Maghera Library


 Customer Notice - Exceptional Closure on 25 June

Maghera Library ​will be closed on Tuesday 25 June 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:​

Draperstown Library
50 High Street
BT45 7AD

t: 028 7962 8249

Magherafelt Library
The Bridewell
6 Church Street, Magherafelt
BT45 6AN

t: 028 7963 2278

Portglenone Library
19 Townhill Road
BT44 8AD

t: 028 2582 2228

Maghera Library Out of Hours Service. Find out all you need to know.


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Mrs Carol O'Doherty
1 Church Street
BT46 5EA
t:028 7964 2578
f:028 7944 7987
Minicom:028 7964 2578
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 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Maghera Library
Monday:10:00am - 1:00pm   1:30pm - 5:00pm
Tuesday:1:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday:10:00am - 1:00pm   1:30pm - 5:00pm
Thursday:10:00am - 1:00pm   1:30pm - 5:00pm
Friday:10:00am - 1:00pm   1:30pm - 5:00pm
Saturday:10:00am - 1:00pm   1:30pm - 4:00pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


 Public Holidays


 Out of Hours Service


Opening hours for Maghera Library OOH
Monday:5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday:8:00am - 12:00pm   8:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday:5:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday:5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday:5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday:4:00pm - 8:00pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books Internet Storytimes
Class visits Public Computers Disabled access
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
Adult Reading Group
The second Tuesday 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.

Carol O'Doherty
t: 028 7964 2578
11/09/2018 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Tea and Newspapers
Every Friday morning.

FREE Admission

Carol O'Doherty
t: 028 7964 2578
07/09/2018 10:00am - 1:00pm
Rhythm and Rhyme
Every Wednesday.

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.

Carol O'Doherty
t: 028 7964 2578
05/09/2018 11:00am
Mindful Colouring for Adults
Enhance your well-being and calm the mind through relaxed meditative colouring. A gentle way to reduce stress using intricate colouring patterns and designs.

Carol O'Doherty
t: 028 7964 2578
04/09/2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Knit and Natter
Every Saturday

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.

Carol O'Doherty
t: 028 7964 2578
01/09/2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Lego Club
Every Friday during the summer at 11:00am.
Every Saturday during term time at 11:00am.

For all children.
Please ask in branch for details

Carol O'Doherty
t: 028 7964 2578
06/07/2018 11:00am