Carrickfergus Library


 Customer Notice - opening dates and times during the festive season

​​Carrickfergus Library will be closed from Monday 24 until Wednesday 26 December inclusive and on Tuesday 1 January. The library will open as normal on other days during the festive period but will close at 5:00pm on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 December and on Monday 31 December the library will close at 4:00pm.

Don’t forget you can visit the Libraries NI website throughout the holiday period for the Catalogue, eBooks and eMagazines.​​


 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


 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

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

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
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
iPad Club
Last Wednesday of the month.

Informal group – not a class

Learning together, peer to peer tips, good company
Booking advisable

FREE Admission
Ask staff for details

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
26/09/2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Bedtime Storytime
Last Wednesday of every month 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
Poetry Group
Meets on the second Thursday of every month at 11:00am
Bring along your favourite poems to our new monthly group.

Booking advisable.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
13/09/2018 11:00am - 12:00noon
Teenage Kicks
Meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

A writing group for teens meeting monthly on a Wednesday evening.
If you write a lot, scribble a little or would just like to try, then join us!

Booking advisable.
Ask staff for details.

Jillian McFrederick​
t: 028 9336 2261
12/09/2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm