am - 11:30am
Creative Writing
​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. In collaboration with Beacon supporting mental wellbeing.
Group meets every Wednesday, all welcome.

Mary Grieve, Allison Milligan or Nikki Terlik
t: 028 9050 9150
13/05/2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm