Newtownards Library


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Irene Costley
Queens Hall
Regent Street, Newtownards
BT23 4AB
t:028 9181 4732
f:028 9181 4732
Minicom:028 9181 4732
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 Text Relay Service


​We welcome calls via the text relay service.





 Opening Hours


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


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books DVDs Internet
Storytimes Class visits Public Computers
Disabled access Exhibition space 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
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 or 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:

Booking essential

t: 028 9181 4732 e:
18/04/201818/04/201810:00am - 4:00pm
The last Wednesday of every month.

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

Irene Costley and Andy Crooks
t: 028 9181 4732
27/09/2017 3:30pm
Adult Reading Group
New members are welcome.

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.

Dates of Adults Reading Group this year:
- 11 September
- 9 October
- 6 November
- 4 December

Irene Costley and Bettina Hunniford​
t: 028 9181 4732
11/09/2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Coffee Corner
​Every Friday morning - coffee, craic and newspapers

Irene Costley
t: 028 9181 4732
07/09/2017 10:30am - 12:30pm
Mindful Colouring
​This event is for adults and many now enjoy the therapeutic aspects of colouring in the peaceful, relaxed environment of the library.

Irene Costley and Stephanie Simpson​
t: 028 9181 4732
07/09/2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Rhythm and Rhyme
Alternate Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30am. Please ask staff for more details.

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.

Irene Costley and Stephanie Simpson​
t: 028 9181 4732
07/09/2017 10:30am