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Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

 

September Events:

Summer Reading Adventure Closing Ceremony: Sat. Sep. 5th @ 11.30am. Come along to receive your medal and certificate.

Culture Night, Oíche Chultúrthath: Fri. Sep. 18th @ 6.30pm: A bilingual Culture Night event promising the best in traditional music and song as brilliant fiddle playng contrasts with the evocative stillness of the early Irish harp. Interspersed with songs from the rich Oriel tradition. Local singer and author, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin will be joined by two of Oriel’s finest musicians  - fiddle player Niall Murphy and wire strung harpist Sylvia Crawford. This is a free event but numbers are limited so please leave name at issue desk. Funded by Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Foras na Gaeilge and the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

Áilleacht Oirialla: Beidh oíche chultúrtha ar dóigh sa leabharlann le hamhráin agus ceol as Oirialla. Ag ceiliúradh na hoíche beidh an t-amhranaí aitheanta, Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin le ceoltóirí áitiúla eile, Sylvia Crawford ar an chláirseach sreinge agus Niall Murphy ar an fhidil. ‘Lúth na méar agus dréachtaí grá.’ Bí linn!

Ongoing Events at Dundalk Branch Library

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

English Language Classes for non-English speakers: Classes resume Tues. Sep. 8th at 6pm. English for Employment

Irish Language Group: 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.

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

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

September Events:

Challenging Behaviour for Family Carers 4 week course: Friday September 4th @ 10am and next 3 Fridays. In association with LMETB and the Carers Association. Open to all family carers in Co. Louth. Numbers are limited. Please ring 0860213798 to book.

 

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

August Events:

Storytime for under 7's: Wed. August 5th @ 11am

 

 

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.

Dunleer Library

Vroom-Town Storytime: Wed. July 22nd @ 10am. Suitable for 4-7 year olds.

Carlingford Library

Vroom Town Storytime: Tues. July 28th @ 3pm. Suitable for 4-7 year olds.

 

Links

Click on link to watch TV3 Documentary 'Get the Numbers, Write' which features Louth Co. Libraries which aired on April 7th, 2015.http://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/745/0/0/Get-The-Numbers-Write

 

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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