Events.

  • April 2017
Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 01 Apr 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.

Balbriggan library

Sat, 01 Apr 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! (Please note: the group will not meet on Saturday 15th or 29th of April)

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 01 Apr 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

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 13:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Blanchardstown Library Show hosted by Ronan O'Malley 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/

Baldoyle Library

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

No Registration Required

They meet every Monday Morning during the school term from 10.30 am to 12.00. All welcome.

Balbriggan library

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

No Registration Required

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

Garristown Library

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Our chess group meet on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3.30pm and run until 4.30pm. If interested please contact us on 8355020 or email us at garristown.library@fingal.ie

Garristown Library

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 15:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Our scrabble group meets every Tuesday at 3.30pm and runs for an hour. Suits ages 7-12 years. If interested please contact us on 8355020 or email us at garristown.library@fingal.ie

Malahide Library

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

No Registration Required

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

Malahide Library

Mon, 03 Apr 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 Apr 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

Rush Library

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

No Registration Required

The Quilting Group meets every Tuesday morning in the library. Come along between 10.30 and 12 to share tips and tricks on all matters quilting! All levels are welcome.

Rush Library

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

No Registration Required

Free beginners computer classes starting Tuesday 4th of April for five weeks. Please contact the library (phone 8708414 or email rushlibrary@fingal.ie) for times and more information!

Balbriggan library

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Knitting & Crochet Group meets in the library every Tuesday evening 7pm-8pm. Bring your needles/hooks and wool or get advice on what to buy. All adults are welcome.

Malahide Library

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

No Registration Required

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

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 05 Apr 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 Apr 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 April.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 16:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Would you like to learn chess? or improve your skills. Our chess club is starting on 5th April 2017 for ages 6 -13 years at 4pm. To register please call 01-8905563 or email us blanchlibrary@fingal.ie.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 05 Apr 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.

Rush Library

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Scrabble Club meet every Wednesday in the library at 6.30pm. All are welcome to join!

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Echoland, Joe Joyce’s gripping thriller set in Dublin during World War Two, is the choice for this year’s Dublin: One City, One Book initiative. To celebrate, Fingal Libraries is hosting a talk on life in Dublin during the Emergency by historian Donal Fallon in Blanchardstown Library on Wednesday 5th April at 6.30pm. Donal Fallon is a historian and writer based in Dublin. He has been published in History Ireland, Jacobin, the Irish Independent, Totally Dublin and other diverse outlets. He has worked with Dublin City Council (on the ‘My Area in 1916’ project), the Little Museum of Dublin and published a number of books, including a study of the Nelson Pillar. Dublin: One City, One Book encourages everyone to read a book connected with the capital city during the month of April every year.

Rush Library

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

No Registration Required

Toddler Time in Rush Library every Thursday morning. Plenty of toys and games available in our Community Room. All welcome to drop in anytime from 10 - 12.

Malahide Library

Thu, 06 Apr 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.

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The club hosts exercises, tea, bingo and chat every thursday from 2pm to 4pm. .There is limited space available for new members. Please contact Betty during meeting times.-.

Balbriggan library

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Junior Chess Club meets every fortnight in the library on Thursdays, 6.30pm-7.45pm. Beginners welcome! This month the club meets on the 6th & 20th of April. .

Balbriggan library

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Free 5 week art class focusing on landscape painting with local artist Derek Zeuss begins on Friday 7th April at 10am in Balbriggan Library. Places are limited so please email or phone 018704401 to book.

Baldoyle Library

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

-Held each Friday Morning from 10.30 am to 12.00. All welcome.

Rush Library

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Rush Library bookclub will meet next on the 7th of April at 11am to discuss Strange Fits of Passion by Anita Shreve. All are welcome!

Baldoyle Library

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The exhibition will be on view from Saturday 8th to Friday 29th April. The launch for the exhibition will take place on Thursday 13th April at 6.30pm-all welcome. View during library open hours.

Balbriggan library

Sat, 08 Apr 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! (Please note: the group will not meet on Saturday 15th or 29th of April)

Baldoyle Library

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

No Registration Required

They meet every Monday Morning during the school term from 10.30 am to 12.00. All welcome.

Baldoyle Library

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

No Registration Required

They meet every Monday Morning during the school term from 10.30 am to 12.00. All welcome.

Balbriggan library

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

No Registration Required

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

Balbriggan library

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Spring Crafts for children aged 4 and over on Monday 10th April at 3pm in Balbriggan Library. Places are limited so please book - phone 018704401 or email balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Easter Crafts.Please book early for craft session as places are limited.Book at desk or phone 8906793. .

