Castlewellan Library


 Customer Notice - opening dates and times during the festive season


Castlewellan Library will be closed from Saturday 22 December ​until Tuesday 1 January​ inclusive. To find a library that is open during the festive period check our latest service updates.

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:
Roisin McGlue
3 Upper Square
BT31 9DA
t:028 4377 8433
f:028 4344 0402
Minicom:028 4377 8433
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 Opening Hours


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


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 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books Internet Class visits
Public Computers Disabled access Exhibition space
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
Leo Casement - Painting Art Exhibition
An exhibition of work from celebrated local artist Leo Casement, who specialises in both landscape and his highly sought after horse paintings. Some of these will be included in the exhibition.

Roisin McGlue
t: 028 4377 8433
30/11/201821/12/2018During library opening hours
Children’s Creative Writing group

​Writing group for children aged 9-11​ years.

31/10/2018 9:00am - 11:00am on the last Wednesday of every month
SAD Lightbox - Beat the Winter Blues
A SAD Lightbox is available to use in the library during the winter months of November, December, January and February during library opening hours.

It is free to use for adults who are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder.

To use, please contact the library in advance to book a twenty minute slot.

Roisin McGlue
t: 028 4377 8433
30/10/201828/02/2019During library opening hours
Junior Reading Group
The third Wednesday of every month.

Junior reading group for children aged 9-11.
Groups encourage members to read for pleasure, read adventurously and share their opinions (good or bad!) on books and authors.

Roisin McGlue
t: 028 4377 8433
19/09/2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tea and Newspapers
Every Friday.
A weekly meeting to read the papers and socialise. Refreshments provided.

Roisin McGlue
t: 028 4377 8433
07/09/2018 2:00pm
Adult Reading Group
The first Wednesday of every month.

This group aims to allow everyone’s reading experiences to be shared and enjoyed.
Participants don’t have to be library members but if you join, you can borrow the book the group will be discussing for free.

Roisin McGlue
t: 028 4377 8433
05/09/2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm