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RCN Northern Ireland Library and Information Zone

Mission statement

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Library and Archive Service (LAS) mission is ‘to support the nursing profession and inspire everyone to explore nursing and its history’.
From borrowing a book to improving your information literacy, the Library and Information Zone offers a wide range of resources and facilities to support your learning.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm (unstaffed 1pm-2pm)
Weekends and public holidays : Closed
Find us at: RCN Northern Ireland Library and Information Zone
17 Windsor Avenue


Contact us on:

Phone (Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm): 028 90 384 600

Wellbeing area

A new Wellbeing Area is open in the Library and Information Zone. This includes soft seating, free tea and coffee making facilities with biscuit snacks and a drinking water dispenser. Colouring books/pencils and puzzles are also available to help you relax.

In the main body of the library, we now have a fabulous Book Swap section with fiction and lifestyle material to help you unwind. If you have any fiction books you would like to donate to the Book Swap, we will also be delighted to receive them.

well being

Restricted Services only available to RCN members

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