Individual and family membership

Thank you for joining us at The Linen Hall and enjoying the extensive range of benefits offered by Belfast’s oldest library. Your membership helps protect and preserve our unique collections for future generations. While supporting our work, you will enjoy all the exclusive benefits of being a member.

Standard Membership

Standard individual membership is our most popular category. This membership applies to adults over the age of 18 who are in employment. On joining us at The Linen Hall, you will receive a membership card, which allows you to enjoy all the benefits of being a member.

£88 per year

(paid annually)

£83 per year

(£7.33 paid monthly by Direct Debit)*

*Please note Direct Debits can currently only be set up when applying in person at The Linen Hall.

Start your individual membership today

Family Membership

Our family membership package is available to immediate family members residing at the same address. It is perfect for parents, partners, or children under 18 years old. Each family member will receive a membership card allowing them to enjoy all the benefits of being a member.

£176 per year

(paid annually)

£171 per year

(£14.67 paid monthly by Direct Debit)*

*Please note Direct Debits can currently only be set up when applying in person at The Linen Hall.

Start your family membership today

Reduced Rates

Concessionary membership

A concessionary membership package is available for adults not in employment or those who have retired. Concessionary members receive all the benefits of our standard individual membership.

  • £72 per year (paid annually)
  • £67 per year (£6.00 paid monthly by Direct Debit)*

Under 18 membership

An under 18 membership package is available for children and young people. Under 18 members must complete and submit a Referee Form along with their application. Under 18 members receive all the benefits of our standard individual membership.

  • £16.50 per year (paid annually)

Student membership

A student membership package is available for anyone over 18 years old in full-time education. Student members must complete and submit a Referee Form along with their application. Student members receive all the benefits of our standard individual membership.

  • £44 per year (paid annually)

Associate membership

An associate membership package is available to those with no permanent address in Northern Ireland, and not residing for more than 3 months per year. Associate members must supply both permanent and temporary addresses along with their application. Associate members receive all the benefits of our standard individual membership.

  • £44 per year (paid annually)

*Please note Direct Debits can currently only be set up when applying in person at The Linen Hall.

17 Donegall Square North
Belfast BT1 5GB
Northern Ireland
(full disabled access via Fountain St)

Location: Google Maps

Telephone: +44 (0)28 9032 1707
Fax: +44 (0)28 9043 8586
Email: info@linenhall.com

Linen Hall Library
Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 5.30pm

Linen Hall Café
Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 5.00pm

The Library is normally closed on all public holidays.