Cork City Libraries.ie

About Us

A number of by-laws, policies, and guidelines help to govern procedures for the overall benefit of members of and visitors to Cork City Libraries. Some policies are for the protection and safety of library visitors and library staff. Further details below.

Internet & computer facilities

http://www.corkcitylibraries.ie/aboutus/policy_on_internet_use_libraries.pdf 

Room Bookings, Exhibition Bookings, Noticeboards

http://www.corkcitylibraries.ie/servicesandprogrammes/useoflibraryspaces/

Using mobile phones

  • Please respect other library users;
  • Please set your phone to silent, or to a quiet ring-tone;
  • If you receive a call please reply quietly and discreetly, and use hallways to receive and make calls. 

Kids & Teens

Please see Cork City Council's Child Protection Policy here:
Cork_City_Council_Child_Protection_Policy_2014.pdf 

In addition, please be advised that

  • Parents are responsible for their children's safety and behaviour at all times in our libraries
  • Children aged 7 or under may not be unaccompanied in our libraries
  • Children need written parental permission to use the internet in our libraries

Collection Development Policy - Access all areas

http://www.corkcitylibraries.ie/documents/collections_access.pdf 

CCTV policies

City Library, Grand Parade: ‌http://www.corkcitylibraries.ie/media/City_Library_cctv_policy_v2.pdf  
Local Libraries: Please ask the Executive Librarian at your local library

Literacy Friendly Statement and Policy

http://www.corkcitylibraries.ie/aboutus/policies/R%C3%A1iteas_agus_Polasa%C3%AD_a_Thaca%C3%ADonn_le_Litearthacht.pdf
http://www.corkcitylibraries.ie/aboutus/policies/Literacy_Friendly_Statement_and_Policy%20.pdf 

Social Media Commenting Policy

Social_Media_Commenting_Policy

By-laws

By-laws for Cork City Libraries - Cork City Council is in the process of adopting these by-laws.