Events in Louth County Libraries

Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

November Events

Sli Nua Careers Presentation: Friday November 17 commencing at 10.30am. Funded by Europe Direct, this presentation is a Work Matters initiative. Work Matters provides business, job seeking & career advancement information in your library.

Clark's Shoe Factory: An exhibition on the history of Clark's Shoe Factory, Dundalk which runs from November 21st to December 2nd

Moo Music: Wednesday November 22nd at 10.30am, Moo Music is a fun, interactive music session for 0-5 year old children, their parents, grandparents & carers. Music sessions based around fun songs, using instruments, sensory props and creative imaginations.

Children's Storytelling: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Rights of the Child, children's storytelling on Wednesday November 22nd at 3.00pm

Advent Calendar Workshop: Saturday November 25th at 11.00am. Learn how to make your very own advent calendar to help countdown the days to Christmas in this 2 hour workshop. Suitable for children aged 6+, children must be supervised and places are limited.

Home Instead Talk: A talk on caring & the sandwich generation. Thursday November 30th at 6.00pm

December Events

Information Talk on Brexit: A local perspective given by Paddy Malone on 5th of December at 2.00pm

Artisan's Christmas Art Display: An art exhibition by the Artisans running from Tuesday December 2nd to Friday December 15th

The Changing Lives Initiative - Parent Awareness Session: Thursday December 7th at 6.00pm. The changing lives initiative is a community based initiative creating a better understanding about ADHD and providing an intervention programme for families experiencing behaviours consistent with ADHD. 

Festive Storytelling: Saturday December 9th at 11.30am

Dundalk Polish School Christmas Play: Saturday December 16th at 11.00am

Festive Arts & Crafts with Amy: Saturday December 16th at 3.00pm. Limited places available and children must be supervised.

Ongoing Events at Dundalk Branch Library

Irish Language Group: Resuming September 5th 2017. Intermediate level - Every Tuesday 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. Free classes run throughout the year.

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

December Events

Photo Exhibition 1916-1923 from the collection of Des Clinton - view these historical images during library opening hours until mid January

Drogheda Photographic Club Annual Exhibition - View these magnificent images during library opening hours until mid January

Author Event - Daniel Zuchowski -Wednesday 06th December at 2.00pm. Daniel will talk about his new book Chips and Sausage: A Guide to Ireland and Her Wonders. All welcome.

Children's Christmas Storytime - Friday 08th December at 3.30pm.  All welcome.

Christmas Art & Crafts Workshop for children age 6-12 years - Saturday 09th December 10.30am-12noon. Limited places, booking essential for this event. Library members only.

Mindfulness for Children - Tuesday 12th December at 11.30am. Invited classes only.

The Changing Lives Initiative - Parent Awareness Session - Tuesday 12th December at 6.00pm. The changing lives initiative is a community based initiative creating a better understanding about ADHD and providing an intervention programme for families experiencing behaviours consistent with ADHD. All welcome.

Ongoing Events:

Parent & Toddler Group: Every Wednesday @ 10.30am

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

November Events

Sli Nua Careers Presentation: Tuesday November 7th commencing at 10.30am. Funded by Europe Direct, this presentation is a Work Matters initiative. Work Matters provides business, job seeking & career advancement information in your library. 

Science Week Ireland 2017 with the Rediscovery Centre Wednesday November 8th from 12.30. For invited school audience.

Foras na Gaeilge workshop with Roisin Murphy Tuesday November 14th at 10.00. For invited school audience.

Cross Border bookclub meeting with Warrenpoint Bookclub & Ardee Library Bookclub Friday November 17th. Bookclub members only.

Home Instead information about caring and the Sandwich Generation Tuesday November 21st at 5.30. Please contact the branch for bookings.

College Awareness Week with LMETB Thursday November 23rd from 10.00-12.30.

Ongoing Events:

Adult Bookclub: Monthly meeting.

Parent & Toddler Time: Please contact the branch for details.

Beginner Computer Classes: Please contact the branch for details.

Active Retirement Chair Yoga Wednesdays from 11.00

Tapestry Group Wednesdays from 2.00

Links

 

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