Carrickfergus Library


 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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 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


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 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

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

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
The Open University in Carrickfergus Library
Why go away to any university when a top one will come to you?

Come along to Portadown Library to discover why The Open University (OU) has been rated as the top university for overall student satisfaction in Northern Ireland for the past 14 years.

Whther you're interested in computing or psychology, an OU tutor will be on hand to answer your queries on courses and qualifications. They can also help you explore ways of financing your study.

Find out more at or call us on 028 9032 3722

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
17/10/201817/10/20185:00pm - 8:00pm
Recommencing Wednesday 3 October

Group for children aged 7 - 11 years old meeting on the First Wednesday of the month during term time

Fun? Books? Chat? Craft? Activities?

FREE Admission
Booking Essential

Ask staff for details

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
03/10/2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Bedtime Storytime
Next session: Wednesday 26 September at 6:00pm
Bring your teddy and leave him for a #NightInTheLibrary!
Booking essential

For 8 years and under.

Last Wednesday of each month from 6:00pm - 6:45pm incorporating Zzzeddy Teddy session.

Please ask staff for details.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
26/09/2018 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Lunchtime Reading Group
Borrow the book from the display, read, then join us for discussion. Open to all.  

Meets monthly on Wednesday at 1:00pm

Check in Branch for Details

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
19/09/2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Dementia Café
Every second Tuesday of the month between 10:00am and 12:00noon for those suffering from dementia and their carers.
Supported by Alzheimer's Society NI.

Free tea and coffee with a variety of activities including painting, mindful colouring, knitting, reminiscence, games and puzzles.

Please ask in branch for details.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
11/09/2018 10:00am - 12:00noon
Mindful Colouring for Adults
​Mindful Colouring for adults - Every Thursday​.

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
06/09/2018 10:30am