Events.

  • July 2017
Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Informal French conversation group to help people to improve their French language skills - meets every Saturday at 10am in Blanchardstown library. All Welcome.

Swords Library

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

For more information please contact the library on 01 890 5582 / 01 890 5894

Balbriggan library

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Writer's Group meet every Saturday from 11am - 1pm in the library. New members are always welcome!

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Improve your Irish language skills, join the conversation group every Saturday in Blanchardstown library at 12pm

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

Stop motion Workshops. Monday 3rd July, 10.30am - 1pm, ages 8yrs +. Learn how to make your own Lego movie in this hands-on taster workshop with Createschool.ie. Our Brick Flicks stop motion workshops make LEGO mini figures come alive! All you need to bring is your favourite Lego character to cast as the star of your own legendary adventure.The workshop involves plenty of hands on learning, combined with some simple demonstrations. Participants work in small groups to create a set, plan and film a short scene for your very own stop motion movie. When the idea has been agreed they will then film, edit, and record audio for the awesome mini-movie using iPads. The final masterpieces will then be available on our YouTube channel for you to share with friends and family! Places are limited on this very popular workshop - please book your place at the desk or on 01 8905563.

Balbriggan library

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Scrabble club for adults: Mondays, 11am-1pm. All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Using paint and cut out shapes+ design a summer scene to hang on your wall- on Monday 3rd July at 3 pm for age 4-7 years.. Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Malahide Library

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 16:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Conversation only - a reasonable level of fluency required. Group meets every Monday afternoon @ 4.30pm.

Howth Library

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 18:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

The Summer Chess Club will run on Mondays in July and August for 8 weeks. This is an great introduction to chess for 6-12 year old's. Booking is essential. Call us at 01 8905026 or email howthlibrary.library@fingal.ie to reserve your place.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Held on Mondays from 6.45 pm .Kundalini Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline for developing strength, awareness and consciousness. This course is ongoing and has limited space. Please contact Jenny-Lee on 087-7587823.

Malahide Library

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Group takes place every Monday evening at 6.30pm. All Levels Welcome! Please book at Malahide Library/phone 87004430/ email: malahidelibrary@fingal.ie

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Improve your Spanish by joining this informal group which meets every Monday at 6.30pm in Blanchardstown Library

Malahide Library

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Tuesday 4th July @ 3.45pm. The first Tuesday of every month.

Malahide Library

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

10.30am-1pm, Tues 4th July. Suitable for 8+ year olds. Learn how to make your own Lego movie in this hands-on-taster workshop with Createschool.ie. Our Brick Flicks stop motion workshops make LEGO mini figures come alive! All you need to bring is your favourite Lego character to cast as the star of your own legendary adventure. The workshop involves plenty of hands on learning, combined with some simple demonstrations. Participants work in small groups to create a set, plan and film a short scene for your very own stop motion movie. When the idea has been agreed they will then film, edit, and record audio for the awesome mini-movie using iPads. The final masterpieces will then be available on our YouTube channel for you to share with friends and family!

Donabate/Portrane Library

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Parent & Toddler Group meet every Tuesday morning at 10.30am. Drop in and meet with other parents & toddlers.

Howth Library

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Lots of fun with toys, puzzles, teddies & colouring-in to encourage language, problem solving, imagination and fine motor skills. Drop in anytime from 11am-12pm on the first Tuesday of every month!

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Silver Screen Yankee Doodle Dandy film with James Cagney, at 2pm in the lecture room. Puppet shows by Miriam Lambert, the shows are at 1pm and 3pm and last 40 minutes to an hour each. Imagine a storybook that comes alive! Miriam Lambert, is delighted to present “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” where the story comes alive within her original two-tier puppet booth. The Cotton Club Quartet, the Blanchardstown speakeasy is open for business with The Cotton Club Quartet from 5.00-6.30pm, playing music from the golden age of jazz, the era of Prohibition, Great Gatsby and the pre-war Parisian Cafes, Booking is not required for these events

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Using milk cartons and paint to create a bird feeder for your garden on Tuesday 3rd July at 3 pm for age 8-11 years.. Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Malahide Library

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

6.45-7.50pm on Wed 5th July An informal writing group that meet on a monthly basis on the first Wednesday of each month. New members welcome

Balbriggan library

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The IE Network facilitates professional networking, offering training sessions and advice on job-seeking. Sessions are bi-monthly - Wed 5th & 19th of July at 10am.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Parent & Toddler Group meet in Blanchardstown Library every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm. All welcome to drop in at any stage.

