Shantallow Library


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Marie-Elaine Tierney
92 Racecourse Road
Shantallow, Derry
BT48 8DA
t:028 7135 4185
f:028 7122 4385
Minicom:028 7135 4185
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 Text Relay Service


​We welcome calls via the text relay service.





 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Shantallow Library
Monday:10:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday:10:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday:10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday:10:00am - 5:30pm
Friday:10:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday:10:00am - 1:30pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books Internet Storytimes
Class visits Public Computers Disabled access
Exhibition space Fax service Photocopier
Printer Scanner Information Service
GOT IT 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
Adult Creative Writing
Fourth Tuesday of every Month.

Creative Writing is an enjoyable, therapeutic exercise which offers adult readers the opportunity to share experiences, stories and anecdotes. Come along, nurture your writing skills and meet like-minded people for lively discussions in a conducive environment. Ring staff for details.

Marie-Elaine Tierney
t: 028 7135 4185
26/09/2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Guitar Club

This is a fortnightly club aimed at children from 10 years upwards to adulthood offering guidance and support to those wishing to learn the guitar.  Participants must bring their own instrument with them.   Guidance notes will be provided and a tutor will be on hand to offer assistance. ​

Marie-Elaine Tierney
t: 028 7135 4185

12/09/2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adult Reading Group
The first Tuesday of every month.

This group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed. You can borrow the book the group will be discussing for free.

Marie-Elaine Tierney
t: 028 7135 4185
05/09/2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Rhythm and Rhyme
Resumes in September.

Every Tuesday.
(Excluding the month of August)

​For age 0 - 4

Marie-Elaine Tierney
t: 028 7135 4185
05/09/2017 10:30am
Knit and Natter
Every Monday and Thursday.

A group activity aimed at anyone who enjoys knitting, crochet, cross-stitch and other crafts. Share hints and tips, swap patterns, meet new people and learn new skills.  Bring whatever you are working on at the moment or start a new project.​

Refreshments provided.

All welcome.

Marie-Elaine Tierney
t: 028 7135 4185
04/09/2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tea and Newspapers
Every Monday

Marie-Elaine Tierney
t: 028 7135 4185
04/09/2017 11:00am - 12:00noon