Irvinestown Library


 Customer Notice - opening dates and times during the festive season


Irvinestown Library will be closed from Monday 24 December until Tuesday 1 January inclusive. Note that other than Christmas Day the Out of Hours Service will operate as normal.

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

Irvinestown Out of Hours Service - find out all your need to know


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Margaret Elliott
Main Street
BT94 1GJ
t:028 6862 1383
f:028 6833 4988
Minicom:028 6862 1383
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 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Irvinestown Library
Monday:10:00am - 1:00pm   1:30pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday:10:00am - 1:00pm   1:30pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday:2:00pm - 7:30pm
Friday:10:00am - 1:00pm   1:30pm - 5:00pm
Saturday:10:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


 Public Holidays


 Out of Hours Service


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


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

Event TitleDetailsStart DateEnd DateTime
From Kindness to Health - An Introduction to Mindfulness
An introduction to mindfulness as a tool for health and wellbeing in your daily life.
Discover how 'the mindful attitude' can help you feel better and experience greater relaxation and wellbeing.

Facilitated by Cormac Carmichael

Everyone welcome
Booking advisable

Margaret Elliott
t: 028 6862 1383
08/02/201908/02/201910:30am - 1:00pm
Senior Book Club
Wednesday evenings from 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Do you enjoy reading?
Would you like to chat about what you have read with like-minded individuals?

At Irvinestown Library, we are trying something a little different this autumn - below are the dates that the book club will meet alongside the books that we shall be discussing.

If you would like to read the book and join us, there are plenty of copies available in the library for you to borrow!

Wednesday 19 December: The Other Mrs. Walker by Mary Paulson-Ellis
Wednesday 23 January 2019: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman 
Wednesday 20 February: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
Wednesday 13 March: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
Wednesday 17 April: The trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon
Wednesday 23 May: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Wednesday 20 June: Milkman by Anna Burns

Margaret Elliott
t: 028 6862 1383
19/12/201820/06/20196:30pm - 7:00pm
SAD Lightbox - Beat the Winter Blues
Banish the winter blues!

Come and relax in front of our Light Therapy Box, designed to lift your mood.
Dark gloomy days and indoor working can disrupt our body clocks, and may contribute to Seasonal Affective Disorder. Using light therapy can lead to an improved sense of wellbeing and increased vitality.
Please contact branch for details.

Margaret Elliott
t: 028 6862 1383
01/11/2018 During library opening hours
​Mindful Colouring for Adults
Colouring is no longer just for kids!

Colouring is a stress free activity that relaxes.
All materials provided by the library. You can bring your own materials if you want to.

Every Wednesday.

Coffee and tea provided in a tranquil setting. Everyone welcomed!

FREE Admission

Margaret Elliott
t: 028 6862 1383​
05/09/2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rhythm and Rhyme
Every Tuesday 11:00am - 12:00noon.

Rhythm and Rhyme is an exciting free programme to introduce children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories in the library.

Rhythm and Rhyme is a great opportunity for children to have fun and learn in a relaxed venue while giving parents and carers the chance to socialise.
For more information, contact Margaret Elliot - Irvinestown Branch Library Manager

Margaret Elliott
t: 028 6862 1383
04/09/2018 11:00am - 12:00noon
Got IT
​Free introduction to computers, internet and email.

Classes are available every day during normal library hours. Please contact Branch to book your lesson.

Margaret Elliott
t: 028 6862 1383
03/09/2018 Contact branch for details