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:00:00 +0100

Free Information Workshop on volunteering in your community on Monday 10th April from 6pm - 7pm. to register please contact Chiara on 087 4017511 or chiara@volunteerfingal.ie.

Rush Library

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

No Registration Required

The Camera Group meets every second Monday in the library. This months dates are the 10th and the 24th. All are welcome!

Garristown Library

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

A visit from Joe Joyce, who is the author of several books including the series Echoland, Echoband and Echowave. Echoland is the chosen title for Dublin:One City One Book. It promises to be an interesting evening, Joe will be taking about his books and other projects he has worked on.

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Easter Crafts.Please book early for craft session as places are limited.Book at desk or phone 8906793. .

Balbriggan library

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Knitting & Crochet Group meets in the library every Tuesday evening 7pm-8pm. Bring your needles/hooks and wool or get advice on what to buy. All adults are welcome.

Balbriggan library

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

No Registration Required

The IE Network facilitates professional networking, offering training sessions and advice on enterprise and job-seeking. Sessions are bi-monthly - April 12th & 26th at 10am.

Balbriggan library

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Special story time for all the family in Balbriggan Library on Wednesday 12th of April at 10.30am. All welcome!

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 10:45:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Guest Speaker : Kieran Taffe. U3A Groups cater for those aged 55+ interested in lifelong learning-they meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month in Baldoyle Library. Please see the U3A-Baldoyle/Sutton website for a full listing of their activities and contact details.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0100

April 12th at 2pm. Easter arts and crafts with library staff (Age 5-8 years), followed by “Spring into Story Time” stories.

Rush Library

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Easter crafts for 5 - 8 year olds in the library. Booking essential.

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Movie afternoon for all the family at 3.15 pm on Wednesday 12th April. An Easter story of a rabbit who does'nt want to follow in his fathers footsteps and become the Easter bunny.

Swords Library

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Spring Into Storytime! This storytelling session is suitable for ages 5 to 8 years. Places are limited so to book a place please contact the library on 01 890 5894 or 01 890 5582

Malahide Library

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Group for Adults. Held 6.30 -7.45pm, Wed 12th & 26th April. 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.

Malahide Library

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

6.45pm on Thursday 13th & 27th April. An Introduction with Sharanya. All welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 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 Sessions in Blanchardstown Library on Thursday 13th and Thursday 27th of April. 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

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The club hosts exercises, tea, bingo and chat every thursday from 2pm to 4pm. .There is limited space available for new members. Please contact Betty during meeting times.-.

Malahide Library

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

Booking Required

For 7-9 year olds. Booking necessary. Phone 8704430/4430/ email malahidelibrary@fingal.ie

Baldoyle Library

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

-Held each Friday Morning from 10.30 am to 12.00. All welcome.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

They meet every Monday Morning during the school term from 10.30 am to 12.00. All welcome.

Malahide Library

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

No Registration Required

From 6.45-7.45pm. To celebrate the One City, One Book initiative Malahide Library will host a talk by writer and historian Donal Fallon on life in Dublin during the Emergency. All welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 18 Apr 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 April.

Malahide Library

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

Booking Required

Spring into Storytime is a national story-time initiative in public libraries which is running during the month of April. Public library services around the country are championing children’s story-time sessions and invite children and their parents/carers to join in and experience the joy of lots of exciting tales! The sessions are completely free of charge.

Balbriggan library

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Knitting & Crochet Group meets in the library every Tuesday evening 7pm-8pm. Bring your needles/hooks and wool or get advice on what to buy. All adults are welcome.

Baldoyle Library

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

No Registration Required

-This month's meetings will be held on the 19th And 26th March. Help and advice with all crafting projects.The group meet the 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month. All welcome. .

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0100

April 19th at 2pm “Spring-time” arts and crafts (Age 5-8 years) with library staff, followed by Spring Stories.

Malahide Library

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Children’s author Emer Conlon reads her own Vroom-town stories, which she illustrates with 2D cut-outs of the characters. Vroom-Town introduces young children to all types of trucks and their exciting adventures! http://www.vroom-town.ie Suitable for ages 3 and over. Booking Essential.

Baldoyle Library

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

Booking Required

Movie afternoon at 3.15 pm on Wednesday 12th April. ages 8 up. Jack frost the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, the tooth fairy and the Sandman join together to protect the hopes and dreams of children everywhere.

