The IFLA Governing Board and Irish National Committee have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC).  

Please see detailed information.

Library Visits – Online Registration

Full day  ● Non-Local Library Visits

These are full-day visits travelling between 200 km and 400 km return trip by bus.
Participants will be charged a minimal fee to cover the transportation costs.

Pick-up points for all visits: Convention Centre Dublin (CCD)

Tour NameLibrary NameDistance Return Trip in kmPick up Time at CCDDrop-off Time at CCDPrice per Person
West (Academic & Public) Ballinasloe Public Library and National University of Ireland Galway Library418 km09:0018:00€ 17
North (Special, Academic & Public)Linen Hall Library, Belfast Central Libraries and Queen’s University Belfast Library*338 km09:0018:00€ 22
South (Academic & Public)The Source Arts Centre, Thurles and University of Limerick398 km09:0018:00€ 17
East (Public)Wexford Public Library and Arklow Public Library272 km09:0018:00€ 13

* Delegates are required to have a UK visa for North (Special, Academic & Public) Tour . For more visa information, please click here

Half-Day ● Local Library Visits

These are half-day visits travelling up to 9-240 km return by bus.
Participants will be charged a minimal fee to cover the transportation costs.

Pick-up points for all visits: Convention Centre Dublin (CCD)

Tour NameLibrary NameDistance Return Trip in kmPick up Time at CCDDrop-off Time at CCDPrice per Person
Tour 1: NBG and DCU National Botanic Gardens and DCU Drumcondra Campus9 km10:0013:45€ 8
Tour 2: DIAS and RDS DIAS School of Celtic Studies and RDS Library11 km10:0013:30€ 13
Tour 3: UCDUniversity College Dublin Library18 km10:0013:15€ 8
Tour 4: Dalkey and DLR LexiconDalkey Public Library and DLR Lexicon30 km9:3013:15€ 8
Tour 5: MaynoothMaynooth University Library79 km9:3013:15€ 8
Tour 6: Athy and Abbeyleix Athy Community Library and Abbeyleix Public Library239 km9:3014:15€ 11