The Commodore Barry Library, located on the second floor, is a reference library housing over 1,000 books, maps and periodicals related to Irish history and culture.

Each of these items are arranged in three sections: HISTORICAL, GENERAL and FICTION

The Historical section is arranged as follows:
  • General History
  • Celtic History
  • Early Christian
  • Middle Ages, 1798 Rebellion and its aftermath
  • The Great Hunger
  • The Land League
  • the Rebellions of 1916 and 1918
  • Modern Ireland

The General section contains:
  • local history
  • Irish character studies
  • Irish Sword magazines
  • Irish military studies

The Fiction section contains volumes arranged alphabetically.

Hours are by appointment by contacting the Commodore Barry Club.