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Leabharlann Phoiblí De Valera, Inis
De Valera Public Library, Ennis
Contact: Ms. Cora Gunter, De Valera Public Library, Harmony Row, Ennis, County Clare.
Tel: (065) 6846353


The De Valera Public Library and Gallery was opened in 1975. The building comprises the library proper and the Gallery which is situated in what was once a Presbyterian Church. This Church was built in 1856 at a cost of 600. The library proper stands on a site once occupied by an old Church of Ireland Hall built in 1890. This branch has a membership of over 5,500 readers. As well as an extensive range of books for adults and children and a comprehensive collection of CDs and DVDs, there is a wide selection of magazines and newspapers available to the public on a daily basis. De Valera Public Library provides story-time for children on a regular basis and hosts bookclubs for both adults and children.

De Valera Public Library has a stock of over 32,400 books for adults, and 16,400 books for children. Music (on CD) and film (on DVD) collections are also available for borrowing, and there are thirteen free public access internet PCs.

Free WiFi now available.
Log on using your library card, or approach the desk for a guest pass
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Opening Hours:

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Saturday 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Regular events:
Children's Storytime
On Thursdays at 11am
With an activity storytime on the last Thursday of every month.
Please contact the branch for the theme of the activity sessions.
Children aged between 3 and 6 years old are welcome to come along.

Adult Book Club
Three different Book Club groups that meet monthly.
New members are always welcome.
More information

Improve your Internet and Email skills
Fridays at 11am: Library staff will provide an introduction to Internet and email skills every Friday. Come along and find out how to set up an email account and browse the Internet. Free of charge and all are welcome.

More Library Events

De Valera Public Library and Clare Local Studies Centre
Painting of De Valera Public Library by Tomás O'Maoldomhnaigh, Clare County Library Collection

Map of Ennis ©2010 Ordnance Survey Ireland
http://maps.osi.ie/publicviewer/#V1,533696,677677,7 © 2010 Ordnance Survey Ireland

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