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Original Book Collections

About Us

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The Bookshop for Strabane and District

AdLib Bookshop

Our true home!

Located on Leeper’s Brae off Abercorn Square  in Strabane you’ll find our bright and cheery shop with its (sometimes) inspired window displays!

We are pleased to have access for prams and wheelchairs.

                                Spring is here at last!!

The site will be updated more regularly from April 2007 - with Thanks to all our regular visitors for bearing with us! Do check out upcoming events and titles!

Welcome to the first web home of AdLib Bookshop owned and managed by the tried and tested partnership of Billy Patton and Philippa Collings. We wish you a pleasant visit and a happy browse.

We intend this website as a starting point for bigger and better things so do bear with us until we get an internet trading site up and running then you’ll be able to shop with us online. Meanwhile we are happy to accept payment by post or by major credit /debit cards over the phone.

Please click on the links above to find out a bit more about us - who and where we are, the books and services we can provide. You’ll also find ways to contact us and how to buy the books you’re looking for.

You’ll find details of the publications about Strabane and District we stock on the local history pages.

Our original book collections are carefully chosen gift parcels - for  students, newly weds and new home owners, family and friends - check it out for really thoughtful gift ideas.

We have already had the pleasure of hosting several book launches in the shop and you will find details of these and future author visits on our events page.

Pay us a visit at:

49 Abercorn Square


Co. Tyrone

BT82 8DE

To contact us:

Or you can:

Phone: 028 (048 from RoI) 7188 0788

Fax: 028 7188 0788

E-mail: adlibbookshop@btconnect.com

text: 07845 617074