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Services

  • Borrowing service for Adults, Teens and Children including fiction, non-fiction, DVDs, CDs, magazines
  • Daily Newspapers available
  • Study desks (subject to availability)
  • PC usage and Internet browsing available for Adults, Teens and Children
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning available including Click & Collect service – see details here: https://www.printcopyandgo.com/print_locations/portlaoise/
  • Local History section
  • Europe Direct Information Centre
  • Library of Sanctuary

News & Events

For an up to date list of all upcoming library events, click here.

Online Activities

Why not visit our facebook page to see what’s on at your local library.  https://www.facebook.com/laoislibraries

you can visit our Instagram @Laois_libraries

and Twitter @LaoisLibraries

We continue to offer a range of services online including ebooks, eaudiobooks, newspapers and magazines which are all available for FREE with your library card. You can even sign up for a free course! You can visit our page on https://laois.ie/departments/libraries/online-resource/ to view all our online services available to you. If you need help accessing any of these services, Please contact us. Portlaoise library on 057 8622333 or you can email [email protected]

If you would like to join any of our groups and would like further details please contact the library. You can find a full list of  our events and activities on our webpage at https://laois.ie/departments/libraries/whats-on/

For further details or to sign up for any of our groups, events and monthly newsletter. Please contact Portlaoise library Tel: 057 8622333 or email: [email protected]

 

A little about us:

Services

  • Borrowing service for Adults, Teens and Children including fiction, non-fiction, DVDs, CDs, magazines
  • Daily Newspapers available
  • Study desks (subject to availability)
  • PC usage and Internet browsing available for Adults, Teens and Children
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning available including Click & Collect service – see details here: https://www.printcopyandgo.com/print_locations/portlaoise/
  • Local History section
  • Europe Direct Information Centre
  • Library of Sanctuary

News & Events

For an up to date list of all upcoming library events, click here.

Online Activities

Why not visit our facebook page to see what’s on at your local library.  https://www.facebook.com/laoislibraries

you can visit our Instagram @Laois_libraries

and Twitter @LaoisLibraries

We continue to offer a range of services online including ebooks, eaudiobooks, newspapers and magazines which are all available for FREE with your library card. You can even sign up for a free course! You can visit our page on https://laois.ie/departments/libraries/online-resource/ to view all our online services available to you. If you need help accessing any of these services, Please contact us. Portlaoise library on 057 8622333 or you can email [email protected]

If you would like to join any of our groups and would like further details please contact the library. You can find a full list of  our events and activities on our webpage at https://laois.ie/departments/libraries/whats-on/

For further details or to sign up for any of our groups, events and monthly newsletter. Please contact Portlaoise library Tel: 057 8622333 or email: [email protected]

 

Contact
23 Lower Main Street, Portlaoise , Co. Laois R32 N7EP
Opening Hours:
Mon. 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue. 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed. 10:00 AM - 07:30 PM
Thu. 10:00 AM - 07:30 PM
Fri. 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat. 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Sun. Closed

Closed on Saturday of Bank Holiday Weekend.

News & Events

For an up to date list of all upcoming library events, click here.

June 2024

22nd June @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Free
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Aisling Brennan is a mixed media artist currently exploring the use of natural materials in art making. Aisling also has experience working in education, as an Art Therapist and Chairperson of Irish Association of Creative […]

29th June @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Free
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Join Dylan Nolan for an interactive history show at Portlaoise Library during The Old Fort Quarter Festival. Children will be entertained and educated on medieval Laois with the use of replica weapons, armour and storytelling. […]

July 2024

3rd July @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am Free
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Do you want to give your children an exciting, hands-on experience with learning about botany that is sure to pique their interest. They will learn about seeds and seed anatomy in our gardening workshop, make […]

3rd July @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Free
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Portlaoise Library are delighted to host a Bee Habitat workshop with Anyone for Science. Learn about the different types of bees that visit your garden. Use this knowledge to create a bee house to help […]