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 (BUIS): 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


 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
Wordsworth’s Ulster: A Talk on Wordsworth’s Irish Influence
Dr Andrew Keanie, a Wordsworth specialist from Ulster University will discuss Wordsworth’s life and Influence on Ireland’s most celebrated poets.

Email to reserve your place:

Free Refreshments served at 4:30pm
FREE Admission

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
20/10/201620/10/20165:00pm - 6:00pm
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
‘Window to an age’ by Dr Eileen Black: Ulster Historical Foundation Book Launch
The Ulster Historical Foundation launch Dr Eileen Black’s new book, ‘Window to an age, a chronicle of art in Belfast 1760-1888’. The guest speaker is Kim Mawhinney, Head of Art, National Museums Northern Ireland.

Everyone welcome.
FREE Admission

Catherine Morrow
t: 028 9050 9156
Macmillan Coffee Morning
Join us for Tea and Coffee in aid of Macmillan!

Mary Grieve and Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9150
30/09/201630/09/201610:00am - 12:30pm
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