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The main Belfast Library (a beautiful building,constructed around 1890 in red sandstone which was imported from Scotland), is the Central Library situated on Royal Avenue in Belfast-“My husband spent many an hour of his youth amidst its hallowed corridors -studying I hope!”

Photo of library:

Belfast Library
Amongst the facilities and services provided are the following:

Library Services

• Ulster and Irish Studies • Business reference • Central Book Lending • General Reference • Life Long Learning Services • Music CD Library • Newspaper (both present and archived) Library


• Lifts • Toilets • Cafe • Meeting Rooms • Disabled Access • Loop System • Computers (free internet use for members) • Exhibition/Display Space • Fax Service • Photocopier

The library often holds events and talks of public interest.

Their contact details are as follows

Central Library Belfast

Royal Avenue


County Antrim


Telephone: 028 9050 9150

If dialling from outside UK 00 44 2890 509 150

Another popular library,with a very interesting history can be found at this link to the
Belfast Linenhall Library.

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