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Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

 

September Events

'Dorothy Macardle, Suffragette, Socialist, Playwright, Journalist, Humanitarian... A Brewer's Daughter from Roden Place': A talk by Constance Short as part of the Louth 2016 commemorations. Thursday, Sep. 29th at 6.30pm. The event is free but booking is required. Please contact the issue desk for more details.

October Events

Mindfulness Talk: Tuesday, Oct. 11th @ 6.30pm. Everyone welcome.

All You need to Know About Patents, a lecture with the Irish Patents Office: Tuesday, Oct. 18th @ 6.30pm. In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre at Dundalk Library.

Find Out About Your Consumer Rights, a talk with the European Consumer Centre in Ireland: Tuesday, Oct. 25th @ 6.00pm. In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre at Dundalk Library.

Ongoing Events at Dundalk Branch Library

English Language Classes for Employment and Self-Employment for non-English speakers: Next 10 week course begins Tues. Sep. 6th 2016 at 6pm.

Irish Language Group: Resuming January 4th 2016. Intermediate level - Every Tuesday at 4pm. Beginners - Every Wednesday at 4pm.

Georgie Porgie Tots Corner, Parent & Toddler Group: Every Thursday @ 10am.

Europe Direct Centre – Dundalk Library is a Europe Direct Centre and provides information on issues related to the European Union including EU Publications and general queries about the role of the EU. Free phone access to Europe Direct contact centre and web access to the EU websites is provided go to http://ec.europa.eu/europedirect/

Adult Book Clubs – Rediscover the joy of reading and discuss your views with others. Please ask at desk for details

WiFi Access is available to current Library members. Renew your Library membership today and avail of free WiFi in Dundalk, Drogheda and Ardee Libraries as well as several hot spots in Dundalk Town Centre. Ask at issue desk for registration details and PIN no.

Computer Classes for groups .If you are interested in updating your computer skills please phone Dundalk Library on 042-9353190 for further details. Next 6 week course begins Friday, September 9th, 2016

Please contact Dundalk Library for details of the above events.

Tel: 042-9353190; Email: libraryhelpdesk@louthcoco.ie Follow us on twitter: @Louthcoco.

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

October Events

Summer Stars Medals & Certificates Presentation: Saturday Oct. 1st @ 11.30am. All children who took part in this year’s summer stars reading programme are invited along to collect their certificate and medal at Drogheda Library.

Europe Direct Soapbox Competition; "The EU: United in Diversity" chaired by MEP Mairead McGuinness on Thursday Oct. 13th @ 6.30pm. Application forms can be collected from Drogheda Library. Entry is open to all and contestants can compete in one of two categories; 1) 18 & Under or 2) 19 & Over. Each contestant must present a three-minute speech for or against the topic "The EU: United in Diversity" before a public audience and a panel of judges with a winner being selected from each category on the day. Both winners will qualify for the grand final in The National Concert Hall, Dublin on the 8th of November.

All You need to Know About Patents, a lecture with the Irish Patents Office: Thursday, Oct. 20th @ 6.30pm. In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre at Drogheda Library.

Ongoing Events:

'All Write ', Adult Creative Writer's Group: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month @ 2.30pm.

Parent & Toddler Group: Every Wednesday @ 10.30am.

Adult bookclub: Last Thursday of every month @2.30pm

 

Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6853023

September Events:

'Leaders of the 1916 Rising', an exhibition of charcoal drawings by Carol Wallace. The exhibition will be launched by Councillor Dolores Minogue on September 15th @ 6.30pm. The exhibition will run for 4 weeks.

Ongoing Events:

Junior Film Club: Every Saturday morning, 10.45am-12.30pm

Junior/Young adult Bookclub: Monthly on Wednesdays, 4pm-4.45pm Register your interest at issue desk.

Parent & Toddler Time: Every Friday @ 11am

Knitting Group: Tuesday @ 11am

Beginner Computer Classes: Wednesday @ 11am.

 

Links

 

Click on link to see Dundalk Bookclub featured on IrelandAM on TV3 on Jan. 28th reviewing the Bord Gais Energy book of the month, 'The Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt.

http://www.tv3.ie/ireland_am_video.php?locID=1.65.74&video=75370

 

Please see link below to the Newstalk Radio Documentary 'Shelf-Life', a day in the life of Louth Co. Libraries

http://www.newstalk.ie/shelflife

 

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