Balbriggan library

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Baby Book Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 10.30am-11.30am in Balbriggan Library. Suitable for children up to pre-school age. This month's meeting takes place on Wednesday 5th of July.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 13:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Blanchardstown Library Show hosted by Ronan O'Malley of Blanchardstown library is broadcast every Wednesday at 1pm on 92.5 Phoenix FM. The Library Show features news from Blanchardstown Library, library events , book reviews, author interviews and much more! Tune in on Wednesdays at 1pm http://phoenixfm.ie/

Malahide Library

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Wednesdays @ 3.00 - 4.00pm. Make new friends and play chess at our weekly Wednesday Chess club 7-12 years olds. New members welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 18:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Improve your English conversation skills by coming along for an informal & casual English chat, drop-in, no teacher every Wednesday from 6pm.

Malahide Library

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Thursdays @ 10.00 – 11am Parent and Toddler group meet every Thursday morning to socialize, play games and learn.

Donabate/Portrane Library

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Crafting Circle meets every Thursday in the library at 11.00am - everyone is welcome to join - just bring along whatever craft you are working on!

Malahide Library

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Thursdays @ 11.30am-12.30pm. Practice speaking Irish in an informal setting at this weekly Irish conversation group. Every Thursday @ 11.30am. New members welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:30:00 +0100

Scratch Workshop for Summer Stars on Friday 7th July 2.30pm- 4pm, ages 8 -11yrs., Learn how to create a small animation or a short chasing game with the free online coding platform Scratch (also widely used in schools and CoderDojos)! You will get an insight into the logic inside a computer's "brain," and also create your own graphics. Suitable for beginners and for those with a bit of Scratch experience! Places are limited on this very popular workshop - please book your place at the desk or on 01 8905563.

Balbriggan library

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Writer's Group meet every Saturday from 11am - 1pm in the library. New members are always welcome!

Donabate/Portrane Library

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 14:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Learn how to create a small animation or a short chasing game with the free online coding platform Scratch (also widely used in schools and CoderDojos)! You will get an insight into the logic inside a computer's "brain," and also create your own graphics. Suitable for beginners and for those with a bit of Scratch experience! The workshop is for children aged 8 - 11 years.

Balbriggan library

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

The Nuts about Nature workshop investigates wildlife, habitats, and ecosystems. Children are encouraged to explore human impacts on biodiversity through discussion and interactive activities. Suitable for children aged 8-12 years. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by phone on 018704401 or by email at balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

Balbriggan library

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Scrabble club for adults: Mondays, 11am-1pm. All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Held on Mondays from 6.45 pm .Kundalini Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline for developing strength, awareness and consciousness. This course is ongoing and has limited space. Please contact Jenny-Lee on 087-7587823.

Malahide Library

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Suitable for 6-12 year olds. 10.30am-12pm. The Nuts about Nature workshop covers the topic of biodiversity and investigates wildlife, habitats, and ecosystems and animal adaptations including camouflage. The children are encouraged to explore human impacts on biodiversity through discussion and interactive activities. The workshop features a range of hands-on activities to explore biodiversity, such as making bird feeders, outdoor bug hunt, the camouflage game and making food chains.

Garristown Library

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:15:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Storytime takes place in Garristown Library every Tuesday afternoon from 12.15pm-12.45pm for children 3 years of age and upwards. Just come along and join us for a couple of stories. Phone 8355020 or email garristown.library@fingal.ie for more details.

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Learn about bio-diversity of wildlife and habitats in this fun workshop for ages 6-12yrs on Tuesday 11th July at 2.30pm-duration 1.5 hrs. Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Malahide Library

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Craft Circle for Adults starts 6.45 -7.45pm, 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. If you enjoy knitting, sewing, crochet or any handcraft come along with your projects an swap ideas and patterns with our group. Register your interest at the desk or call us on (01) 870 4430 to sign-up.

