Work Matters at the Library

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  • Are you looking for a job or a career change? 
  • Are you thinking of starting your own business?
  • With professional staff and access to a broad range of services, the library is a place to explore, learn and connect.
  • Work Matters is a pilot national initiative and offers services at TullamoreEdenderryBirr and Clara Libraries. This service is a partnership initiative of Offaly Libraries and Libraries Ireland.

What we offer

What you can do

  • Free membership - Details about joining here
  • Professional staff to provide direction and help with your research
  • PCs and Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying
  • Tullamore Library has a mobile printing service, allowing users to send print jobs into the library printer in advance of their visit
  • Space for meetings, study and research
  • Online learning and services with access to over 500 e-learning courses
  • Business and employment books, journals, newspapers, magazines, trade journals, reports, scholarly journals, wirefeeds
  • Online catalogue with access to items nationwide
  • Workshops, presentations and networking opportunities
  • Language Learning
  • Computer Courses
  • Offaly Local Development Company run a free 1-to-1 information services for employment, career development and lifelong learning in some of our branches
  • Join MyOpenLibrary to access Tullamore and Banagher Libraries and have unlimited access from 8am - 10pm every night.
  • Attend information sessions and develop new skills to boost your CV and job application
  • Search and apply for jobs in Ireland and abroad
  • Explore job and career information
  • Research companies and potential employers
  • Find out about support available for job seekers
  • Develop new skills to plan, start and grow your own business
  • Research funding sources for small businesses
  • Research your competitiors
  • Explore the market and identify potential customers
  • Connect with like-minded people and share experiences


  • Public libraries work in partnership with the local authority, government organisations and agencies as well as employment, career and business professionals to host events, workshops and courses.
  • See our List of Courses available @ the library or
  • Contact your local library for details of events near you!

Online resources for Business can be found at

Online resources for Jobseekers can be found at

Useful Business related websites