Abbeyleix Library

Opening Hours

Tuesday      9.30-1.30pm and 2.30-5.00pm

Wednesday 9.30-1.30pm and 2.30-5.00pm

Thursday     9.30-1.30pm and 2.30-7.30pm

Friday          9.30-1.30pm and 2.30-5.00pm

Saturday      10.00-2.00pm *

Closed for lunch 1.30-2.30pm

*Always closed on a Saturday before a bank holiday

News & Events

Library online events

Online activities, will be delivered by the staff of Laois Libraries on social media Laois Libraries face book page, this includes Baby book club, 0-3yrs Tuesday &Thursday, weekly at 10.30am.

Book bugs club 4-7years and Rocket Readers club 8-12 years Friday, fortnightly at 10.30am. Children’s activities, a mix of quizzes and crafts. Saturday, weekly at 11.30am.

Adult Literature at Eleven Thursday, fortnightly at 11am.

Online Book Club :

Contact us:

By phone at: 057 87 30020


Address: Market House, Main Street, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, R32 CY65.



These services may be limited currently


Adult Lending: Children and Young Adult Sections: Foreign Language Novels: Large Print; Audio Books; Language; Travel; Sheet Music

CDs; DVDs, adult and children

Reference; Learning Resources;

Internet Access: Photocopying; Printing

Access to Ordnance Survey

Historic Maps



These events are postponed until further notice

Baby Book Club every Tuesday @11am.

Junior Chess Club every Saturday morning @ 10am.

Knitting Club 10.30am each Wednesday.

The Just one more line Adult Book Club with Edel Meet once a month on a Thursday evening after 6pm.

Bookbugs Storytelling and Craft Club for Children aged 4 to 7 years Meet once a month, on a Friday afternoon.


Checkout some of the entries below from previous competitions.