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Will be held on Wednesday 12th march at 10.00am . Fun Educational program allows children to build unique creations Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Garristown Library

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 13:45:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Our adult scrabble group meets every Wednesday from 1.45pm to 3.00pm. If interested please contact us on 8355020 or email us at garristown.library@fingal.ie

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Bricks 4 kidz Workshops in Blanchardstown Library on Thursday 13th of July, 10.00am - 11.45am. Ages 8 -11 yrs. Places are limited on this very popular workshop - please book your place at the desk or on 01 8905563.

Donabate/Portrane Library

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:15:00 +0100

Booking Required

Using batteries, buzzers, wire and a couple of other bits and pieces we’ll be making our own buzz wire game. This workshop is for children aged 9 - 11 years.

Malahide Library

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

For children age 8-11yrs (strictly). All Bricks 4 Kidz® workshops are executed per the motto: We Learn, We Build, We Play…with LEGO® .Every workshop starts off with a brief learning experience, followed by the building challenge, and then children are encouraged to apply their creativity through playing. Programmes are built around our proprietary model plans, designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks. Using these theme-based models and our specially designed Technic Lego project kits, Bricks 4 Kidz provide the building blocks to educational play.

Balbriggan library

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Summer crafts for children aged 8-12 years old. Thursday 13th of July at 3pm. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by phone on 018704401 or by email at balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

Garristown Library

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Crafts suitable for ages 5-12 years old. If you are interested please contact us here in the library by emailing us at garristown.library@fingal.ie or call us on 8355020.

Malahide Library

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Aromatherapy-practical application of essential oils for everyday use. 18.30-19.30pm, Thursday 13th July. A relaxed fun evening with essential oils when you can learn about their benefits for health, well being, relaxation and loads more. Speaker Maria Farnham, aromatherapy practitioner at www.aro-maria.com. Admission free. Come around and bring your friends.

Baldoyle Library

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Diane and Robert Clancy will hold an exhibition of their watercolours from 15th July to 22nd July inclusive. View during library open hours. All welcome.

Balbriggan library

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Writer's Group meet every Saturday from 11am - 1pm in the library. New members are always welcome!

Balbriggan library

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Scrabble club for adults: Mondays, 11am-1pm. All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Held on Mondays from 6.45 pm .Kundalini Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline for developing strength, awareness and consciousness. This course is ongoing and has limited space. Please contact Jenny-Lee on 087-7587823.

Garristown Library

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:45:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Crafts suitable for ages 5-12 years of age. If you are interested please contact us by emailing us at garristown.library@fingal.ie or by calling us at 8355020.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

In partnership with the Local Enterprise Office Fingal Blanchardstown’s Europe Direct Information Centre will host a 10 week Start your own business course starting on Tuesday 18th July 2017. Developed for those who are thinking of starting a small business or those who have a business that is running less than 2 years this 10 week, part-time course consisting of a series of workshops designed to give an excellent foundation for starting a new business. The course explores the key areas of – Business Planning, Sales and Marketing, Finance and Accounts and Legal Issues. Booking is essential at www.localenterprise.ie

Garristown Library

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Crafts for our younger readers. This crafting hour will relate to the story we will be reading in story time at 12.15pm. If you are interested please email us at garristown.library@fingal.ie or call us on 8355020. Booking is essential as spaces are limited.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Blanchardstown Baby Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 11.30am. Stories, songs and fun for children of pre-school age. Sign up at the desk or call 8905563. Next meeting takes place on Tuesday 18th July.

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Create your own mosaic picture with Aoife on Tuesday 19th July from 3 pm.-4pm Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Garristown Library

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Author of the book "Lost Love" Jim Burke will be coming along to the library to discuss his book, it's success and his career in writing. It promises to be a very interesting evening. If you are interested please email us at garristown.library@fingal.ie or call us on 8355020.

Balbriggan library

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The IE Network facilitates professional networking, offering training sessions and advice on job-seeking. Sessions are bi-monthly - Wed 5th & 19th of July at 10am.

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

-This month's meetings will be held on the 17th And 24th May Help and advice with all crafting projects.The group meet the 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month. All welcome. .

