Johnston Central Library, Cavan

Contact Details

Johnston Central Library
Farnham Centre
Farnham St
H12 V3W4 

Phone: +353 (0)49 4378500
Email: library@cavancoco.ie

Contact Librarian: Kathleen Brady

Unfortunately due to current restrictions Johnston Central Library will remain closed during February 2021.

On the bright side our Online Library is available anytime, anywhere! Throughout the coming weeks you can access FREE eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, online courses and international newspapers! Our delivery service to members of our community who are vulnerable/cocooning continues - please contact 049-4378508 or email library@cavancoco.ie to find out more. Watch out for details of our upcoming online events and check in with our Facebook pages too! You can also call us during the hours listed below if you have any questions - we're here to help!

Opening Hours - Updated 1/7/2020

*The Library is closed on the Saturday of Bank Holiday weekends.  

Services and Facilities:

Library Collections:

Books, Audio Books, Large Print, DVDs, Adult Literacy, Film, Newspapers, Magazines, Language Courses, Reference, Business and Community Information.

Library Events:

Multi-purpose Events Space.To find out about our Events Space Policy click Library Policies.
Digital Training Suite
Click here to find out about Library Events
Click here to find out about our Library Reading Groups
Class and Group visits are a key part of what we do. Want to organise a visit? Contact us.

Local Studies:

Johnston Central Library is home to our Local Studies collection. Click here to find out about Local Studies.


Free access to the Internet and Computer facilities
Wi-Fi enabled for library members
Self Service for borrowing books
P.C. reservation system
Print and photocopy facilities

Building Community:

Inclusive and equitable library with no physical, social or financial barriers
Multi-award winning accessible space and services
Adaptive and Assistive technology for people with visual or reading difficulties
Staff work in partnership with a range of Public Agencies, Community and Voluntary groups. Want to find out more? Contact us.
Study and Reading facilities


Mr. Dick Roche, T.D. Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government officially opened Johnston Central Library and Farnham Centre on Thursday 29th June 2006. Click on the image to View and download: