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Lucan Library


Superquinn Shopping Centre
Newcastle Road
Co. Dublin

Tel: +353 1 6216422
Fax: +353 1 6216433

A/Senior Librarian: Catherine Gallagher
Library email:

Opening Hours

Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends

  • Mon: 9.45 - 8.00  
  • Tues: 9.45 - 8.00  
  • Wed: 9.45 - 8.00  
  • Thurs: 9.45 - 8.00
  • Fri: 9.45 - 4.30  
  • Sat: 9.45 - 4.30 


Events and Activities.

Programme of events for the coming month

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Date Title
31/10/2014 - 9:45am
Display of illustrations by author Alan Nolan for his book "Fintan's Fifteen". On view during library opening hours for the month of October. All welcome.
31/10/2014 - 10:00am
A free delivery service from the library to your home, aimed at those who have difficulty getting out to the library. Please phone the library on 01-6216422 if you would like this service.
31/10/2014 - 10:00am
Library to Home (Part of: )
A free delivery service for people unable to come to the library themselves. New members welcome. Phone the library on 01-6216422.
01/11/2014 - 10:00am
Chess for Children (Part of: )
For age 8 - 12. For 10 weeks till 20/12/14. Booking required – from Tuesday 30 September. Contact the library.  
05/11/2014 - 11:30am
Spanish for Beginners (Part of: )
10 week course. Booking required, from Tuesday 9 September. Phone the library on 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in. Starts 24 September.
05/11/2014 - 3:00pm
Story Time (Part of: )
Weekly on Wednesdays for c. 3-5 year olds. About 20 minutes long or so. All welcome.
06/11/2014 - 10:00am
For those starting out in the craft of creative writing. Booking required, from Tuesday 9 September. Phone the library on 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.
06/11/2014 - 10:00am
An informal group which meets to discuss the members' work and ideas. New members welcome.
06/11/2014 - 7:00pm
10 week course. Booking required, from Tuesday 9 September. Phone the library on 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in. Starts 25 September.  
07/11/2014 - 10:00am
with Áine Roche-Cotter. 2 hours per week over 4 weeks. Participants need to have a working email address and attend all 4 weeks. Choose 10am - 12pm or 12.15 - 2.15pm. Booking required, from Thursday 30 October. Phone the library on 016216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

Some Services at Lucan Library

  • Adult Writers’ Group
  • Teen Writers’ Group
  • Adult Book clubs
  • Junior Book club
  • Teen Book club
  • Self Service borrowing and return
  • Exhibitions
  • Lectures
  • Children’s Activities  – Summer, Christmas, Easter, Halloween
  • Children’s art Class
  • Language Classes- Irish, English, French, Spanish
  • 11 Adult PCs – 2 with Scanners
  • 5 Junior PCs – with TTRS software
  • 2 OPACs
  • Online Access to Download Zone
  • Ebooks
  • Special Events

Seachtain na Gaeilge
Ruaille Buaille
Science Month
History and Heritage Month
Children’s Book Festival

  • Wheelchair accessible – lift and automatic doors
  • Loop Hearing System
  • Audio Books
  • Large Print
  • Reference
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Young adult collection
  • Adult literacy Section
  • Junior Literacy section
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Foreign novels, magazines and newspapers
  • Self service Printing and Photocopying
  • Various application forms
  • Voters Register
  • Community Information Notice board
  • Driver Theory Test CDROM
  • Seminar Room with AV facilities


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A detailed access guide to Lucan Library is available from www.accessdublin.ie.

Map and Directions

The library can be reached using the 25a bus from Woodquay to Superquinn, Newcastle Rd. The 25x from Belfield stops there too.  For routes, timetables and fares information, see the Dublin Bus website.

Lucan Library is a full-time library in the Superquinn Shopping Centre in Lucan. It is situated to the extreme left of the centre, near the Dunnes Stores entrance.

The library was opened to the public in November 2000. It is a bright modern building on the first floor of the Superquinn Shopping Centre and is accessible by lift. It has a large children\'s area and a seminar room which can be booked by local community groups.

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