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Thursday, 7 July 2016

Northern Ireland libraries & archives: closures in July

Next week's Battle of the Boyne public holiday in Northern Ireland will see all libraries and repositories closed for two days. You may find some will also close early on Monday 11 July, while others take the opportunity to close their doors for a week. Best advice is to check before you travel. Here are some of the certain closures:

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland will be closed on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 July. Reopens normal hours on Thursday 14 July.

The Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland Library
and Archive will be closed from Monday 11 July to Friday 15 July inclusive. Reopens on Tuesday 19 July 2016.

The Linen Hall Library
in Belfast will be undertaking its annual archive stocktake between Saturday 9 July and Saturday 16 July inclusive and will be closed to the public. It will reopen to normal hours on Monday 18 July.

Ulster Historical Foundation will be closed for the entire week commencing Monday 11 July and will reopen on Monday 18 July.

All branches of Libraries NI will be closed on both Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 July, reopening on Thursday 14 July to each branch's regular hours.

The North of Ireland Family History Society's Research Library in Newtownabbey will be closed throughout July, except by special arrangement.