Belfast Central Library


 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
Library Facebook page  Library Twitter Feed

 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


 Library Location


Belfast Central Library location map

 Library Services

Please contact Belfast Central Library using the details in 'Library Contact' for available services and facilities.

 Library Events

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
An Evening with Paul McVeigh
An Evening with 2016 Polari Prize winning author Paul McVeigh

Belfast Central Library and Outburst Queer Arts Festival 2016 presents:
An Evening with Belfast Author and 2016 Polari Prize Winner Paul McVeigh

Booking Advisable

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
Wordsworth’s Ulster: Exhibition of Wordsworth’s Tour of Ulster
Interested in Poetry?
Interersted in Wordsworth?
Interested in Irish Landscape?

Romantic poet William Wordsworth visited Ireland in 1829.
Join us for an exhibition exploring his sightseeing in Ulster.

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
17/10/201628/10/2016During normal library opening hours
Hidden Gems and Forgotten People: A travelling Exhibition
An exhibition by Local History Ireland, a joint project by The Federation for Ulster Local Studies & The Federation of Local History Societies.

This exhibition will remember and celebrate local unsung heroes and document lesser known places of local interest.

FREE Admission

Catherine Morrow
t: 028 9050 9156
22/09/201622/10/2016During normal library opening hours
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