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About Ballitore Library

The house was restored using traditional building methods and materials in keeping with the original structure. It is furnished throughout with Shaker style furniture and warm natural materials. There is a garden to the rear which features a life size sculpture of Mary Leadbeater. The museum is free of charge, and tours are welcome but must be booked in advance. Please call the library for details.

 The library has adult, young adult and children’s lending collections and reference area. There is a children’s/tiny tots reading room. Other facilities include:

  • Computer room with free Internet access – 3 computers
  • Photocopying facilities for library material
  • Printing facility for members
  • Local and national newspapers
  • DVD collection
  • Adult & children’s literacy collection
  • Local studies section
  • Large print & audio books
  • Community information such as application forms, local history files, information on rights & entitlements
  • Community meeting room
  • Class visits
  • Block loans & Library tours to local groups on request
  • Study area
  • Community notice board
  • Request & inter library Loan service