May Public Holiday Weekend

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Ensure your contact details are correct in order to receive notifications for reservations and overdues.

We will be sending all library notifications (reservation alerts and overdues notices) to borrowers via email. In order to ensure efficient service to our customers, we would ask you to do the following;  Review your account details via our library catalogue https://sligo.spydus.ie Log in using your Borrower/User ID number and PIN Click on the personal […]

The Word Live in Sligo Central Library – Louise Kennedy ‘Trespasses’ – Official Book Launch. In conversation with Susan McKay. Music with Cathy Jordan.

Join us LIVE in Sligo Central Library on Wednesday 27th April, for a special edition of The Word with award-winning and acclaimed LOUISE KENNEDY, for the launch of her debut novel, Tresspasses. Louise will be in conversation Sligo Library Writer in Residence for Sligo Libraries, Susan McKay. With live music with Cathy Jordan. This is a FREE, unticketed […]

Easter Events at Sligo Central Library

Sligo County Libraries offer free book bags to all children starting school in September

All children starting school in September 2022 can get a free Book Bag at their local library. The ‘My Little Library Book Bag’ initiative is a collaboration between libraries and the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth as part of the First 5 Strategy. As part of the initiative, a ‘My Little Library […]

Sligo Libraries Writer in Residence Susan McKay – Writing Course

Legacies writing course with Sligo Libraries Writer in Residence Susan McKay Starting on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at 2:30pm, at Sligo Central Library, the course will run for 8 weeks and is free. A hundred years ago Ireland was engulfed in a civil war that saw families and communities bitterly divided.  Would you like to explore […]

Maire Mhac an tSaoi – Award 2022

Gradam Filíochta as Gaeilge Poetry in Irish Award  

Fergal Keane and Susan McKay to launch new Sligo writing and research programme

Join us in Sligo Central Library, Wednesday 30th March, for a special edition of The Word with war correspondent Fergal Keane and Writer in Residence for Sligo Libraries, Susan McKay. With live music from Steve Wickham. This is a FREE, unticketed event and seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. The renowned war […]

Your online library system is changing – for the better!

From March 29th, Sligo County Library Service along with libraries all over the country, will introduce a new online library system with improved functionality to help us provide a better service to library members. Sligo Library borrowers existing details, including current holds, will also carry over to the new system. The new system will have […]