Events.

  • July 2019
Baldoyle Library

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 09:45:00 +0100

Booking Required

Calling all budding readers-Summer Stars is now launched in Baldoyle Library! Join us on our Summer Reading Adventure From now until the end of August by registering at the library desk.

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Photographer Vincent Allen spent four weeks in Namibia in 2017. This fascinating trip from the deserts of the south to the green fields of the north lend to this stunning photographic exhibition. The exhibition will be in the foyer of Blanchardstown Library until the 19th July. All Welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:40:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Join Aoife and guests on the Blanchardstown Library Radio Show at 1:40pm every Monday on 92.5 Phoenix FM. Each show features library news, views, book reviews, and the occasional library-themed joke!

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Age group: 4 - 10 years. Booking essential.

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Informal and casual drop-in chat with no teacher. Adult only, stricty over 18's All welcome

Swords Library

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 11:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Alan Nolan has written and illustrated many books and comics for children including Fintan’s Fifteen and Conor’s Caveman. Guaranteed to be a Giggle! He will be in Swords Library on Tuesday the 2nd July from 11:00am to 12:00pm. To book a place call Swords Library on 8905894/5582.

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 14:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Come and join storyteller and puppeteer Michael Phelan from StoryGate in this fun-filled sock puppet workshop for ages 8 to 12 years on Tuesday 2nd July from 2.30 pm to 4.00 pm Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Rush Library

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Scrabble club for adults: Every Tuesday at 6.30pm. All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 14:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Age group: 3+. Booking essential Relaxed programming. Suitable for children on the spectrum.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 18:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Informal and casual drop-in chat with no teacher. Adult only, stricty over 18's All welcome

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +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 clinics in Blanchardstown Library on the 4th and 18th July. Booking is essential. For more information and to book an individual session go to: https://www.localenterprise.ie/Fingal or phone 01 8900800.

Blanchardstown Library

Fri, 05 Jul 2019 17:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Age group: 15+. In the fifth of our special evening sessions for the Autism community, we will be taking a look at CV’s, cover letters and careers for those on the spectrum. Also how parents can support their transition in to the world of working This fun and calm time is to encourage autistic children and their families to use the library. For this hour, the library will have autism friendly arrangements in place. Booking required. We are delighted to welcome Adie Bourke to Blanchardstown library to talk to parents and young people from Dublin 15 about her job as an Assessment and Support Executive with Specialisterne, Ireland. Specialisterne offer rounded support to candidates with ASD before, during and after employment The last in the series of Autism Friendly Fridays will be on the 2nd August. Please check out the August events for further details.

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Informal and casual drop-in chat with no teacher. Adult only, stricty over 18's All welcome

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 06 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Informal and casual drop-in chat with no teacher. Adult only, stricty over 18's All welcome

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 09:45:00 +0100

No Registration Required

This years theme is 'Spirit of Howth'. Exhibition can be viewed during Library opening hours.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Joke workshop with.Punch Lion Comedy. Do you like making jokes? Are you interested in writing? Come along to this fun workshop and improve your skills .It will be held on Monday 8th July at 2pm for ages 8-12 years. Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8908793 or at library desk.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

*** FULLY BOOKED *** Age group: 10 to 14 years. Booking Essential. This is a three day course, children must be able to attended all three days. Create and code a small robot, which you can then bring home!

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 09 Jul 2019 11:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Age group: 7+. Booking essential. Relaxed programming. Suitable for children on the spectrum.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 14:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Age group: 5-8 years. Join Reuben the Entertainer for a hysterical and unusual book reading, as he tells us the story of Talisman the Unicorn.

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Musicians Luke Tobin and Ger Boyle will perform world music on classical guitar The concert will now be held on Thursday 11th July at 4.30 pm Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8906793 or book at library desk.

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 18:15:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The opening night launch and presentation will take place on Thursday 11th July at 6:15pm. View during library opening hours. All welcome.

Swords Library

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 10:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Are you a young reader, looking for a book to delve into? Do you need a prescription for an exciting new read? Then pop along to the Book Clinic! Parents and children are invited to drop in for an informal consultation with one of Children’s Books Ireland’s friendly ‘Book Doctors’, who are ready to offer the best advice for the young readers in your family.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:15:00 +0100

Booking Required

Alan Nolan has written and illustrated many books and comics for children including " Fintan's Fifteen ", Conor's Caveman" and the Sam Hannigan and Murder Can Be Fatal series. Come along and join the fun on Monday 15th July at 2.15 pm. Booking is essential as places are limited. Please contact the library on 8908793 or book at library desk.

Balbriggan library

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Dorothy and Justin will be here to answer any questions you might have about our online services, why not pop down to see the large range of services available to all library users

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Calling all fans of classic movies-Join us for a viewing of this Academy award winning movie set in Casablanca , North Africa , starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman This 1943 classic is a must see. ((Black & white)) (PG) Duration 1hr .42mins. Book at desk or ring library at 8906793.

