Carrickfergus 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:
Jillian McFrederick
2 Joymount Court
BT38 7DQ
t:028 9336 2261
f:028 9344 1078
Minicom:028 9336 2261
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 Library Opening Hours


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


 Public Holidays





 Also available in the Library



 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Large print books
Storytimes Class visits Public Computers
Disabled access Exhibition space Fax service
Photocopier Printer Scanner
Newspapers Wi-Fi BBC Rewind archive

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

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
Let’s Get Moving - Gentle Walking Group

​Walking group meets at the Library on the third Wednesday of each month at 2:30pm for a staff-led walk around different areas in Carrick followed by light refreshments in the Branch. Weather permitting.

Booking advisable.

Jillian McFrederick
t: 028 9336 2261

20/11/2019 2:30pm
Memory Lane Café
Every second Tuesday of the month between 10:00am and 12:00noon.

Informal reminiscence activities, mindful colouring, games, support and advice as well as much more.
Light refreshments provided.

Supported by the Alzheimer's Society. 
Please ask in branch for details.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
12/11/2019 10:00am - 12:00noon
Mindful Colouring for Adults
Available on request.

Release your inner child and explore the world of adult colouring with intricate colouring patterns and designs.
Enhance your well-being and calm the mind through relaxed meditative colouring in.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
04/11/2019 During library opening hours.
Tea and Newspapers
Meet new people. Talk about the papers or just chat. Enjoy tea, coffee & biscuits.

Every Thursday morning.

FREE Admission.
Ask staff for details.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
04/11/2019 10:00am - 11:30am
Crafty Kids
For children aged 8 and older.
Book in for this special themed craft session each month!
First Wednesday of the month from 4:00pm - 5:00pm

FREE Admission
Booking Essential

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
02/10/2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Lunchtime Reading Group
Borrow the book from the display, read, then join us for discussion. Open to all.  

Meets on third Wednesday at 1:00pm - ongoing throughout the year.

Check in Branch for Details

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
18/09/2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm