Suffolk Library


 Customer Notice - Exceptional Closure on 24 June

Suffolk Library ​will be closed on Monday 24 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:​

Colin Glen Library
Unit 17 The Dairy Farm Centre
Stewartstown Road, Dunmurry
BT17 0AW

t: 028 9043 1266

Finaghy Library
38B Finaghy Road South
BT10 0DR

t: 028 9050 9214

Whiterock Library
Whiterock Road
BT12 7FW

t: 028 9050 9236


 Library Contact


Branch Manager\Contact:
Tinya Parkes
Stewartstown Road
BT11 9JP
t:028 9050 9235
f:028 9590 0402
Minicom:028 9050 9235
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 Opening Hours


Opening hours for Suffolk Library
Monday:1:15pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday:9:15am - 5:30pm
Wednesday:9:15am - 5:30pm
Thursday:9:15am - 5:30pm
Friday:12:30pm - 5:30pm
Saturday:9:30am - 1:00pm
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 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
Adult Reading Group
The last Thursday of the 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.

Tinya Parkes
t: 028 9050 9235
27/09/2018 4:00pm
Restarting on Tuesday 18 September - new members welcome

Third Tuesday of each month

Junior reading group for children aged 7-11.
Groups encourage members to read for pleasure, read adventurously and share their opinions (good or bad!) on books and authors.

Tinya Parkes
t: 028 9050 9235
18/09/2018 4:15pm
Job club (with Job Assist)
Get advice about employment opportunities and job hunting skills.​

Tinya Parkes
t: 028 9050 9235
17/09/2018 Every Monday from 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Creative Writing Group
Restarting on Thursday 13 September - new members welcome

Every second Thursday of the month from 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join Suffolk Library's new monthly group for expanding your creativity!
Booking not required.

Tinya Parkes
t: 028 9050 9235
13/09/2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Memory Lane Club
A seasonal meeting for adults showing archive film footage from across Northern Ireland.
An opportunity for a cup of tea or coffee and to chat about times gone by.

Tinya Parkes
t: 028 9050 9235
12/09/2018 10:30am - 11:30am
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.

This event is facilitated by sure start.

Tinya Parkes
t: 028 9050 9235
06/09/2018 1:30pm