View of Lough Derg from Killaloe Library

View of Lough Derg from Killaloe Library

Patrons and staff in Killaloe Library are already fortunate that their library is in one of the must beutiful settings in Clare and possibly even in Ireland. Now visitors and library uses have full accessibility to the library with the recent installation of accessible doors and a ramp there.

Ramp and automatic doors in Killaloe Library

Ramp and automatic doors in Killaloe Library

Automatic doors in Killaloe Library

Automatic doors in Killaloe Library

This will mean that all users, parents with buggies, wheel chair users and anyone using mobilty aids will now be able to access the library there.

The Library is the Place: Information, Recreation, Inspiration 2023-2027,  the national strategy for libraries in Ireland sets out to improve access, use and visibility of public libraries as an essential community resource. Clare Libraries has endeavoured to improve accessiblity to library buildings in recent years. Accessible and sensory gardens have been established in Ennistymon, Kilkee and Shannon libraries. Works have also recently taken place in Newmarket-on Fergus Library to improve accessibility there.

Thanks to staff in the Social Directorate in Clare County Council for all their assistance in getting the works completed.