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Events in Louth County Libraries

Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

November Events:

Library Ireland Week, Nov. 17th-22nd. 'Libraries - Open for Business'.

Boost Your Business Online: Nov. 19th & 26th @ 9.30am. Free workshop for Dundalk Town Centre Traders. This course will be of interest to business owners & managers who want to understand and implement techniques to exploit the incredible reach of social media and online marketing. Numbers are strictly limited. Please contact Edel in Dundalk BIDS to book a place. Tel: 042-9352842 or email: info@dundalkbids.com.


December Events:

European Christmas Tales & Puppetry: Stories by Storygate. Fri. Dec. 5th. (Invited classes only). In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre Dundalk.

Christmas Storytime: Saturday Dec. 6th @ 11am. Suitable for ages 3+.

Annual Christmas Table Quiz for Retired People: Wed. Dec. 10th @ 2.30pm. In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre Dundalk. Tables of four. Refreshments & prizes.

Christmas Card Making Workshop: Sat. Dec. 13th @ 11am. Suitable for ages 6+. Numbers limited so please book at issue desk.

Christmas in Dundalk in Days Gone By: A reminiscence session with Harry Lee. Wed. Dec. 17th @ 11am. Numbers limited so please book at issue desk.


Ongoing Events at Dundalk Branch Library

Knitting Club: Please register interest at issue desk.

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.

Board Games Evening (Adults) - last Thursday of the month. 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Scrabble, Draughts, Chess and Mah-jong. Come along.

Please contact Dundalk Library for details of the above events.

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

Drogheda Library reopened on Tuesday, Feb. 18th, 2014 following refurbishment works.

Drogheda Library is benefitting from having a superb community facility with state of the art equipment putting it at the forefront of Irish public Libraries.

The library features an improved layout with new service points, and a revamped children's area. Technology has been substantially upgraded with the installation of two RFID self-issue service points/kiosks; additional computer access points and WiFi access. There is a new meeting and seminar room which is a community space for meetings and exhibitions as well as serving as an open access computer facility.

 All new members welcome. See photos Drogheda Library Reading Area.jpg (size 882.3 KB)New Drogheda Library Children's Area .jpg (size 859.9 KB)Drogheda Library refurbishment.jpg (size 943.5 KB)


November Events:

Europe Direct Soapbox Competition: "The Internet Does More Harm Than Good". Thur. Nov. 6th @ 6.30pm. Soapbox Competition 2014.pdf (size 144.7 KB)

Library Ireland Week, Nov. 17th-22nd. 'Libraries - Open for Business'.

How to Create a Winning CV: Nov. 19th @ 3pm. This practical workshop and Q&A session is aimed at jobseekers. It will highlight key points in compiling a winning CV. Please book at issue desk, Drogheda Library.

December Events:

European Christmas Tales with Fiona Dowling: Thur. Dec. 4th (invited classes only). In conjunction with the Europe Direct Information Centre Dundalk.

Chinese Storytime: Sat. Dec. 6th @ 2pm.

Christmas Storytime for Children: Wed. Dec. 10th @ 3.30pm

Christmas Storytime for Children: Wed. Dec. 17th @ 3.30pm


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.(Next session, Nov. 14th)

'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.



Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6853023

Beethoven's Bad Hair Day: Sat. Nov. 15th @ 3pm, Children's Music Workshop in conjucntion with the Ardee Baroque Festival. Numbers limited so please book at issue desk.

Christmas Clayotic Workshop: Sat. Dec. 13th @ 11am. Suitable for ages 6+. Numbers limited so please book at issue desk



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.



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



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