Events in Louth County Libraries

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Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

April Events

Spring Into Storytime: Storytelling session for Spring Into Storytime on Saturday 13th April at 11.30am. Suitable for ages 3-7.

1918 Centenary Exhibition 'It is resolved that...': Tuesday 16th April - Saturday 27th April. An exhibition developed by Louth County Archives Service under the Decade of Centenaries Programme.

Dog Safety Workshop: A workshop by Dogs Trust aimed at families and young children on properly caring for & staying safe around dogs. Takes place on Wednesday 17th April at 3pm. Booking is essential.

Coding Demonstration: Watch & learn how to code using Scratch at this demonstration on Thursday 18th April at 2pm.

Spring Into Storytime: Storytelling session for Spring Into Storytime on Thursday 18th April at 3pm. Suitable for ages 3-7.

Virtual Reality Workshop for Older Adults: Experience the world of virtual reality in this workshop targeted towards older adults. Taking place on Saturday 27th April from 11am - 12.30pm, booking is essential for this workshop.

Spring Into Storytime: Storytelling session for Spring Into Storytime on Saturday 27th April at 11.30am. Suitable for ages 3-7.

Dementia Awareness Talk: A talk with Bluebird Nursing Care on Tuesday 30th April at 3pm.

May Events

Poetry Workshop: A poetry workshop with John Noonan for Poetry Ireland Day on Thursday 2nd May at 3pm. Booking is essential.

Days of Yore: An evening of photographs and memories of old Dundalk with Harry Lee & Larry O'Hagan on Thursday 2nd May at 6.30pm to launch the Bealtaine Festival. Booking is essential.

Bealtaine Flower Arranging Workshop: Taking place on Tuesday 7th May at 2.30pm as part of the Bealtaine Festival; booking is essential.

Volunteering: A Stepping Stone to Employment: A talk on volunteering for National Volunteering Week on Wednesday 8th May at 11am.

Virtual Reality Workshop for Older Adults: Experience the world of virtual reality in this workshop targeted towards older adults. Taking place on Saturday 11th May from 11am - 12.30pm, booking is essential for this workshop.

Creative Writing Workshop: A creative writing workshop with Una Rice on Wednesday 15th May at 2.30pm as part of the Bealtaine Festival.

Bealtaine Table Quiz: Taking place on Thursday 16th May at 2.30pm.

Coding Demonstration: A talk on how to code taking place on Saturday 18th May at 11am

Mandala Art Workshop: Taking place on Wednesday 22nd May at 11am as part of the Bealtaine Festival. Booking is essential.

Virtual Reality Workshop for Older Adults: Experience the world of virtual reality in this workshop targeted towards older adults. Taking place on Saturday 25th May from 11am - 12.30pm, booking is essential for this workshop.

Genesis Programme: An information session on ADHD with the Genesis Programme on Wednesday 29th May from 10am until 11am.

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

eServices Demonstrations: Learn how to use our full suite of eServices with help from staff on the first Wednesday of every month from 3pm - 5pm. These eServices can be found HERE

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.

Tel: 042-9353190; Email: libraryhelpdesk@louthcoco.ie Follow us on twitter: @Louthcoco.

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

April Events

Spring Into Storytime - The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Stories: Tuesday 23rd April at 11.30am. Join us for some great stories including Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Judith Kerr's The Tiger Who Came To Tea and many more. All welcome.

Spring Into Storytime - Teddy Bear Stories: Thursday 25th April at 11.30am.  Join us for lots of Teddy Bear stories including Michael Rosen's We're going on a bear hunt, Jez Alborough's Where's My Teddy and many more of your favourite stories and songs. Don't forget to bring your  teddy bear. All welcome.

Fostering First Ireland Information Event: Thursday 25th April 5.30pm-7.30pm. Come along to an information event where you can find out more about fostering. All welcome.

Spring Into Storytime - Farmyard Tales: Saturday 27th April at 11.30am. There will be lots of great stories from the farm including  Old MacDonald, Martin Waddell's Farmer Duck and many more. Don't forget to bring your favourite toy farm animal. All welcome.

May Events

LMETB Louth Adult Education Guidance & Information Service - Information Morning: Wednesday 01st May from 10.30am-12.30pm. Drop in anytime during the session and find out about education, training and upskilling opportunities if you are seeking work or thinking of a career change.

Louth Federation Irish Countrywomen's Association  Information Day incorporating Crafts Display & Demonstration: Friday 03rd May from 10am-4pm. 

Lifestyle Development Information Session with Crafts Display: Thursday 09th May 10.30am-12noon.

Drogheda Senior Citizens Information Session: Wednesday 15th May 10.30am-12noon.

All You Need To Know About Researching Your Family Tree - Information Session: Thursday 16th May 2.30pm-4.30pm.

Summer Flower Arranging Demonstration with Mary Bell Ryan: Thursday 23rd May at 3pm. Booking essential.

Drogheda Men's Sheds Information Session including Crafts Display: Friday 24th May 10.30am-12noon.

Movement Medicine Workshop with Ann Cleary: Tuesday 28th May 11am. Booking essential.

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 24th April 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.

 

Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6859023

April Events:

Spring into Storytime for children Saturday April 6th 3.30-4.00 and 4.00-4.30. Join us for lots of fun stories!

Spring into Storytime for children Saturday April 13th 3.30-4.00 and 4.00-4.30. Join us for lots of fun stories!

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

April Events:

Wednesday April 3rd at 3.30 Spring into Storytime for children! Join us for lots of fun stories!

Dunleer Library. Tel: 041- 6859016

April events:

Wednesday April 17th at 3.30 Spring into Storytime for children. Join us for lots of fun stories!

Links 

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