Portlaoise Library

Portlaoise Library

Portlaoise Library

Daily Opening Hours

  • Monday:        CLOSED
  • Tuesday:        10.00 am-5.00 pm
  • Wednesday:   10.00 am-7.30 pm
  • Thursday:       10.00 am-7.30 pm
  • Friday:           10.00 am-5.00 pm
  • Saturday:       10.00 am-4.00 pm

Closed on Saturdays of Bank Holiday Weekends

Contact us:

Phone: 057 8622333

e-mail: library@laoiscoco.ie

Address: Dunamaise House, Lyster Square, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Services Available

Adult Lending
Children and Young Adult Sections

DVDs, adult and children
Magazines & newspapers

Foreign Language Novels
Audio Books
Large Print Fiction
Language Learning Resources

Study Areas

Internet Access & Wifi
Access to Ordinance Survey Historic Maps


Borrowing – Library Membership is now free of charge to all

Children can borrow 5 items for 3 weeks and adults 8 items for 3 weeks.  These items can be renewed twice. Members at Portlaoise Branch may reserve and renew items on loan by telephone (0578622333), Renew Books Online or by calling at the library in Dunamaise house, Lyster Square.

Study and Reading Areas:


The  library contains a study section and leisure reading are where one can read daily and local newspapers and various magazines free of charge.