Christmas and New Year 2022 Closing Dates

John Minihan Exibition

The Word Special Event: John Minihan BECKETT + THE WAKE

Sligo Library are launching our new Sense-Ability service on Thursday 20th October at 11am in Ballymote Library

Sense-Ability aims to offer positive library experiences for people with sensory or additional educational needs.

It strives to develop a sensory friendly, accessible library services for the people of Leitrim, Sligo and Roscommon.

It aims to provide a sense of belonging, a sense of space, a sense of welcome and a sense of support to individuals of all abilities, their families and caregivers.

  • Braistint chómhmhuintearais, spás, fáilte agus tacaíocht a chuir ar fáil do dhaoine le gach cumas, dá dteaghlaigh agus do chúramóirí

Through consultation with relevant professionals, extensive staff training, a programme of events and the development of new and exciting spaces and services, Sense-Ability gives everyone the ability to use library services in an inclusive, safe, non-judgmental way.

The launch will consist of a brief opening speech from the Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, a photo shoot and the chance to see a large section of the available Sensory collection and Sensory Room.

If you are interested to attend please email [email protected]

Sligo Central Library: Customer Satisfaction Survey – Tuesday 27th – Saturday 1st of October

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Sligo Central Library Customer Satisfaction Survey

Tuesday 27th September – Saturday 1st of October


The LGMA, on behalf of the CCMA, will be administering a customer satisfaction survey at one designated library branch per local authority.

Sligo Central Library have been selected as a designated branch for a the Sligo authority.

  • The purpose of the survey is to assess the quality of their engagement with library staff and the physical environment during their visit to Sligo Central Library.
  • The surveys are anonymous
  • Participation in the survey is voluntary

The survey will be in two formats:

  • Physical (paper)
  • Digital


QR codes have been created using a link for the survey URL and are displayed throughout

A link has been put on the Sligo Library website welcome scroller:

Participants can select their preferred language to view the survey:


The physical formats will be available at the Sligo Central Library desk and notice area. A secured box is available to deposit completed surveys.

The paper handout and the digital version of the survey are both available in two languages – English and Irish.

Library Closures for staff training