Contact and Collect Service

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Offaly County Council Library Service is offering some more library services to the public from the week commencing, 8th June 2020 as part of
phase 2 of the Government Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business.

Birr, Clara, Edenderry and Tullamore Libraries have re-opened to the public for Browsing By Appointment services. You may book your appointment here.

Library staff are continuing to assist our users by providing a model of service delivery to enable safe borrowing and returning of library materials. FAQ for Contact and Collect

Our new Contact and Collect Service enables users to request and return library material in Banagher, Birr, Clara, Daingean, Edenderry, Ferbane and Tullamore Libraries.

Offaly Libraries Contact and Collect Service - How to Guide:


  1. Telephone or email your nearest participating library
  2. Provide your name, phone number/email address, card number and your broad preferences/area of interest
  3. Library Staff will select a maximum of 5 items of library stock for you and contact you with an allocated collection time
  4. At the agreed collection time you will collect your items from a designated collection area at the library entrance

Return bins are available outside each of our 7 participating libraries to facilitate the return of library stock.

We would like to assure you that social distancing will be observed where users interact with library services and all health and safety protocols will be observed for the benefit of both library users and staff. Please do not visit the library to collect books unless you have been contacted by library staff with an allocated collection time.

Offaly Libraries Contact and CollectService will be available from:

Banagher Library – Phone: 057 9151471, Email:

Birr Library – Phone: 057 9124950, Email:

Clara Library – Phone: 057 9331389, Email:

Daingean Library – Phone: 057 9353005, Email:

Edenderry Library – Phone: 046 9731028, Email:

Ferbane Library – Phone: 090 6454259, Email:

Tullamore Library - Phone: 057 9346832, Email:

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Offaly Libraries will continue to provide access to extensive free digital resources and online programmes during this period. Watch out for new eBook titles and workshops for children and young people as part of Offaly’s Summer Stars festival throughout the Summer.

For full details of this new service and FAQs please visit our website and keep up to date with all library developments by subscribing to our online newsletter at  

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