Carrickfergus Library


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Jillian McFrederick
2 Joymount Court
BT38 7DQ
t:028 9336 2261
f:028 9344 1078
Minicom:028 9336 2261
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 Text Relay Service


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 Opening Hours


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


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Large print books
Storytimes Class visits Public Computers
Disabled access Exhibition space Fax service
Photocopier Printer Scanner
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
Bedtime Storytime
Next session: Wednesday 26 September at 6:00pm
Bring your teddy and leave him for a #NightInTheLibrary!
Booking essential

For 8 years and under.

Last Wednesday of each month from 6:00pm - 6:45pm incorporating Zzzeddy Teddy session.

Please ask staff for details.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
26/09/2018 6:00pm - 6:45pm
iPad Club
Last Wednesday of the month.

Informal group – not a class

Learning together, peer to peer tips, good company
Booking advisable

Next club dates:
27 June - Internet Scams
26 September - Intro to the iPad

FREE Admission
Ask staff for details

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
27/06/2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Poetry Group
Bring along your favourite poems to our new monthly group.

Upcoming dates:
Thursday 14 June
Thursday 9 August

Booking advisable.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
14/06/2018 11:00am - 12:00noon
Teen Drop In (for teenagers with autism)
Restarting Monday 10 September

Board games, chess, cards, puzzles, graphic novels and more.

Monthly on a Monday evening during term time.
Please ask in branch for details.

Next meeting: Monday 11 June

Jillian ​McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
14/05/2018 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Baby Bounce
Last session Thursday 28 June. Recommencing Thursday 6 September.

Every Thursday 10:15am – 10:45am

Nursery Rhymes, finger rhymes and songs for babies under 1 accompanied by parent/carer

Admission Free
Please phone to book a place on the Wednesday before

Jillian McFrederick
t: 028 9336 2261
12/04/2018 10:15am - 10:45am
Teenage Kicks
A writing group for teens meeting monthly on a Wednesday evening.

If you write a lot, scribble a little or would just like to try, then join us!

Next meetings:
Wednesday 13 June 2018, 6:30pm - Visit by local poet Stephanie Conn reading from her new collection Island.
Wednesday 18 July, 4:00pm - 5:00pm - Visit by local author Jo Zebedee to talk about Creative Writing

Booking advisable.
Ask staff for details.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
11/04/2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm