In accordance with Level 5 Government Restrictions Laois County Library Service currently offer book delivery and online services only.   All library buildings remain closed but will reopen the week of the 10th May.  Opening hours and services available at your local branch will be available soon.

For further information on services click here.  If there are any queries over this period, please email



Welcome to Laois County Libraries. We are a network of 10 branches, 4 full-time and 6 part-time, serving the library needs of the county and surrounding areas.

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Library Headquarters and Local History

Address: Laois County Library HQ, The Old Mill, Church Street, Portlaoise, R32 HDA3.

Phone: 0578594982 /0578594983/05785 94985 (please use full number when dialing)


Hours of Business: Monday – Friday  9am – 5pm

Local History Website: