Library Membership

Louth County Library provides a varied collection of stock with computerised access to over 250,000 items available through the countywide network of branch libraries in Dundalk, Drogheda, Ardee, Dunleer, Carlingford and the Mobile library service. Within Louth County Libraries there over 30 Internet connections.

Services include:

  • Lending of books, language tapes, audio books, DVD's, CDs, large print books, magazines and journals, E-books and E-audio books
  • Reference collection - encyclopaedias, directories etc.
  • Free internet access in all branch libraries. Computers can be booked in advance for an hour at a time. Printing facilities are available in all branches. Printing costs 25c per page.
  • Free Wi-Fi access in Dundalk, Ardee & Drogheda Branches.


Registration forms can be obtained from any branch library. ID and proof of address must be produced. Twelve items may be borrowed for three weeks, 3 of which can be non-books after which weekly fines of 30c per aitem will incur. Videos and DVD's can be borrowed for 5 nights.

Registration Charges:

OAP/Social Welfare/StudentFree

DKIT/Dundalk Library Co-Operation

DKIT students with a current student card are entitled to join Louth Libraries for free. Contact you local library to join.

This will enable students to access:

  • Free WiFi Dundalk, Ardee & Drogheda Libraries.
  • A wide range of CD’s and DVD’s
  • A large collection of new fiction, non-fiction and reference materials.