Library Service

There are seven Public Libraries in Westmeath. We provide lending and reference services for adults and children, study space, computer facilities and an events programme throughout the year. Why not search our online catalogue today? We have a large selection of fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children, as well as large print and talking books, cds, dvds and much much more.

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To renew books or check your library account from home please login to the online catalogue.


Your Library

To find out more about your local library, follow the links below and find contact details, opening hours and some of the facilities available:

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News & Events

Library section News & Events


Search for a book

The library catalogue offers 24 hour access to our stock. You can browse from home to see what your local library has and you don't have to be a member.


Join Your Library

How to become a library member in Westmeath, including membership types and fee and ICT facilities available.


Computer & Internet access

Using computers in your local library

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Local Studies

From Folklore to Family history, explore Westmeath’s history.


Westmeath In The Past

Browse some snapshots of Westmeath’s past through narrative and images


Online Resources

Encyclopaedias and useful library links.


Text Message Service

Receive overdue notices and request alerts by text message. Simply sign up to this free service.


Healthy Reading

Self-help books & information to help you cope with the stress of everyday life.


Frequently asked questions

Commonly asked questions about Westmeath Libraries, from how to renew a book online to opening hours

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Download it / Digital Library

Do you own a tablet, smart phone, laptop, or PC with access to the internet? If so why not take a look at our range of downloadable material

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Children’s Books

Find out more about books available for children in Westmeath Libraries