Ormeau Road Library


 Customer Notice - early closing time on Thursday 20 June


​Ormeau Road Library will be closing at the earlier time of 4:00pm and not the normal time of 8:00pm on Thursday 20 June. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Exceptional Closure on Wednesday 19 June​

Ormeau Road Library ​will be closed on Wednesday 19 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:​

Belfast Central Library
Royal Avenue

t: 028 9050 9150
e: belfast.central@librariesni.org.uk

Newtownbreda Library
Saintfield Road

t: 028 9070 1620
e: newtownbreda.library@librariesni.org.uk

​Woodstock Library​
358 Woodstock Road

028 9050 9239
e: woodstock.library@librariesni.org.uk​


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Allison Milligan
247 Ormeau Road
t:028 9050 9228
f:028 9590 0400
Minicom:028 9050 9228
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 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Ormeau Road Library
Monday:9:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday:9:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday:9:30am - 5:30pm
Thursday:9:30am - 8:00pm
Friday:9:30am - 4:00pm
Saturday:9:30am - 1:30pm
Sunday:Closed on Sunday



 Public Holidays


 Library Location



 Library Services

Books Audio books Children's audio books
Large print books 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
Rhythm and Rhyme
​Every Friday at 11:00am

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.

Allison Milligan​
t: 028 9050 9228
e: ormeauroad.library@librariesni.org.uk
24/05/2019 11:00am
Junior Booktastics Reading Gang
Are you aged between 9-11 years or enrolled in Years 5-7?
Join our Junior Booktastics Reading Gang!

We will meet on the last Thursday of each month from 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Read for pleasure, read adventurously and share your opinions (good or bad!)

Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9228
e: ormeauroad.library@librariesni.org.uk
27/09/2018 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Teenage Reading Gang
Third Thursday of Month

 Are you aged between 12 - 15 years old?

Join our Teenage Reading Gang!
We will meet together, 7 times over the school year, on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 7.00-7.45pm
We encourage members to read for pleasure, read adventurously and share their opinions (good or bad!) 

Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9228
e: ormeauroad.library@librariesni.org.uk
20/09/2018 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Bedtime Storytime
Second Thursday of the Month

PJs optional

Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9228
e: ormeauroad.library@librariesni.org.uk
13/09/2018 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Adult Reading Group - Currently Fully Subscribed
The first Thursday 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.

Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9228
e: ormeauroad.library@librariesni.org.uk
06/09/2018 6:45pm - 8:00pm
Knit and Natter
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.

Allison Milligan
t: 028 9050 9228
e: ormeauroad.library@librariesni.org.uk
06/09/2018 10:00am - 12:30pm