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Great place to visit

I love this library. The staff couldn’t be more helpful and welcoming. I attend a couple of the... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
A real gem

There's so much more on offer in Ballyclare library than simply borrowing books. The amazing staff... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Hilary H
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School Street, Ballyclare, Newtownabbey BT39 9BE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 2269
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

I love this library. The staff couldn’t be more helpful and welcoming. I attend a couple of the groups and some of the events they host and really enjoy them. It is a great space too, I love sitting by the big window and watching...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

There's so much more on offer in Ballyclare library than simply borrowing books. The amazing staff go that extra mile, providing a range of enjoyable activities. These include visiting authors, poets, children's activities, classes in IT, book club's, social activities, the annual Murder Mystery night...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hilary H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I found this library difficult to find as it is above other premises. It was well worth the visit as the staff were most helpful and pleasant.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

This library is very good it has a great selection of books and has computers for the younger generation to do homework on

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jamesi1992
Reviewed March 20, 2017

I cannot praise the staff in Ballyclare library enough. They are always friendly and helpful and often will recommend books to read. The selection of books on the shelves could be better, but the ordering service is very efficient and I usually don't have to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Deb1302015
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff me n my daughter attend the rhyme n rime group on a Wednesday from she was 3 months! She now 14 months n loves it!! Great getting kids into books n learning them young and getting them socialist with other kids! Anytime...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Natasha C
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Have re-joined the library after a number of years absence. Premises were warm and bright with friendly staff. Re-joining took a couple of minutes. Membership allows you to choose books not just from this branch but from 9 in total. I immediately found a number...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Joby135
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Very quaint location and wonder full staff wanting to help in any way. We were from out of town and they help in many ways.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ronald C
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We go every week. Not so much a library as more a social gathering with friendly staff who always enjoy seeing ppl . Never mind the books it's s super place to have a laugh. we always leave smiling

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank David S
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Love this wee library the girls are all lovely .. got lots going on .. poetry reading, book club, knit and natter which i attend and enjoy .. only fault i do have is the lack of public toilet . When in with children its...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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LibrariesNI, Manager at Ballyclare Library, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2016

Thank you for your review of Ballyclare Library, I am glad that you enjoy the wide range of activities that are happening in the library. With regards to the provision of a public toilet, this is a small local facility with restricted space in which...More

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