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Our friendly local library.

Modern, airy, spacious, well equipped. Very pleasant and helpful staff as well as an easy to use... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David E
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Get Reading

The town Library is an excellent place to select some good reading material,and has an excellent... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
TubalCain
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Carrickfergus
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1 week ago
“Our friendly local library.”
27 Aug 2018
“Get Reading”
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To find out more about the library including opening times and holidays please visit the Libraries NI website.
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Joymount Court Joymount, Carrickfergus BT38 7DQ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9336 2261
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Modern, airy, spacious, well equipped. Very pleasant and helpful staff as well as an easy to use computerised borrowing system. Public computers, free wi fi, printer, good selection of books and daily newspapers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David E
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The town Library is an excellent place to select some good reading material,and has an excellent selection of childrens books.There are also a number of computers available for the use of members.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TubalCain
Reviewed 16 May 2018

They have a very good local history section in here that I use a lot. There's also a room where decades of newspapers are held, along with over a century of older editions on microfilm reels. They have toilets. There are enough computers for public...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I go here often, almost weekly. I use the computers, borrow books, do research in their newspaper archive room, and use their toilet. They have jigsaws out on a table for anyone who fancies a go. Last time in the computer room at the back...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Had a very interesting evening listening to a talk about whales, dolphins and sea otters. Really enjoyed the talk and the opportunity to ask questions about these sea creatures. The library facilities were first class.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank LindaE1673
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The immediate impression as you walk through the door is that of clean and tidy. The Staff are Impressively friendly and helpful as they freely offer their services. Facilities are contemporary and modern and cause little or no difficulty for the normal user. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Johnnier77
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visit library often , friendly staff, comfortable surroundings good selection of books , if it is not in the library the staff will be happy to check and put a request in for you , plenty of computers and seating , childrens area and adult...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank NicholasBelfast
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Called in, and found something possibly useful in a 1910 newspaper. Having newspapers on microfilm is a great resource. They have some in Larne, but the viewing machine was moved out into the main area where window reflections make it harder to see the dim,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The proposed cut from 50 to 45 hours opening per week was itself cancelled after the assembly found more money. I was here at night, after closing time, for an excellent slide show talk on the Battle of the Somme by historian Nigel Henderson. It...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We had time to pass before our bus would be by so my 3 year old son and I along with the baby went to spend our time reading kids books! Nice selection, overall pleasant atmosphere. There was a small area you could have coffee...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Julie E
5 October 2016|
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Response from LibrariesNI | Property representative |
Yes there is a Chatterbooks reading group for 7-9 year olds. Contact the library for more details 028 9336 2261. Thanks
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