Banbridge Library


 Customer Notice - Exceptional Closure on 14 May

Banbridge Library ​will be closed on Tuesday 14 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 branch 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:​

Dromore Library
38 Market Square, Town Hall
BT25 1AW

028 9269 2280

Portadown Library
24-26 Church Street
BT62 3LQ

028 3833 6122

Tandragee Library
84 Market Street
BT62 2BP

028 3884 0694


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Sarah-Rose McGuirk
23 Scarva Road
BT32 3AD
t:028 4062 3973
f:028 4033 0599
Minicom:028 4062 3973
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 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Banbridge Library
Monday:9:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday:12:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday:9:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday:9:30am - 5:00pm
Friday:9:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday:9:30am - 4:30pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


 Public Holidays


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books Storytimes Disabled access
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
Saturday Stories and Craft
Children aged 4-8 are invited to come along to enjoy free stories and craft in the library.

Held every Saturday at 11:00am
Booking essential

Sarah-Rose McGuirk​
t: 028 4062 3973

09/02/2019 11:00am - 11:45am
Rhythm and Rhyme
Every Saturday.

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.

Booking essential

Sarah-Rose McGuirk​
t: 028 4062 3973
09/02/2019 10:00am - 10:30am
The Chatterbooks Reading Group
One Tuesday per month.

Groups encourage members to read for pleasure, read adventurously and share their opinions on books and authors.
For 9-11 year olds.

Sarah-Rose McGuirk​
t: 028 4062 3973
05/02/2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
SAD Lightbox - Beat the Winter Blues
Banish the winter blues!

Come and relax in front of our Light Therapy Box, designed to lift your mood.
Dark gloomy days and indoor working can disrupt our body clocks, and may contribute to Seasonal Affective Disorder. Using light therapy can lead to an improved sense of wellbeing and increased vitality.
Please contact branch for details.

Sarah-Rose McGuirk
t: 028 4062 3973
01/11/2018 During library opening hours
Pancakes and Poetry
​Join us as we enjoy a relaxing evening of Poetry and Pancakes. Sessions are held one Tuesday evening per month, with a different theme for each session.

Please ask staff for more information.

Sarah-Rose McGuirk​
t: 028 4062 3973
18/09/2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adult Reading Group
First or second Friday of each month through to end of term time.

This group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed.

Sarah-Rose McGuirk​
t: 028 4062 3973
14/09/2018 11:00am - 12:00noon