Located close to the Church of Ireland Cathedral in a distinctive Georgian building constructed to the design of Thomas Cooley. The Greek inscription over the public entrance means "The Healing Place of the Soul". Founded in 1771 by Archbishop Richard Robinson, this is one of the oldest public libraries in Northern Ireland. The nucleus of the collection is Archbishop Robinson's personal library, which contains 17th and 18th century books on theology, philosophy, classic and modern literature, voyages and travels, history, medicine and law. In addition, there is a good collection of 17th and 18th century manuscripts and a unique collection of engravings known as the Rokeby Collection. For more information, see http://www.armaghrobinsonlibrary.org/). For links to other scholarly institutions in Armagh, see http://scholars.arm.ac.uk/avec/. Located at 43 Abbey Street, Armagh. Tel: 028-3752-3142. Open Monday to Friday: 10:00 t 13:00 and 14:00 to 16:00. Admission Free.