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Events in Louth County Libraries

Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

September Events:

Prize-giving Ceremony for Summer Reading Challenge: Sat. September 6th @ 11.30am. Medals & certificates will be awarded to all those who completed the challenge.

'Bringing Back the Memories of Dundalk in the Old Days', Reminiscence Workshop with Harry Lee. Wed. Sep. 10th @11am. Numbers strictly limited so booking is essential.

'From Home Rule to World War', Dundalk in 1914, with local historian Donal Hall. Thur. Sep. 25th @ 6.30pm. Numbers strictly limited so booking is essential.

 

October Events:

Children's Book Festival - events throughout October for all ages. See Children's Book Festival 2014.jpg (size 323.6 KB)

English Language Classes: English for Employment. 10 week course begins Thur. Oct 2nd @ 6pm. Numbers are limited so please book at issue desk. This course is free of charge.

Patents, Trademarks, Designs & Copyright for Business: A Talk on different tupes of Intellectual Property. Tues. Oct. 7th @ 6.30pm. 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.

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

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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)

September Events:

Summer European Art Competition for Under 18's: Paint, Draw or Sketch Your Favourite EU Landmark. Ask at issue desk for more details. Closing date for submissions is Sep. 13th. EDIC Summer Art Competition Drogheda 2014.docx (size 84.6 KB)

Roald Dahl Day: Saturday, Sep. 13th. Discover amazing facts and quotes about this best loved author.

Local Studies Awareness Week: Sep. 16th-20th. Drop in and discover the resources available from old newspapers to local publications.

Prize-giving Ceremony for Summer Reading Challenge: Sat. September 20th @ 11.00am. Medals & certificates will be awarded to all those who completed the challenge.

Ongoing Events:

Children's Book Festival- events throughout October for all ages. See Children's Book Festival 2014.jpg (size 323.6 KB)

Saltwater Scribblers Creative Writing Group: Every Tuesday at 5.45pm

Saltwater Scribblers Young Adult Creative Writing Group: Information session. Fri. Sep. 19th @ 4.10pm. Suitable for 14-17 year olds.

'All Write ', Adult Creative Writer's Group: 1st Friday of every month @ 11am. (Next session, Oct. 3rd).

Board Games Evening for Adults: 1st Thursday of every month @ 5.45pm. (Next session, Oct. 2nd).

 

October Events:

'Genealogy Live' workshop: Sat. October 4th @ 11am.

 

Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6853023

Summer EU General Knowledge Quiz: Closing date is Sep. 13th. Open to all ages. Leave completed forms at issue desk and be in with a chance to win an EReader. EU General Knowledge Quiz.docx (size 43.2 KB)

Prize-giving Ceremony for Summer Reading Challenge: Sat. September 6th @ 11.00am. Medals & certificates will be awarded to all those who completed the challenge.

A Collage of You: Expressing Life Experiences Through Mixed Media Scrapbooks & Journals: Oct. 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd. This series of workshops offer an opportunity to reveal the artist within. Design your own artist book composed from your personal memorabilia, nature finds & photos. Numbers are limited. 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.

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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