Books, Newspapers and Magazines
There are over 300,000 items available to borrow free of charge from dlr branch libraries. The collection has something for all ages and tastes. Check out our catalogue for the latest bestsellers, classical or contemporary literature, or select from a wide range of educational, recreational and cultural material on our shelves.
Newspapers and magazines are available in all branches.
Don’t want a book?
We have an extensive collection of DVDs, computer games, talking books, CDs and language courses in our branches.
You can browse, check out and download audio books, e-books, music and video using your library card 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Research and Information
Most of our research material is available online and a small selection of reference books is held for consultation in each library. Our public internet PCs may be used to source and download application forms.
Still haven’t found what you’re looking for?
Your library card gives you free access to over 300,000 items held in dlr Libraries. You can borrow from or return your loans to any dlr branch.
You can request items that are on loan or from other branches and collect them in your local library. You can also order material from most public libraries in Ireland.
We will let you know when your request arrives by email or telephone call. Please advise your branch which is your preferred method
Out-of-print books, journal articles and specialised items from other libraries in Ireland and worldwide can be obtained through the Inter-Library Loan service. There is a €5 charge for this service. Please enquire at your local branch for details.