Rush Library

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Kids’ Joke Writing Workshop with Mark Stanley Tuesday 16th July 10.30 am – 12.30 pm for ages 8-12 Do you like making jokes? Are you interested in writing? Come to the Punch Lion Joke Writing workshop to improve your joke writing skills! It's fun, interactive with lots of laughs! Places are limited so booking is required by emailing RushLibrary@fingal.ie or phone 8708414

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Age group: baby to toddler. This month, Ciara will lead another excellent story-telling session for children of pre-school age. Enjoy songs, stories and games with your toddler for half an hour onthe third Tuesday of each month. Booking not required.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

*** FULLY BOOKED *** Age group: 12pm - 1pm - 4 to 8 years; 2pm - 3pm - 9 to 12 years. Booking essential. Animal Magic's Natural History Road Show will both educate and entertain. See nature come to life in this interactive, hands-on event.

Swords Library

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Did you ever want to make your very own puppet? Come and join storyteller and puppeteer Michael Phelan from StoryGate in this fun-filled Sock-Puppet Workshop. Meet the hand-puppet Katie Katerpillar and hear of her adventurous journey to find friends. Then create your own amazing puppet. Michael and Katie will not only show you how to make your puppet, but also teach you secret puppeteer tricks to let your puppet come alive. To book a place call Swords Library on 8905894/5582.

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

-Help and advice with all crafting projects.The group meet the 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month.This month's dates are 20th and 27th June. All welcome. .

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Our online services include free eBooks, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines, comics, courses, and music—all free of charge! If you would like further information, or for assistance in downloading the Fingal Library App, call in during our information clinic with your Smartphone, tablet, laptop or Kindle Fire, and our eServices team will help you get set up.

Rush Library

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Book of Kells Art Workshop with Ann McFadden Wednesday 17th July 3 – 4 pm Suitable for Children aged 6 + Each child will create their own unique celtic design from the Book of Kells using colours and embellishments that can be framed at a later stage and hung at home. Places are limited so booking is required by emailing RushLibrary@fingal.ie or phoning 8708414

Rush Library

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Baby Book Club on Thursday 18th at 10am Stories and fun with Éadaoin (You are invited to use our community room to share stories and fun. No facilitator throughout the summer – Éadaoin will return in September)

Rush Library

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Author visit – Jane Landy Thursday the 18th July 10.30 – 11.30 am Suitable for children aged 4 – 8 Jane Landy’s Gringer the Whinger is a picture book about a naughty and irritating dragon who visits a family when things are becoming tense or disagreeable. With his whingy voice and cheeky ripostes, he commands Mammy’s attention and stretches her patience to the limit, much to the delight of the children and the exasperation of their grumpy dad! https://www.gringerthewhinger.com/#/childrens-workshops/ All welcome

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Movie afternoon for all the family at 2.30pm on Thursday 18th July. The Banks family are in need of a new nanny, little do they know that Mary will be practically perfect in every way. (U) (133mins)

Balbriggan library

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Writer's Group meets every Saturday in the Library, new members are always welcome just come along on the day

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Learn to write and perform a RAP Song at this fun workshop for over 10's. On Monday 22nd July at 11.00 am. Booking is essential as places are ;limited. Contact Baldoyle Library at 8906793 or email baldoyleibrary@fingal.ie to book a place.

Balbriggan library

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 11:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Scrabble Club for adults meets every Monday, all welcome

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 14:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Age group: 10+. Booking Essential Learn to write and perform your very own rap hit in this Max Lyrical workshop.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

*** FULLY BOOKED *** Age group: 10 to 14 years. Booking Essential. This is a three day course, children must be able to attended all three days. Create and code a small robot, which you can then bring home!

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

-Help and advice with all crafting projects.The group meet the 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month. All welcome. .

Swords Library

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

In Maeve Devoy’s creative writing workshop for children, ‘The Red Balloon’, she talks about how it was always her dream to write a book when she was their age. This workshop helps children to write and draw their own stories in a notebook. Maeve frames and shapes the stories so by the end of the workshop the children have penned their very first book! Suitable for children aged 8 – 12 years old.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 11:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Are you interested in applying for an Apprenticeship? Intreo will be hosting an information event in Blanchardstown library on Wednesday 24th July from 11 -1pm. Information will be provided on access to Apprenticeships, Pre Apprenticeships, IT apprenticeships, and the Logistics apprenticeships to include details on educational qualifications required and the various types of apprenticeships now available including the On the Job/Off the Job and the Earn and Learn apprenticeship programmes. Staff from TU Dublin, FIT, CDETB, DDLETB, Bus Eireann and FTA Ireland and Intreo will be on available for questions. To book a place contact monica.whelan@welfare.ie or phone blanchardstown library at 01 8905563 for further details.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 24 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Age Group: All ages. Booking essential. Relaxed programming. Suitable for children on the spectrum.

Rush Library

Tue, 30 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Summer Stars Art & Crafts Tuesday 30th July 3pm – 4pm For ages 5 – 9 Places are limited so booking is required by emailing RushLibrary@fingal.ie or phone 8708414