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Resources and Services Available at Your Local Library

From: Department of Rural and Community Development and Local Government Management Agency (LGMA)

Online Resources

All public library users are provided with online access through a single platform to a number of online resources, such as:

  • e-books
  • e-audio books
  • e-magazines/journals
  • online languages
  • e-learning courses
  • online newspapers

Online Services

All public libraries services now have computers which the public can use to access the internet. To book a session contact your local branch library. Many libraries offer introductory sessions for new users.

You can find your local library at the following link:

Find my local library

View Online Library Catalogues

To view a catalogue you must provide your:

  • library borrower number
  • personal identification number (PIN)

Individual library catalogues can be searched online by author, title or keyword. It is also possible to renew loans and check borrower information such as loans and reservations online.

Other information accessible at your library

The Ask About Ireland Website offers digitised content from public libraries, including Griffith’s Valuation, unique historical film, out of print resources and digital books.  

Lexis Nexis is a provider of news, information and company information from all over the world which also provides access to national and local Irish and international titles, including newspapers, journals and periodicals. 

Visit Vision-net.ie for a fully searchable online source of company information and business names for all businesses within Ireland.