Events in Louth County Libraries

 Summer Stars 2018: The popular kids reading programme is back for 2018. Starter packs are available in all Louth Library branches throughout the Summer.

Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

June Events

Artisan's Exhibition: An art exhibition by the local Artisans group from Tuesday June 12th until Friday June 22nd

Rhythm Rhymers: Pre-Instrumental Music Workshop taking place on Saturday June 23rd at 11am. Suitable for children aged 3-5, places are limited so booking is essential.

"Celebration": An art exhibition by Ladywell Day Centre showcasing a number of different techniques including acrylic painting, lino painting & silk painting. Running from Tuesday June 26th until Saturday June 30th.

Fostering First Information Session: Taking place on Tuesday June 26th from 5.30pm until 7.30pm.

Emer Lawless Book Launch: Taking place Thursday June 28th at 6.00pm.

Summer Storytelling: Taking place Saturday June 30th at 11.30am. Suitable for children aged 3-7.

July Events

Summer Storytelling: Taking place Wednesday July 11th at 11.30am. Suitable for children aged 3-7.

Library e-Services Demonstration: A work matters event showcasing how to access & use the range of online services available from Louth County Libraries. Takes place Thursday July 12th at 10.00am. This is a Work Matters event.

Agri Kids Workshop: Farm safety workshop with Agri Kids taking place Friday July 13th at 11.00am

Sew Crafty for Kids: A sewing workshop with Bernadette suitable for children aged 7-12. Takes place Thursday July 19th at 3.00pm.

Vroom-Town Storytelling: Storytime with the author of popular children's series 'Vroom-Town' Emer Conlon. Takes place Wednesday July 25th at 11.00am

A Dog's Life: Workshop with Dog's Trust on responsible dog ownership. Takes place Thursday July 26th at 3.00am

Ongoing Events at Dundalk Branch Library

Irish Language Group: Intermediate level - Every Tuesday at 4pm.

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

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

Baby Book Club - Explore the benefits of reading to your baby from an early age. Takes place on the second Friday of every month at 11.00am

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. Free classes run throughout the year.

Please contact Dundalk Library for details of the above events.

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

June Events

Volunteering: A Stepping Stone To Employment - Thursday 21st June at 12noon. A talk by Louth Volunteers. This is a Work Matters event.

Children's Storytelling with Grainne Rafferty: Saturday 23rd June 11am, 12noon and 1pm. As part of Cruinniu na nog, Droichead Arts Centre in association with Louth County Library, storyteller Grainne Rafferty will bring you on a journey of wonder and magic, mystery and mayhem with characters little and large, weird and wonderful. All welcome.

Louth Volunteers Fleadh Cheoil Recruitment Information Session - Tuesday 26th June at 12.30pm. Information stand and talk.

July Events

Summer Storytime for children age 3-6years - Friday 06th July at 11.30am. Join us for lots of great stories, songs and colouring fun. 

Agrikids Farm Safety Talk with author Alma Jordan - Tuesday 10th July at 11.30am. All welcome.

Summer Storytime for children age 3-6years - Friday 13th July at 11.30am. Join us for lots of great stories, songs and colouring fun.

Dog Safety Workshop with Audrey and Lucy from Dogs Trust - Wednesday 25th July at 3pm.

Stories from Vroom-Town with author Emer Conlon - Thursday 26th July at 11.30am. Emer will read stories from her Vroom Town series of books for children. All welcome.

Ongoing Events:

Parent & Toddler Group: Every Wednesday @ 10.30am

Baby Book Club: Explore the benefits of reading to your baby from an early age. Next meeting Wednesday 27th June.

Adult bookclub: Last Thursday of every month @ 2.30pm 

'All Write' - Adult Creative Writing Group: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month (2.30pm-4.00pm). 


Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6853023

June Events

Tuesdays in June Digitise the Nation computer classes for beginner level adults from 10.00-12.00. This FREE class runs for 5 weeks. We are taking bookings for the next course if you wish to become involved.

July Events

Thursday July 5th at 11.00 Join Emer Conlon author of the Vroom Town series to celebrate our Summer Stars reading programme! All welcome to this free event!

July 12th-24th Reflexions; An exhibition of 3 dimensional paper art by Miriam Fitzgerald Juskova

Tuesday July 24th at 3.00 Join Audrey from Dogs Trust for lots of information about Dog Safety. All welcome!

Ongoing Events:

Louth Volunteers drop in, every 2nd Thursday from 10.00-13.00

Adult Bookclub: Monthly meeting.

Parent & Toddler Time: Friday mornings from 10.30 Baby Book Club 1st Friday of the month at 10.30. All welcome!

Beginner Computer Classes: Please contact the branch for details.

Active Retirement Chair Yoga Wednesdays from 11.00

Tapestry Group Wednesdays from 2.00

Carlingford Library. Tel: 042-9383020

Dunleer Library. Tel: 041- 6859016

July Events

Wednesday July 18th at 11.00 Join Audrey from Dogs Trust for this Dog Safety information session. Both young & old are welcome to this event.


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