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Your Library Account

You will need your library card number (14 digits) and your PIN (4 digits) to login. Reset your PIN by clicking here. Contact us by email if you are having any problems. 

Your Library Account

Membership of the library is now free, and it is easy to join. Simply fill out this form to apply. While we are closed due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), you do not need to finalise your application in the library and you can start using our Library Online straight away. You'll find all our ebooks, eAudiobooks, Online newspapers, digital magazines, online learning, and laguage classes there. Remember if you need any help please contact us or for more information on online services during Coronavirus click here.

With your library account you can renew any items you have out. While we are closed you do not have to worry about renewing any of your items as we will extend them as needed.

You can also request books from any public library in Ireland, simply login to the Encore catalogue and you can request from anywhere for delivery to your local library. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) this service is temporarily unavailable. 

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For help and tips please see

How to login to my account on Libraries Ireland

How to renew my books online 

Can I request a book that my library doesn’t have?

If you cannot find the book you want on Encore we can try to order a copy in, or request from a library outside Ireland. Please speak to a member of staff for more information. The following fees apply:

  • Loans within Irish Public Libraries - FREE 
  • Items bought - FREE
  • Inter Library Loan (e.g. British Library) - €12.00

Requests usually take around a month to be filled, however it can take longer if the title is checked out to another library borrower, or if is a hard to trace item.

You may also request a book by sending us an email with the details. Please provide as much detail as possible, and remember to send us your library barcode number


Contact us

If you are having any problems with your account please email us library@westmeathcoco.ie or telephone library HQ 044 9332162.