BCFE and Ballyfermot Public Library
Ballyfermot College of Further Education, in co-operation with Ballyfermot Public Library, provides you with an enhanced learning experience. Through the library, you have access to:
- Professional research staff
- Study spaces and group study rooms
- Workshops, seminars, student performances, recitals
- and exhibitions
- Coffee dock
- Dedicated College Space: with over 2,000 course related titles
- e-Resources: e-books; e-magazines, digital comics, e-journals, national and international newspapers; art and visual culture; databases for business,
- management and marketing; free online music and art instruction, lessons for instruments, voice, art and music theory.
- Creative Studio facilitates recordings of podcasts, music
- videos, interviews, group discussions, oral histories
The library provides access to a wide and diverse range of e-resources including: e-books;e-magazines ; digital comics; e-journals; national and international newspapers; all aspects -of art and visual culture; a range of databases for business, management and marketing; as well as free online music and art instruction including lessons for instruments, voice, art and music theory.
Creative Studio facilitates the creation of music recordings, record podcasts, videos, interviews, group discussions, oral histories and more besides. At the centre of this space are two recording booths providing access to a variety of audio and video recording equipment and software.
Dedicated College Space
College students have access to college over 2,000 titles located on the dedicated shelves of Ballyfermot Library. The Library Catalogue can be accessed at www.dublincitylibraries.ie, and simply type ‘BCFE’ into search and you can browse the college catalogue. The Opening hours for library and further information on the above facilities and resources are also available at: www.dublincitylibraries.ie
Searching the Library Catalogue
Go to Dublin City Libraries and type the book title or author into the search facility.
Students can register on-line here to become members of the library. Your nearest branch is Dublin City Ballyfermot.
To collect membership cards from the library, you need
- Photo ID
- Proof of current address eg. formal letter, bank statement, driver’s licence.
If you register online you can reserve items straightaway, but to borrow you will need to collect your library membership card from library staff.