Broughshane Library


 Customer Notice - Refurbishment


Broughshane Library​ will be closed from the week beginning Monday 28 January 2019 until mid-April 2019 for refurbishment. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Your nearest library:
Ballymena Central Library​
5 Pat's Brae
Ballymena, BT43 5AX


 Customer Notice - Exceptional Closure on 16 May

Brownlow Library ​will be closed on Thursday 16 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:​

Ballyclare Library
School Street
BT39 9BE

t: 028 9335 2269

Ballymena Central Library
5 Pat's Brae
BT43 5AX

028 2563 3950

Portglenone Library
19 Townhill Road
BT44 8AD

t: 028 2582 2228


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Elizabeth Cook
Main Street
BT42 4JW
t:028 2586 1613
f:028 2544 2413
Minicom:028 2586 1613
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 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Broughshane Library
Monday:Closed on Monday
Tuesday:10:30am - 1:00pm   2:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday:Closed on Wednesday
Thursday:10:30am - 1:00pm   2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday:Closed on Friday
Saturday:10:30am - 1:00pm   2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


 Public Holidays


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books Internet Storytimes
Class visits Public Computers Disabled access
Fax service Photocopier Printer
Scanner Information Service Newspapers

 Library Events - please contact your library about events during school holidays as some events are term time only.

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
Graphic Novel Book Club
​A book club for those interested in graphic novels, for year nine and over.
The club meets on the third Tuesday of each month.

FREE Admission

Elizabeth Cook​
t: 028 2586 1613
18/09/2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Rhythm and Rhyme
​Every Thursday.
Additional sessions throughout August every Tuesday.

Please contact library to book your place.

Elizabeth Cook
t: 028 2586 1613

06/09/2018 11:00am - 11:30am
Knit and Natter
​Every Tuesday.

Please contact library to book your place or call in on the day.

Elizabeth Cook​
t: 028 2586 1613

04/09/2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tea and Newspapers
Every Tuesday and Thursday.

A selection of local and national newspapers are provided for our customers to peruse along with a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.

Elizabeth Cook
t: 028 2586 1613
04/09/2018 10:30am - 12:30pm
Broughshane Library Book Club
A book club which meets monthly to discuss the book of the month in a friendly and relaxed environment.

FREE Admission
Contact the branch for more details.

Elizabeth Cook​
t: 028 2586 1613
03/09/2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm