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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 page

 Renew Books Online


If you are having problems or difficulties using the online renewal service, please email and we will look after you.

 Laois Library Catalogue.

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Your Local Library
Joining the Library
Library Activities
Laois Library Catalogue
Reference Libraries Online
Local Research
Archived library Activities

Borrowbooks is an inter county lending facility 

World Book

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:
Hours of Business: Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm


Free Library Membership for ALL

From 1st January 2016 Library Membership is now Free to all members of the community and population  in Laois

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



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