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Movie afternoon for all the family at 3.00 am on Monday 19th July . Showing - Duration mins.. Book at desk or ring library at 8906793.

Garristown Library

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 03:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Garristown Library will be hosting a general knowledge quiz for our junior readers. There'll be prizes for the winning group. Groups will be decided on the day. Suitable for ages 8-12. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. If you are interested in booking a space, either email us at garristown.library@fingal.ie or call us on 8355020.

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Blanchardstown Europe Direct Information Centre and  Work Matters - the library’s Business, Enterprise and Employment Support Service in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Office in Fingal (LEO) are offering Business Advice Sessions in Blanchardstown Library on Thursday 20th July. Booking is essential. For more information and to book an individual session go to https://www.localenterprise.ie/Fingal/Start-or-Grow-your-Business/Business-Advice-Mentoring/Business-Advice-Clinics/Business-Advice-Clinics.html

Balbriggan library

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Summer crafts for children aged 4-7 years old. Thursday 20th of July at 3pm. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by phone on 018704401 or by email at balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie

Balbriggan library

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Writer's Group meet every Saturday from 11am - 1pm in the library. New members are always welcome!

Balbriggan library

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Scrabble club for adults: Mondays, 11am-1pm. All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied.

Balbriggan library

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Pre-Instrumental Music Workshop with the Mini Music Club – ideal for children aged 5-8 years old, the perfect introduction to music. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by email at balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie or by phone on 018704401.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Painting fun for 4-7 year olds on Monday 24th July from 3 pm to 4pm. Please bring apron or wear old clothes! Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the .library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Held on Mondays from 6.45 pm .Kundalini Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline for developing strength, awareness and consciousness. This course is ongoing and has limited space. Please contact Jenny-Lee on 087-7587823.

Malahide Library

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The evening Film Club will be taking place on Tuesday 25th July @ 6.45pm.

Swords Library

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Storytelling and fun activities for pre-schoolers.

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Painting fun for 8-11 year olds on Tuesday 24th July from 3 pm to 4pm. Please bring apron or wear old clothes! Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the .library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Garristown Library

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Crafts suitable for ages 5-12 years old. If you are interested please contact us here in the library by emailing us at garristown.library@fingal.ie or call us on 8355020.

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

-This month's meetings will be held on the 17th And 24th May Help and advice with all crafting projects.The group meet the 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month. All welcome. .

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Fingal Volunteer Centre will have a stand in Blanchardstown Library on Wednesday 26th of Julyl from 3.30pm to 5pm to answer all your questions about volunteering & how to get started.

Garristown Library

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Screening of the film "The Other Side of the Lake" based on the book "lost Love" by Jim Burke. If you are interested either email us at garristown.library@fingal.ie or call us on 8355020.

Swords Library

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

The Film Club will meet on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss movies. To place your name down to attend , please contact the library on 01 890 5894.

Malahide Library

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Held the last Thursday of every month from 10 to 11 am. Stories, songs and games with babies and toddlers.

Garristown Library

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

An hour of crafts for our younger borrowers, suitable for ages 3-5. If you are interested please email us garristown.library@fingal.ie or call us on 8355020. Booking is essential as spaces are limited.

Garristown Library

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:15:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Garristown Library's junior book club "Power of the Pages" will be meeting to discuss the David Walliam's Book "Grandpa's Great Escape".

Swords Library

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

A monthly workshop in poetic form. We take an aspect of the craft and experiment with it. The results are then discussed. The workshop is led by poet, Máighréad Medbh.

Balbriggan library

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Writer's Group meet every Saturday from 11am - 1pm in the library. New members are always welcome!

Balbriggan library

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Scrabble club for adults: Mondays, 11am-1pm. All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied.

Balbriggan library

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Be “Dog Smart” and learn all about how to interact with dogs. Join Audrey and her King Charles, Lucy, from Dogs Trust in Balbriggan Library on Monday 31st of July at 11.30am.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 18:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Held on Mondays from 6.45 pm .Kundalini Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline for developing strength, awareness and consciousness. This course is ongoing and has limited space. Please contact Jenny-Lee on 087-7587823.