Opening hours

The National Library buildings are currently closed to the public. Find out more about how you can stay in touch here.

Main & Manuscripts Reading Rooms, Kildare Street
Mon - Friday: 10am - 4pm, by appointment

Readers Ticket Office, 7-8 Kildare Street
Monday-Friday: 10.30am - 12.00pm

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again exhibition
at Bank of Ireland Cultural & Heritage Centre, Westmoreland Street
Mon - Fri: 10am - 4pm (last admission at 3.30pm)

YEATS: The Life & Works of William Butler Yeats exhibition
at 7-8 Kildare Street
Wed - Fri: 10am - 4pm (last admission at 3.30pm)

Family History Research Room, 7-8 Kildare Street
Mon - Friday, 10am - 4pm, by appointment

Café Joly

National Photographic Archive Reading Room, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, CLOSED