Kilrea Library


 Customer Notice - Exceptional Closures


​​​​​​​Kilrea Library will be closed from Tuesday 20 August - Saturday 24 August inclusive​. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.​​

​​Kilrea Library ​will also be closed on Tuesday 30 July in order to facilitate computer system upgrades. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

During the Library closure, items can be renewed online with your library membership card and PIN number, which is available from library staff in any branch library. eBooks/Audiobooks and eMagazines can also be borrowed as normal via the Libraries NI website or Libraries NI app.

Your nearest open libraries (click on the library names below for opening times) are:​ 

Garvagh Library
Bridge Street
BT51 5AF

t: 028 2955 8500

Maghera Library
1 Church Street
BT46 5EA

t: 028 7964 2578

Ballymoney Library
Rodden Foot
Queen Street, Ballymoney
BT53 6JB

t: 028 2766 3589


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Anne Wilson
Town Hall, 26 The Diamond
BT51 5QJ
t:028 2954 0630
f:028 2933 0536
Minicom:028 2954 0630
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 Summer Opening Hours 24 Jun - 31 Aug incl.


Opening hours for Kilrea Library temp summer
Monday:Closed on Monday
Tuesday:2:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday:Closed on Wednesday
Thursday:10:00am - 1:00pm   2:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday:Closed on Friday
Saturday:10:00am - 1:00pm   2:00pm - 5:00pm
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 Fax service
Photocopier Printer 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
Creative Writing Group for Adults
Next meeting: Thursday 27 June

Are you a budding writer or poet? Come along to our new group and share ideas!
Every third Thursday of the month with Kate Murphy and Pearl Hutchinson

The group will not meet in July and August.

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be served

Anne Wilson
t: 028 2954 0630
24/01/2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Last Tuesday of every month.

Junior reading group for children aged 8 - 11. Groups encourage members to read for pleasure, read adventurously and share their opinions (good or bad!) on books and authors.

FREE Admission

Anne Wilson
t: 028 2954 0630
25/09/2018 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Rhythm and Rhyme
Every Thursday.

During the summer, Rhythm and Rhyme will not be held every Thursday.

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.

Jean Tott​en
t: 028 2954 0630
06/09/2018 11:45am- 12:15pm
Knit and Natter
This group will not meet in July and August

​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.

Anne Wilson
t: 028 2954 0630
06/09/2018 11:00am -12:00noon
Tea and Newspapers
Tea and Newspapers club is held weekly on Saturdays. Come along and have a chat over the newspapers and enjoy tea, coffee and biscuits.

FREE Admission

Anne Wilson
t: 028 2954 0630
01/09/2018 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Reminiscene – Down Memory Lane
This group will not meet in July and August

The first Saturday of every month.

Join local historian and storyteller, Pearl Hutchinson for an opportunity to relive the past, tell your own story and bring back nostalgic memories of childhood, schooldays and life around Kilrea in days gone by.

FREE Admission
Everyone welcome
Tea, coffee and bisuits will be served

Anne Wilson
t: 028 2954 0630
01/09/2018 10:30am - 11:30am