Events in Louth County Libraries

Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

May Events

All You Need To Know About Spain: A free 4 week course starting Weds. May 3rd at 10am about the Spanish language & culture. This event is in conjunction with Europe Direct.

Self and Work - Life Balance: A lecture by Dr Tony Humphreys about how work can impact us as individuals, our self-worth, stress levels and the profound effect it can have on our physical, emotional, social & spiritual welfare. This lecture takes place Thursday May 11th from 6pm to 7.30pm, and is in conjunction with Europe Direct.

Music and Chat About the Life of Delia Murphy: On Thursday May 18th at 3pm, presented by Delia's niece Carmel Cullen, experience the music of an Irish legend while learning about her incredible life.

Table Quiz: Wednesday May 31st at 2pm.

June Events

Digitise the Nation Beginners Computer Classes: A free 5-day computer course starting Tuesday June 6th and continuing on the 7th, 8th, 9th & 13th of June funded by The Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment. There will be two class times available for booking, from 10am to 12pm or 12.30pm to 2.30pm. Booking is essential for this course.

Ongoing Events at Dundalk Branch Library

Irish Language Group: Resuming January 10th 2017. Intermediate level - Every Tuesday at 4pm.

English Conversation for non English Speakers: The next 10 week course starts Sat. May 6th at 10am *Starting date changed due to library closure for Bank Holiday Saturday Apr. 29th

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

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. Next 6 week course begins Friday, September 9th, 2016

Please contact Dundalk Library for details of the above events.

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

April Events

Spring into Storytime: An invitation to grandparents, parents and children aged 3-6 years.  Join us for lots of stories, songs and colouring fun on the following dates: 

Saturday April 01st at 11.30am  - "The Gruffalo & Other Stories"

Friday April 07th at 3.30pm -  "Counting Rhymes & Nursery Rhymes"

Wednesday April 19th at 3.30pm - "Bunny Stories"

Friday April 21st at 11.30am - "The Tiger Who Came to Tea & Other Stories"

Easter Art & Crafts Workshop: Saturday April 08th 10.30am-12noon. For children aged 6-12 years. Places limited, booking essential.

Social Media Training Course for Local Traders: Thursday April 27th-Thursday May 25th. This is a five week course (Thursday mornings) funded by the Europe Direct Centre to help local traders make the most of social media to enhance their business.  The course is free but booking is essential.

May Events

 An Taisce - Cottages of Louth and Meath Photography Exhibition: Tuesday 02nd May - Wednesday 31st May

Drogheda Senior Citizens' Interest Group Information Session: Wednesday 03rd May 10.30am-1.00pm.  Showcasing the range of services provided by this local community group.

Drogheda and District Support for Older People Information Session: Tuesday 09th May 10.30am-1.00pm. Highlighting the services offered by this local community group.

Nutrition Talk: Thursday 11th May at 3.00pm. An informative session to ensure healthy eating.

Flower Arranging Demonstration with Mary from Forever Flowers: Wednesday 17th May at 3.00pm. Learn how to create beautiful floral displays.

Mindfulness Talk with cognitive behavioural therapist: Friday 26th May at 11.00am

Ongoing Events:

Adult Creative Writer's Group: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month @ 2.30pm.

Parent & Toddler Group: Every Wednesday @ 10.30am.

Adult bookclub: Last Thursday of every month @ 2.30pm 


Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6853023

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 @ 11am

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