Rathdowney Library

In accordance with Level 5 Government Restrictions Laois County Library Service currently offer delivery and online services only . All library buildings remain closed until further notice.

Opening Hours


Monday:                                                 2.00pm-5.00pm
Wednesday:  10.00am – 1.00pm and 2.00pm – 4.30pm


Contact us:

Phone: 0505 46852

E-mail: library@laoiscoco.ie

Address: Mill Road, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, R32 DXP5.




(Services may be limited at this time)

Adult Lending
Children and Young Adult Sections
Internet Facilities



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. https://www.facebook.com/laoislibraries