A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.

George R R Martin


About Us

Finding Us



By Foot - The Library is located conveniently at the very centre of Belfast, and facing the City Hall. Its well-known ornate front entrance is located in Donegall Square North. A new main and public entrance is in Fountain Street, at the side of the Library building.

By Bus - All Translink Metro services terminate in Donegall Square.

By Car - The nearest car parks are at Castle Court, Chichester Street, Queen Street and the Europa bus centre.

By Taxi - A taxi rank is located in Donegall Square North.