Laois County Libraries
Welcome to Laois County Libraries. We are a network of 10 branches, 3 full-time and 7 part-time, serving the library needs of the county and surrounding areas.
To find out What's On in the Libraries in Laois, just click on Your Local Library (Branch libraries) and then on each library's page.
SUMMER READING CHALLENGE
Drop into your local library over the summer and take up our Summer Reading Challenge. All you have to do is read 6 books over the summer months. Register at your local library from 1st July. It’s for children up to 12 years and ABSOLUTELY FREE! You can also be a Record Breaker this summer and help us set a Guinness World Record by signing a reading campaign pledge in a participating library.
Check out our comprehensive listing of summer events taking place during July and August throughout our library branches.
Please note that all events are free but that booking is essential as places are limited.
Borrowbooks is an inter county lending facility
Check out our World Book Online service
Bibliotherapy The Power of Words
Library Headquarters and Local History
Address: Laois County Library HQ, Aras an Chontae, J.F.L. Avenue, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
Phone: 057 8664234 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours of Business: Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm
New Membership Charges for Students
NEW MEMBERSHIP CHARGES HAVE NOW BEEN INTRODUCED IN LAOIS LIBRARIES FOR THIRD LEVEL AND PLC STUDENTS FROM 7TH FEBRUARY 2014 NEW FEE IS NOW €3.00
Niamh Boyce, has been announced as the Overall Winner of the New Irish Writer Awards in the Hennessy Literary Awards. She was also chosen as category winner in the “Emerging Poetry” section for her poem “Kitty”.
Niamh works in Ballylinan Library