Leitrim Library Service Announce Plans For Re-Opening Of Lending Services

Leitrim Library Service will commence a ‘Contact and Collect’ service to the public from Monday 8th June2020.  This is an interim measure until such time as the full library services can resume in light of Covid 19 restrictions. 


The service will operate from three libraries initially:

Ballinamore Branch Library (071-9645566)

Carrick-on-Shannon Branch Library (071-9620789)

Manorhamilton Branch Library (071-9856180)


The Contact andCollect service offers a safe system for the lending of physical library material and will be available through email at leitrimlibrary@leitrimcoco.ie  and/or by phoning one of the three libraries listed above during the hours of 9.30am-1pm and 2pm-5pm Monday to Friday.

Arrangements will be in place for items being returned to be placed in designated areas at each library where they will be quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours in accordance with Department of Health guidelines to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19.  In all situations, the health and safety of library users and staff will be paramount. Social distancing will be observed where library users access to services requires face to face engagement with staff, and all health and safety protocols will be observed.

Library members are encouraged to continue to use all Online Services

You can:

  • Join the library online;
  • Download e-Books and e-Audiobooks;
  • Read magazines and newspapers
  • Take e-Learning or language courses;
  • Watch or listen to story-times and other online content.
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