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Cork Film Festival Shorts at the City Library

Cork City Libraries are delighted to announce an expanded catalogue of Cork Film Festival short films in the City Library viewing booth.  31 additional films from the 2017 Festival are available to view free of charge.  As part of Heritage Week 2018 Cork Film Festival staff will be on hand at the booth in the City Library on Saturday August 18 at 12.00 pm to guide you through the films.

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National Heritage Week

Cork City Libraries’ programme of events for National Heritage Week is here. Download a copy now.


New printers and photocopiers

Please bear with us while we upgrade our printing and photocopying service. There may be some disruptions to service over the coming days. We apologise in advance.

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Summer Opening Hours

There will be no evening openings at Cork City Libraries during the months of July and August.  All branches of Cork City Libraries will close at 5.30 pm during this time.  Evening openings will resume from 04 September as normal.    


Rory Gallagher Music Library 1978 - 2018

The Rory Gallagher Music Library is celebrating 40 years of service to the music loving public of Cork, 40 years of pleasure and enjoyment by library users.  Memorabilia from the family collection of the internationally renowned Cork musician will be on display in the City Library from 05 July to the 31 August 2018.

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