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Longford Branch Library

Picture of Longford Branch LibraryLongford Branch Library is located in the heart of Longford town adjacent to Longford Town Centre. It is the flagship library for the county and provides a wide range of services and activities for the local community.

Services available include a wide selection of books, newspapers and magazines, free broadband and WIFI internet and email access, language learning materials and support, interactive CD’s such as the  Driver Theory Test online. The library also organises a number of exhibitions, book launches, language classes, information evenings, lectures and readings as well as a wide range programme of childrens’ activities during the year.

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Opening Hours

Monday and Wednesday 10.00-8.30pm

Tuesday and Thursday 10.00-5.30pm
Friday 10.00-5.00pm
Saturday 10.00-2.00pm

Contact Details

Mr Willie O’Dowd.
Senior Executive Librarian
Longford Branch Library
Town Centre,

Tel. 043  33 40727
Email: library@longfordcoco.ie

How do I Join?

Any person, adult or child, living in the County can come along to the Library, fill in an application form and become a member. Please bring along some form of identification with you. There is a nominal €2.50 annual membership charge for adults and no charge for children and students. Library membership entitles you to use any or all of our branches and services.


Adults may borrow a total of six items per visit and children may borrow four items for a period of 3 weeks.


If you are unable to return your books within the 3 week period, you can telephone the library and renew them, provided nobody else has reserved them. You can also renew books either in our branches using our Interactive Public Access Catalogue (I.P.A.C) or from home.

Find A Book

Click here to find a book or check the availability of a book.


Exhibitions , book launches, lectures and seminars  take place on a regular basis at Longford Library Branches on a wide range of topics. Any local organisation or group wishing to hold an event can contact Mary Carleton Reynolds, County Librarian 043 41124 or Willie O'Dowd, Longford Branch Library at 043 40727.
A list of upcoming events is available here.. 

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