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My Open Library

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My Open Library is available to registered patrons from 8.00 am on Tuesday, June 4th 2019

This service is unavailable presently due to Covid 19 restrictions

My Open Library service at Castlecomer Library offers extended opening hours to library members on a self-service basis outside normal opening hours, from 8am to 10pm, seven days a week. Library members must be 16 years or over to avail of the service.

Registration must take place during staffed hours, so that full details of the service can be provided by staff in advance of My Open Library usage.   

There are no staff present when My Open Library service is in operation. The library is monitored by CCTV cameras all the time during My Open Library mode. Members can access Wi-Fi and avail of self-service printing and photocopying, borrowing and returning items and using the Internet.

DayStaffed HoursMy Open Library Hours
MondayNo staff8am - 10pm
Tuesday10am - 8pm

8am -10am,

8pm - 10pm

Wednesday10am - 5pm

8am - 10am

5pm - 10pm

Thursday10am - 5pm

8am - 10am

5pm - 10pm

Friday10am - 1pm

8am - 10am

1pm - 10pm

Saturday10am - 1.30pm

8am - 10am

1.30pm - 10pm

SundayNo staff8am - 10pm

Please click on links below to access:

My-Open-Library--Brochure---Castlecomer.pdf (size 156.7 KB)

Castlecomer-My-Open-Library-User-Policy.pdf (size 224.7 KB)

My Open Library: FAQs

What is My Open Library?

My Open Library is a new service offered by Kilkenny County Library.  It allows library members to access a library outside normal opening hours.  There are no staff present when My Open Library is in operation.  The library is monitored by CCTV cameras all the time during My Open Library mode. 

Where is My Open Library?

Castlecomer Library is offering My Open Library, giving free access to the library outside normal opening times.  

When can I use My Open Library?

You need to register to avail of My Open Library. This service is available outside the normal opening hours of the library every day, early in the morning and late in the evenings, and all day Sunday and Monday from 8am to 10pm.

How do I register for My Open Library?

 You must be 16 years of age or over to avail of the service. Registration is free and open to Kilkenny County Library users. You need to register in person at Castlecomer Library. Please contact staff at Castlecomer Library for full details (056 4440561); castlecomer@kilkennylibrary.ie