Events in Louth County Libraries

Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

January Events

English Language Classes: Six week classes on Thursday evenings starting January 24th. Beginners classes from 6.00pm to 6.45pm, Improvers classes from 6.45pm to 7.30pm. A work matters event.

Physiotherapy Talk: A talk with chartered physiotherapy Mags Tuite on Tuesday January 29th at 2.30pm. Booking is essential for this event as part of Healthy Ireland.

February Events

Introduction to Scratch Coding: A 6-week course aimed at 8-12 year olds on Scratch Coding beginning on Saturday February 2nd from 3.00-4.30pm. Booking is essential as places are limited.

Volunteering - A Stepping Stone to Employment: A presentation by Volunteer Louth on Wednesday February 6th at 11am. This is a Work Matters event.

Valentine Crafts & Storytelling: A Valentine's themed storytelling session followed by Arts & Crafts on Saturday February 9th at 11.30am. Booking is essential for this event as places are limited.

Digital Skills for Citizens: A five-week basic computer course starting Tuesday February 12th at 5.30pm facilitated by the Department of Communications Climate Action & Environment. Booking is essential.

DKIT Pop-Up Display: An information stand will be present in the library on Thursday February 14th from 2-4pm

Introduction to Scratch Coding: A 6-week course aimed at 8-12 year olds on Scratch Coding beginning on Thursday February 21st from 6.00-7.30pm. Booking is essential as places are limited.

Moo Music: A fun & interactive music session for 0-5 year olds and their parents/grandparents on Wednesday February 27th at 10.30am.

March Events

Talk on Childhood Worries & Anxieties: A talk by Dr. Mary O'Kane, Lecturer in Education & Psychology taking place on Thursday 14th March at 6pm. This is a Healthy Ireland at your Library event.

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 Wednesday 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.

Conversational German Group: Improve your conversational German in a friendly group environment. Commencing Friday October 19th at 4.00pm & weekly thereafter. 

Please contact Dundalk Library for details of the above events.

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

February Events

Introduction to Scratch Coding - FREE 6 Week Course for Children Age 8-12yrs.: beginning on Saturday 02nd February from 10.30am-12noon. Booking is essential for this course. Please contact Drogheda library on 0419876162 if you would like to book a place.  All children must be accompanied by an adult and participants are advised to bring their own laptop.

Dr. Mary O'Kane Lecturer in Education & Psychology - A talk on Childhood Worries & Anxieties: Tuesday 12th February at 6pm.  This event is fully booked. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library event. 

The Changing Lives Initiative Information and Awareness Session: Thursday 14th February at 10am. If you would like to learn more about ADHD, what behaviours are consistent with it, get some tips and parenting strategies, then come along to this FREE information session. 

Volunteering a Stepping Stone to Employment - A presentation by Louth Volunteers: Tuesday 19th February at 11.30am. All welcome. This is a Work Matters event.

Moo Music Louth - Moosical fun for the little ones. Sing, dance, learn, have fun...for toddlers and preschoolers: Wednesday 20th February at 10.30am. 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. Join us for lots of great stories, rhymes and songs. The Baby Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month.  Next meeting Wednesday 27th February at 10.30am. All welcome.

Adult bookclub: Last Thursday of every month @ 2.30pm 

'Just Write' - Adult Creative Writing Group: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month (2.30pm-4.00pm). New members welcome. Next meeting Tuesday 05th February.


Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6859023

February Events:

Fun, songs and dancing with Moo Music! For invited creche group on Friday February 15th.

Interested in joining our adult computer classes? Digital Skills for Citizens are running classes in Ardee Library, please phone 041 6859023 if you would like to join these FREE classes!

March events:

Tuesday March 5th Seachtaine na Gaeilge with explorer Dermot Somers for invited school audience.

Thursday March 7th for World Book Day with author Gillian Perdue, for invited school audience.

Friday March 8th for Engineering Week with our colleagues from Louth Co.Co for invited school audience.

Ongoing Events:

Breastfeeding Support Group with Public Health Nurse Every Wednesday from 10.00-11.00. All welcome!

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

Adult Bookclub: Monthly meeting.

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

February 15th Healthy Ireland at you Library! FooDee Nutrition for Children for invited school audience.

Dunleer Library. Tel: 041- 6859016

February 12th Healthy Ireland at your Library! FooDee Nutrition for children for invited school audience.


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