Renew Your Membership

Thank you for choosing to renew your membership of the Linen Hall Library.

We are grateful for your commitment to the Library and hope you will continue to enjoy the benefits of belonging to one of Belfast’s oldest charities and most important cultural centres on the island of Ireland.

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

Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 5.30pm – open free to all.

The Library is normally closed on all public holidays. If in doubt about holiday opening please phone the Library on 028 9032 1707.

The Linen Hall Library can provide all the intellectual and cultural stimulation that you seek..

  • Dedicated members’ only area on the 2nd floor.
  • Borrow 8 books at any one time for up to four weeks.
  • Receive at least 10% off all Linen Hall items in our gift shop, coffee shop and selected event tickets.
  • Exclusive access to daily newspapers.
  • Access to all titles on display and those in restricted access areas.
  • Receive our What’s On guides, Annual Report, ezines and other mailings.
  • Free internet access.
  • Advance notification of events.
  • The right to suggest new books not currently in our collections.
  • Book reservations and renewals by phone, email, post or online.
  • Receive an introductory membership pack and a complimentary Library induction tour.


Explore – by browsing or searching – our online catalogue of thousands of book, pamphlet, poster and periodical records.

My Library (renew your books here)

To view your Library account and renew or reserve books, click here to view your account.


As a membership Library the Linen Hall has an extensive general lending collection of fiction and non fiction for the benefit of our members.

Digitised Collections

The Linen Hall Library has unique digitised collections comprising material from across our collections including literary manuscripts, periodicals, posters, theatre programmes and postcards.

For more information.

The Linen Hall Library is the perfect, central location, for events and meetings of all types. Find out how to book a room for your next corporate or private function.