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Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

 

March Events:

'Digital Marketing for Small Business': Workshops continue for Dundalk Town Traders. In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre at Dundalk Library and Dundalk BIDS.

Book Character Fancy Dress: Sat. March 7th celebrating World Book Day. Come along to the library dressed as your favourite book character.

Oíche Ghaelach: Ceiliúradh Seachtain na Gaeilge, 12 Márta. Fáilte roimh @ 6pm. Seachtain na Gaeilge concert.pdf (size 185.5 KB)

Ireland: One Island, No Borders: Book launch with Elizabeth Billups & Gerry Adams, Friday, March 13th @ 2pm. One Island No Borders Book Launch.jpg (size 649 KB)

Easter Arts & Crafts: Sat. Mar. 21st @ 11am. Celebrating PolskaÉire Festival 2015. Places limited so please book at issue desk.

Soccer Skills Q&A for Children with Dundalk FC Players: Wed. March 25th @ 4pm. Celebrating PolskaÉire 2015 with Dundalk FC. Places limited so please book at issue desk. Attendance prizes.

'Writing History': Thur. March 26th @ 6.30pm. Writing workshop for adults with author Nicola Pierce. Celebrating the 'Feast of Words' initiative.

 

April Events:

Screenwriting Workshop: Wed. April 10th @ 2.30pm. Suitable for ages 8+. Please book at issue desk as numbers strictly limited.

'Speaking Volumes', Audio Exhibition from Dublin Aids Alliance: April 14th - 24th during normal library opening hours.

All You Need to Know About Spain: Culture, Language, Travel & Working in Spain: 4 week course begins Tues. April 28th @ 6pm. This course is free but places are strictly limited so please book at issue desk. In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre Dundalk.

15 Steps to Create a Winning CV: Wed. April 29th @ 11am. This event is free but please book a place at issue desk. In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre Dundalk.

 

Ongoing Events at Dundalk Branch Library

Knitting Club: Please register interest at issue desk. Group resuming every Thursday @ 11am.

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. A monthly book Club meets in Dundalk Library the first Tuesday of every month at 6.30 pm. And another the first Thursday of the month at 11.00 am.

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. Intermediate classes resuming on Jan. 16th.

Board Games Evening (Adults) - last Thursday of the month. 6.00pm - 8.00pm. Scrabble, Draughts, Chess and Mah-jong. Come along. (Next date, Thur. Mar. 26th)

Please contact Dundalk Library for details of the above events.

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

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

March Events:

World Book Day :5 March, Children’s Book Character Quiz to win a book token. Come along and pick up an entry form and identify the characters on the quiz chart.Closing date 14 March .

Celebrating Women In AviationWeek: 2 -8 March 2015. Discover the story of women’s role in the history of aviation. Facts and books on display.

Celebrate International Women’s Day 8 March 2015 & 'A Feast of Words' well-being and arts initiative: View a display of titles by women writers and books on topics of special interest to women.

Ag Caint sa Leabharlann: Informal conversation session  as Gaeilge for Seachtain na Gaeilge.  De hAoine 13u Márta  11 a.m. – 12 noon.  All welcome.

Irish Authors Are Super Heroes: Information & book display at Drogheda library for month of March.

St. Patrick's Day Arts & Crafts: Sat. March 14th @ 10.30am. Places limited so please book at issue desk.

'Writing History': Tues. March 24th @ 6.30pm. Creative writing workshop for adults with author Nicola Pierce. Numbers are limited so please book a place at issue desk.

English/Polish Storytime: Sat. March 28th @ 10.30am celebrating the PolskaÉire Festival 2015.

 

April Events:

St. Patrick's Day Parades in Drogheda: Photographic Display by Jimmy Weldon running until end of April.

Easter Arts & Crafts: Thurs. April 2nd @ 10.30am. Suitable for ages 6+. Booking essential.

Bunny Storytime: Wed. April 8th @ 3.30pm.

Easter Biodiversity Workshop: Thur. April 9th @ 10.30am. Meet the Rediscovery Centre and find out about the animals associated with Spring and Easter in Ireland. The workshop explores habitats and ecosystems, food chains and how animals are adapted to different habitats, with emphasis on camouflage. Human impact on biodiversity is discussed to show how we can make changes to ensure the sustainability of our environment and its biodiversity. Hands-on activities include an egg hunt for camouflaged eggs and investigating animal life cycles.Suitable for ages 6-12 years. Booking essential.In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre Dundalk.

'Speaking Volumes', Audio Exhibition from Dublin Aids Alliance: April 24th - May 8th during normal library opening hours.

Interview Skills Workshop: Wed. April 29th @ 2.30pm. This workshop will take the attendees through the steps involved in performing effectively at interview. This will offer advice on how to best articulate your skills and strengths and show your suitability for the role in question. PLaces are limted so please book at issue desk. In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre Dundalk.

 

Ongoing Events:

Saltwater Scribblers Creative Writing Group: Every Tuesday at 5.45pm

Saltwater Scribblers Young Adult Creative Writing Group: Fortnightly on a Fri. @ 4.00pm. Suitable for 14-17 year olds.

'All Write ', Adult Creative Writer's Group: 1st Friday of every month @ 11am.

Board Games Evening for Adults: 1st Thursday of every month @ 5.45pm.

Parent & Toddler Group: Every Wednesday @ 10.30am.

 

 

Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6853023

March Events:

'Staying Well in Tough Times': Tues. March 12th @ 11am in conjunction with International Women's Day, a workshop with local public health nurses focusing on women's mental health during tough times. Everyone welcome.

 

April Events:

Easter Biodiversity Workshop: Thur. April 9th @ 2.30pm. Meet the Rediscovery Centre and find out about the animals associated with Spring and Easter in Ireland. The workshop explores habitats and ecosystems, food chains and how animals are adapted to different habitats, with emphasis on camouflage. Human impact on biodiversity is discussed to show how we can make changes to ensure the sustainability of our environment and its biodiversity. Hands-on activities include an egg hunt for camouflaged eggs and investigating animal life cycles.Suitable for ages 6-12 years.

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 @ 10.30am

Knitting Group: Tuesday @ 11am

Beginner Computer Classes: Wednesday @ 11am

 

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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