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Opening hours, contact details, services & facilities in Arklow Library.

Opening hours:

Monday:  10am-5pm
Tuesday:  10am-8.30pm
Wednesday:  10am-5pm
Thursday:  10am-8.30pm
Friday:  10am-5pm
Saturday:  10am-5pm
Sundays & Bank Holiday Weekends:  closed

Contact Details:

Main Street
Co. Wicklow
Y14 PY61

Phone: (0402) 39977

My Open Library

Arklow Library is now a "My Open Library" [MOL] location. MOL is an unstaffed, self-service library, which will be available at Arklow library every day of the year between 8am and 10pm. Current normal staffed opening hours remain unchanged.

MOL membership is available to patrons aged 16 and over. In order to be granted MOL access, patrons must attend a brief health and safety walkthough with a member of staff. These sessions are held Mondays to Saturdays at 4pm and Tuesdays/Thursdays at 7pm.

There is no need to book these sessions, but please bring along your library card and some photo ID. Patrons aged 16/17 must bring a parent/guardian and original, valid age ID (passport, age card etc). 

Contact the branch for further details.


  • 18 public computers
  • 6 Android tablets
  • Study room
  • Four PCs work/research stations for Work Matters
  • Newspapers & magazines
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Community Room, which may be booked for free. A booking form is available here.
  • Gallery Space available for exhibitions. Please contact the library for availability.  

 Clubs & Groups:

  • Family Fun Day Saturdays (storytime and arts & crafts: 11am every Saturday)
  • Tuesday Writers' Group (6pm - 8pm on alternating Tuesdays. Please contact the library for the next meeting)
  • Wednesday Book Club (11am last Wednesday every month)
  • Thursday Morning Book Club (11am last Thursday every month)
  • Tuesday Book Club (7.15pm once a month, please contact the library for further details)
  • Knitting & Crocheting Group (6.30pm every Thursday)
  • Kids' Knitting & Crochet (6:30pm every Tuesday)
  • Scrabble Club
  • Irish Sign Language Group

Download the brochure for more information on Arklow Library.

  1. Arklow Library Brochure

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