Ballynahinch Library


 Customer Notice - Exceptional Closure on 1 May

​​​Ballynahinch Library will be closed on Wednesday 1 May in order to facilitate computer system upgrades.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

During the Library closure, items can be renewed online with your library membership card and PIN number, which is available from library staff in any library. eBooks/Audiobooks and eMagazines​ can also be borrowed as normal via the Libraries NI website or Libraries NI app.

Your nearest open libraries (click on the library names below for opening times) are:​

Carryduff Library
Church Road

t: 028 9081 3568

Dromore Library​
38 Market Square, Town Hall
BT25 1AW

t: 028 9269 2280

Lisburn City Library​
23 Linenhall Street, Lisburn
BT28 1FJ

t: 028 9266 9345


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Pamela Dickson
Main Street
BT24 8DN
t:028 9756 4282
f:028 9744 8084
Minicom:028 9756 4282
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 Opening Hours


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


 Public Holidays


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books Internet Storytimes
Class visits Disabled access Fax service
Photocopier Printer Scanner
Information Service 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 Reading Group
Second Tuesday of every month - check with staff for details.

This group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed.
Participants don’t have to be library members but if you join, you can borrow the book the group will be discussing for free.

Pamela Dickson
t: 028 9756 4282
11/09/2018 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Knit and Natter
Every Thursday.

A group for 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.

Pamela Dickson
t: 028 9756 4282   
06/09/2018 11:00am - 12:30pm
Tea and Newspapers
Tea and newspapers every Wednesday 10:00am to 12:00noon.
Join us to catch up with the latest news and socialise.

Pamela Dickson
t: 028 9756 4282
05/09/2018 10:00am - 12:00noon
Rhythm and Rhyme
Every Monday

Rhythm and Rhyme is an exciting free programme to introduce children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories in the library.

Rhythm and Rhyme is a great opportunity for children to have fun and learn in a relaxed venue while giving parents and carers the chance to socialise.

Pamela Dickson
t: 028 9756 4282   
03/09/2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Junior Reading Group
Junior reading group for children aged 7-11.
Groups encourage members to read for pleasure, read adventurously and share their opinions (good or bad!) on books and authors.
Please contact staff for details.

Pamela Dickson
t: 028 9756 4282