Holywood Arches Library


 Exceptional Closure Notice - Tuesday 19 February


​​Holywood Arches Library is closed on Tuesday 19 February in order to facilitate staff training. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Remember you can use the Libraries NI website to access the Catalogue and eBooks and eMagazines.

Your nearest libraries are: 

  • Ballyhackamore Library
    1-3 Eastleigh Drive
    Belfast, BT4 3DX
    t: 028 9050 9204​

  • ​Cregagh Library
    409-413 Cregagh Road
    Belfast, BT6 0LF
    t: 028 9040 1365

  • Woodstock Library
    358 Woodstock Road
    BelfastBT6 9DQ
    t: 028 9050 9239


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Janet Watt
4 - 12 Holywood Road
t:028 9050 9216
f:028 9590 0006
Minicom:028 9050 9216
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 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Holywood Arches Library
Monday:9:15am - 5:30pm
Tuesday:12:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday:9:15am - 1:30pm
Thursday:9:15am - 5:30pm
Friday:9:15am - 5:30pm
Saturday:9:30am - 1:00pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


 Public Holidays


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Large print books
Internet Storytimes Class visits
Public Computers Disabled access Exhibition space
Fax service Photocopier Printer
Public Lift Scanner Information Service
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
Digital Learning Day
Need digital skills? Sign up for Digital Learning Day.

Improve your digital skills and get online with the support of a volunteer from Business in the Community.

To book your FREE place, contact your local library.
For further information, call the Libraries NI Customer Services Line on 0345 4504 580 (Monday to Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm) or email enquiries@librariesni.org.uk
Booking essential

Janet Watt
t: 028 9050 9216
e: holywoodarches.library@librariesni.org.uk
11/04/201911/04/201910:00am - 4:00pm
A Part of Belfast Now - Exhibition
This exhibition features the stories of 9 refugees and members of new communities in Belfast.

Speakers will be in the library on Thursday 28 February from 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Please ask in branch for more details

Janet Watt
t: 028 9050 9216
e: holywoodarches.library@librariesni.org.uk
25/02/201902/03/2019During library opening hours
Adult Reading Group
The second Tuesday of every month. No meeting in July or August.

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.

Janet Watt
t: 028 9050 9216
e: holywoodarches.library@librariesni.org.uk
11/09/2018 6:45pm - 7:45pm
Rhythm and Rhyme
Every Friday at 10:30am.
Booking essential from Wednesday before.

Janet Watt
t: 028 9050 9216
e: holywoodarches.library@librariesni.org.uk​​
07/09/2018 10:30am
Knit and Natter
Group meeting every Thursday.

A group for anyone who enjoys knitting, crochet, cross stitch and other crafts. Share hints and tips, swap patterns, meet new people and learn new skills.

Bring whatever you are working on at the moment or start a new project.

Janet Watt
t: 028 9050 9216
e: holywoodarches.library@librariesni.org.uk
06/09/2018 11:00am - 12:30pm
Every Tuesday.

Children age 4 – 8 years, are invited to come along to enjoy free stories in the library.

Janet Watt
t: 028 9050 9216
e: holywoodarches.library@librariesni.org.uk
06/09/2018 3:30pm