Rules & Regulations


Books may be borrowed for up to 3 weeks. Contact the library to request a loan extension.

Items must be returned by the due date. Full replacement costs must be paid for any book lost or damaged.

Loans are non-transferable, except with the permission of library staff. Any item borrowed is the sole responsibility of the person in whose name it is registered.

Fines may be levied for overdue books.

Full replacement cost or fines for lost or damaged books on loan from external libraries, e.g. British Library, Trinity College Library must be paid by borrower. Minimum replacement costs is €70.

Failure to comply with library regulations will result in membership being withdrawn.

Copyright Regulations – Photocopying

Library users must abide by the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 in relation to photocopying of articles and other library material. The Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 may be viewed in the library or on
Copyright declaration forms must be signed when requested by library staff.

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Membership is restricted to staff of Saint John of God Services in Ireland. Students on placement, or attending a course facilitated by Saint John of God Services, will be granted temporary membership.

To join the Library, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include the following details

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For Temporary library membership, please state

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Saint John of God Hospital
Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
Opening Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9AM - 5PM
Friday 9AM - 4.30PM

Lucena Clinic
59 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6
Opening Hours:
Tuesday 9:30AM - 5:30PM
Friday 9:30AM - 5.00PM
Librarian available but ring 4999309 to confirm.

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