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Good local library in a lovely building

My local branch. I've always found the staff to be very helpful. Reasonable selection of books... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
Belfast, United Kingdom

I was just passing by and decided to call in - great little libary while i was there it had a... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2015
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2 Oct 2018
“It’s a library!”
20 Jul 2017
“Well stocked, most helpful Librarians on earth!”
To find out more about the library including opening times and holidays please visit the Libraries NI website.
Holywood Library Holywood Library 86-88 High Street | Sullivan Building, Holywood BT18 9AE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 4232
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely building that used to be an old school. As libraries go this is an excellently well stocked library.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rikinnireland
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I have been using this Library extensively for some years. Very well stocked. The Librarians are extremely helpful in advising and ordering what is not on the shelves. The library is an important cog in the Holywood lifestyle.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Klaus W
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This library is very popular amongst locals and visitors alike. The library is situated in an old Church building in the centre of Holywood town and is always thriving with people.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank KatieS3303
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This wonderful historic building in the centre of Holywood provides something for all ages. A brilliant childrens section with story time in the morning, internet access, wide range of books including audio and large print books, photocopying facility and exceptionally helpful staff. Car-parking is also...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank FrancesUprichard
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My local branch. I've always found the staff to be very helpful. Reasonable selection of books given the financial situation.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Barnabas014
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Holywood is a small town and the library is a very big part of the community. Open to everyone. It's not just books and computers but it's a lifeline to some elderly people it's warm and welcoming and ideal for those who do not want...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank elizabeth b
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I was just passing by and decided to call in - great little libary while i was there it had a exhibition on the old Belfast to Bangor railway line

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank belfast-jj
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I called here recently with my daughter and found it to have a good variety of books and seating. The staff were accommodating, the older lady librarian was friendly. I would call in again any time I was in Holywood. There was plenty of information...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank J_C_053
Reviewed 31 January 2015

There were several computers with no chairs. The staff all seemed to be busy talking to people, but eventually I was able to ask a librarian "are there any chairs?" Someone else found a coloured chair for me to sit and do my work. Another...More

Date of experience: January 2015
5  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Holywood Library is a handsome building on High Street that sits across from the top of Sullivan Place. I am not a member but I would still call in sometimes & spend my lunch break there either flicking through a book or else catching up...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank Storyteller802702
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8 November 2016|
Response from LibrariesNI | Property representative |
There are 2 clock faces on Holywood Library, Sullivan Building Holywood Co. Down