General opening hours in the RCB Library are:
Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Last orders for manuscripts and archives – 4:30 p.m.
A reading room is available for reference and study.No appointment is necessary.
Membership of the Library is open to laity as well as clergy: the completion of an application form signed by an approved referee, and the payment of the subscription (currently €5.00 per year or €40.00 for life) entitles members to borrow books.
Books can be sent by post, the borrower being responsible for all postage involved.