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Glengormley Library

Glengormley Branch Library 40 Carnmoney Road, Newtownabbey BT36 6HP, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9083 3797
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Nice place to choose a book

A nice place to choose a book and sit down and have a read ,or do research staff very pleasant and... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
gerigibbons19511
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Family reading time

My two girls love coming to the library. It's a chance for them to pick their own books and it... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
BelfastFoodTravelMan
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Public Library. Glengormley Library Opening Hours: Monday: 9:30am - 5:30pm Tuesday: 9:30am - 5:30pm Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Thursday: 9:30am - 8:00pm Friday: 9:30am - 5:30pm Saturday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Sunday: Closed on Sunday
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May 14, 2017
“Nice place to choose a book”
Oct 26, 2016
“Family reading time”
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Glengormley Branch Library 40 Carnmoney Road, Newtownabbey BT36 6HP, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9083 3797
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

A nice place to choose a book and sit down and have a read ,or do research staff very pleasant and helpfull ,enjoying going in the afternoon for a nice peacefull read

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My two girls love coming to the library. It's a chance for them to pick their own books and it gives me a chance to search the web, or read a paper. Staff are very helpful.

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Went here about a week or so ago the staff were just sitting about playing on the computer whispering to customers while there was books every where it was very quietMore

Thank Frankie W
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LibrariesNI, Manager at Glengormley Library, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Thank you for your review, I am sorry that your recent visit did not meet your expectations. Staff use quieter times at the counter to catch up on tasks, this can include processing deliveries of books, or preparing books to be sent to other libraries....More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Decided to join the library to encourage me to read more. The staff are so friendly and helpful it's a real pleasure to go in. Easy to join, borrow and return books in person or sign up for ebooks.

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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Really don't know where these reviews for positive "friendly" staff are coming from every time ive been in the staff are sulky and barely look at you. Also keep you waiting ages when you pay to print things before they realise you exist. Can barely...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016

My family and I were traveling to Ballyclare and our GPS was not working properly. I stopped into the library for some much needed WiFi. I could not log on as I do not have a library card. I went to the desk and the...More

Thank Kristine P
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LibrariesNI, Manager at Glengormley Library, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Hello Kristine, thank you for your kind words, I am glad that Glengormley Library staff were able to help you get to your destination. Thanks Michael Lynn Area Manager Libraries NI

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Today a visit to your local library is a totally different experience to what my youth was. You enter into a relaxed and warm environment. Source your books and with a scan of your ticket your on your way. There are computers if you need...More

Thank Lawrence M
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

Great selection of books with access to all of NI libraries. Friendly,helpful staff with good knowledge of their stock. The library also has a large computer suite which is well supported.

Thank Jim S
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This used to be my local library and I have to say it is the best. It is a spacious study area as well as having a large choice of books under every subject imaginable...there is a kids section. Newspapers are available and they have...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

My two wee girls and I regularly visit-still trying to get them to keep quiet. Plenty of room to sit and read for kids and adults-I enjoy the computers also

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