Ballymena Central Library


 Customer Notice


​​Due to the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19, we are temporarily closing all public libraries and Out of Hours Access from 5:00pm on Friday 20 March until further notice.​​​


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Denise Allison
5 Pat's Brae
BT43 5AX
t:028 2563 3950
f:028 2544 2429
Minicom:028 2563 3950
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 Library Opening Hours


Opening hours for Ballymena Central Library
Monday:10:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday:9:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday:9:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday:10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday:9:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday:9:30am - 4:00pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


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Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books Internet Storytimes
Class visits Public Computers Disabled access
Exhibition space Fax service Photocopier
Printer Public Lift Scanner
Coffee / Tea Machine Newspapers Wi-Fi
BBC Rewind archive

 Library Events

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
Rhythm and Rhyme
Three Sessions every Friday:
9:45am - 10:15am
10:15am - 10:30am
10:45am - 11:15am
Booking is essential and can be placed by phone or in person on the Thursday prior to the session.

Every Monday from 10:30am - 11:00am
Booking is essential and can be placed 
by phone or in person on the Saturday prior to the session.

1 Adult with accompanying child/children.
Please ask staff for details.

Denise Allison ​​
t: 028 2563 3950
20/03/2020 Various
Support for people living with cancer

​A Macmillan volunteer will be in Ballymena Central library every Thursday to offer support and signpost the services available to people living with cancer. Please note this is a  ‘drop in only service’ so staff will be unable to arrange appointments.​

Denise Allison ​
t: 028 2563 3950 

16/10/2019 10:30am - 1:00pm
Books and Banter
Adult reading group
Meets last Tuesday of every month from 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Please ask staff for details.​

Denise Allison ​
t: 028 2563 3950
24/09/2019 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Junior reading group for children aged 9 - 11 years old.
Meets on third Monday of each month.
Please ask staff for details.

Denise Allison ​​
t: 028 2563 3950