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Library Headquarters

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Opening Hours

Address: Library Headquarters, John's Green House, John's Green House, Kilkenny, Ireland R95 YH61

Area: Kilkenny City

Telephone: +353 56 77 94160

Contact: Karl Fagan/Laura Tyrrell/Colette O’Halloran (Reception)

Monday - Friday
Library Headquarters9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5 pm

Local Studies

9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5 pm


Kilkenny County Library Headquarters is situated in John's Green House, John's Green. The building is shared with the Housing section of Kilkenny Local Authorities. The site is close to the MacDonagh Shopping Centre and McDonagh Railway Station, to the left at the top of John Street.


  • Management
  • Collections development
  • Acquisitions (books, audio-visuals, e-services)
  • Mobile library service administration
  • Library systems and IT development
  • Local studies/genealogical services
  • Free access to the Irish Newspaper Archive Online
  • Archives

Public Toilet facilities are to the right of the building in the main Reception area. Library enquiries can be made at the right-hand end of the main Reception Desk.