The Greystones Library is situated on Church Road beside the Greystones Train Station. It is a single-storey detached Carnegie library originally built in 1910 on a site donated by the Burnaby estate. It is an Edwardian style building with Queen Anne influenced styling. Features include a small domed spire from apex of roof, large timber tripartite sash windows and a date panel over the entrance. The entrance is set under a projecting semi-circular hood supported by slender iron posts. The original Carnegie library covered 175 m².
Joining the library is free! Anyone can join the library – all you need to do is call in with proof of your address if you’re over 18 years of age. Children and those under 18 years can join if accompanied by an adult with proof of address.
Alternatively, you can apply online for a public library card. You can collect your library card in any Wicklow branch; just bring proof of your current address.
Anyone can use the library space! Library members can borrow 12 items at a time. You will be given a loan period of three weeks and you can renew items up to three times. You can renew online, or you can contact your local branch via phone or email or in person.
Some of the things that the library can offer include:
- Free use of public PCs & WiFi.
- Study spaces and meeting rooms
- Printing & photocopying with scanning
- Online resources – eNewspapers, eMagazines, eBooks, online learning etc.
- Regular events, clubs and groups.
- Local history research.
- La Touche Heritage Exhibition
- Books for all ages in all types, including audiobooks, large print and graphic novels.
- Newspapers & magazines.
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