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Our Services

Kilkenny County Library in line with the aims and objectives of its Library Development Plan provides a variety of services to the public in the following areas:

Stock

The Library carries a wide variety of different types of stock for lending: Books: novels and factual books for adults, teenagers and children - Daily and Local newspapers - Books on CD/MP3 - Language Courses - Multicultural - Adult Literacy Collections - Music CDs - Driver Theory Test Book/CD-ROM.

Internet Services

Internet access is available in all our branches.

There is no charge for Internet use for members; there is a charge of €3.00 for non-members per half hour;  there is a charge for printouts. 

Details of the range of printing/scanning/photocopying services offered are available by clicking 'Printing Services' below. 

Children under 18 years need their Parents/Guardians permission in order to use the Internet. There are  PC's for Public Internet Access in Library branches.

Please click below for terms and conditions of internet usage

Internet Policy 2017.pdf (size 57 KB)

Free Wi-Fi is available in our branches, our Wi-Fi policy is available by clicking below:

Wi-Fi Policy 2017.pdf (size 64.7 KB)

The Library website www.kilkennylibrary.ie incorporates the Library catalogue.

Members of the public can search the catalogue and view recommended titles. Library members can also view their account details and renew and reserve items.To renew or request, you must have a pin number, which you get when you join.

Children's Services

Books - CDs - Author visits - Book Clubs - Activities - Children's Summer Reading Challenge - Storytelling etc.

Teenagers

There are dedicated Young Adult sections with appropriate books and popular music selections in all branches.

Requests

Patrons may reserve items for collection at the library of their choice. (A patron may have a maximum of 12 reserves at any one time).

Block Loans

The Library provides block loans for community groups and institutions.

Reference Material

There are comprehensive reference sections in all library branches which include: encyclopaedias, dictionaries, directories, atlases etc. These can be referred to in the library but cannot be borrowed.

Other Services

  • Please click on links below to access full information on these services