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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 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



 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
Read Ahead - Reading Group
Facilitated by Inspire Well-Being.

Inspiring adults who struggle to read for pleasure, every Wednesday.
This group aims to allow everyone's reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed.
Participants do not have to be library members to join.
Booking not required.

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
23/05/201827/06/201811:00am - 12:30pm
Job Club
Need help finding employment?
Then come along to our FREE weekly Job Club with Extern Works
Every Thursday from 2:00pm - 4:00pm.
Job Club can help with CV preparation and interview techniques.

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
10/05/2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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 every Thursday

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
04/01/2018 11:00am - 12:30pm
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
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
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