Changes to opening times at local libraries

Ballyclare Library.
Ballyclare Library.

Newtownabbey’s local libraries will be operating new opening hours from Monday, November 2.

Following a public consultation process, Libraries NI has confirmed the new pattern of opening hours for each of the four libraries.

The new weekly timetables are as follows: Ballyclare - Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm, Tuesday 12.30pm - 8pm, Thursday 12.30pm - 5.30pm, Saturday 9.30am - 1pm.

Cloughfern - Closed Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Tuesday 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 6pm, Thursday and Saturday 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm.

Glengormley - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm, Thursday 9.30am - 8pm, Saturday 9.30am - 5pm.

Rathcoole - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am - 1pm and 1.30pm - 5.15pm, Friday 1.30pm - 5pm, Saturday 9.30am - 12pm.

Customers across the network of 98 public libraries helped to identify and agree the most suitable pattern of opening hours for each library.

Details of the revised opening hours for each library can be found on the Libraries NI website -