Swords Library

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

Booking Required

Spring Into Storytime! This storytelling session is suitable for ages 8 to 12 years. . Places are limited so to book a place please contact the library on 01 890 5894 or 01 890 5582

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Stories with library staff, playtime and colouring. Join us for this fun event.

Balbriggan library

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Story time with Emer Conlon, author of the popular Vroom Town stories for children. Suitable for ages 3 and over. Balbriggan Library, Thursday 20th of April at 2pm.

Balbriggan library

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Junior Chess Club meets every fortnight in the library on Thursdays, 6.30pm-7.45pm. Beginners welcome! This month the club meets on the 6th & 20th of April.

Balbriggan library

Sat, 22 Apr 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! (Please note: the group will not meet on Saturday 15th or 29th of April)

Balbriggan library

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

This month's book is In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick. Pick up a copy at the adult desk in Balbriggan Library. The screening of the movie adaptation takes place on Saturday 22nd of April at 2pm.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

They meet every Monday Morning during the school term from 10.30 am to 12.00. All welcome.

Balbriggan library

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

Booking Required

A new 8 week career development course begins in Balbriggan Library on Monday 24th April at 2pm. Covering aspects such as interview and CV skills. Places are limited so please book by email or by phone on 018704401. Part of Work Matters initiative.

Baldoyle Library

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

Booking Required

Book club usually meet on the last Monday of the month from 2 pm to 3 pm. They will review "My Brilliant friend" by JElena Ferrante, this month. New members are welcome. Contact library at 8906793 for details.

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Based on the works of Louise L Hay, This workshop will introduce adults to healing life issues.Booking is Essential.Contact Library at 8906793 or book at desk. With teacher Leah Grant.

Balbriggan library

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan Knitting & Crochet Group meets in the library every Tuesday evening 7pm-8pm. Bring your needles/hooks and wool or get advice on what to buy. All adults are welcome.

Balbriggan library

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The IE Network facilitates professional networking, offering training sessions and advice on enterprise and job-seeking. Sessions are bi-monthly - April 12th & 26th at 10am. Wednesday 26th of April features a special presentation from the Patent Office on "Intellectual Property". All welcome!

Balbriggan library

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Digitise the Nation will host a 5 week beginners computer class in Balbriggan Library starting Wed 26th April. Available class times are as follows – 10am -12pm, 12.30pm-2.30pm and 3pm-5pm. If you are interested please phone 018704401 or email balbrigganlibrary@fingal.ie stating which session you would prefer.

Baldoyle Library

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

No Registration Required

-This month's meetings will be held on the 19th And 26th March. Help and advice with all crafting projects.The group meet the 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month. All welcome. .

Blanchardstown Library

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

No Registration Required

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

Howth Library

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

Booking Required

Join us on Wednesday, 26th April for an hour of fantastic storytelling and themed crafts. To book call 8905026 or email us at howthlibrary.library@fingal.ie with your contact number, child's name & age.

Swords Library

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

No Registration Required

Our long awaited Junior book club is having their first meeting where we will be discussing our first book and collecting our second.

Balbriggan library

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Bring your favourite teddy and wear your best PJs for bedtime stories in the library! Thursday 27th of April, 6.30pm. All welcome!

Balbriggan library

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Balbriggan LGBTQ+ Book Club meets in Balbriggan Library on the last Thursday of every month, 6.30pm-7.30pm. This month’s meeting is on Thursday 27th April at 6.30pm. Check out the group on Facebook at Balbriggan LGBTQ+ Book Club: https://www.facebook.com/groups/229906054117550/.

Porterstown Road

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

The Deputy Mayor of Fingal, Cllr Eithne Loftus will open the conference. Confirmed speakers include Lynn Boylan MEP, Ruth Coppinger TD, Niamh Gallagher from Women for Election and the actress Eilish O’Carroll. The topic is the role of women and the challenges they encounter in local, national and European politics. Venue: Castleknock Hotel and Country Club . 10am -1pm Friday 28th April 2017. Booking is essential. To reserve a place, please call or email by Wednesday 19 April 2017: 01 8905578 / Siobhan.walshe@fingal.ie

Howth Library

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Need some hints or tips using your I Pad, I Phone or Tablet? Join Joyce Kelly for a basic introduction. Four classes starting on Friday, 21st April 2017. Numbers are limited. Phone us on 8905026 or email us at howthlibrary.library@fingal.ie to book your place.