Student reading in library



The RIAM Library offers music books, scores, orchestral and choral sets, and recordings in multiple formats. Online research databases and journals are also available.We also provide listening stations, computers and printers, as well as copying and scanning facilities.


Opening Hours

RIAM Library will close for Christmas on Wednesday 22 December (6.00 pm) and reopen on Tuesday 4 January (10.00 am) 

Monday - Tuesday 10.00 - 18.00
Wednesday - Thursday 10.00 - 19.00
Friday 10.00 - 18.00
Saturday 10.00 - 13.00 & 14.00 - 17.00




Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not currently allowing access for external users or MusicPAL card holders.

All part-time and full-time RIAM students can borrow materials and access our electronic resources on campus and from home.

We are a member of the Music PAL Scheme. This enables members of other Irish libraries to consult our collections. It also enables RIAM students and staff to access other Irish University libraries. In adavnce, please check the websites of any library you wish to visit to review their current COVID restrictions. 

Contact us

Libarian: Philip Shields  
Tel: +353 1 6325318

Assistant Librarian: Laoise Doherty
Tel: +353 1 6325316