De Valera Public Library and Gallery

Harmony Row, Ennis, Co Clare
Phone: 065 6846353
Email: mailbox@clarelibrary.ie
Web: www.clarelibrary.ie


  • Opening hours:
  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10.00am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday and Friday: 10.00am to 8.00pm
  • Saturday: 10.00am to 2.00pm


The DeValera Public Library and Gallery was opened in 1975. The building comprises the library proper and an exhibition Gallery which is situated in what was once a Presbyterian Church built in 1856. The library stands on a site once occupied by an old Church of Ireland Hall dating from 1890.

This busy branch has an active annual membership of over 6,000. As well as an extensive range of books for adults and children, the library also has a comprehensive reference section and a diverse selection of magazines and newspapers. The library also stocks a wide range of music CDs and movie DVDs.

The library is a popular venue for public talks and lectures. Exhibition space and notice boards are also available in the library for the display of information on local services and activities of an educational, cultural or entertainment nature.

On-going events at De Valera library include story-time and activities for children, book clubs for adults and children, the annual Children’s Book Festival, and summer projects for children.

De Valera Public library is wheelchair-accessible and also has a selection of visibility and disability aids for customers.


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