Events.

  • November 2018
Malahide Library

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Thursdays @ 10.00 – 11am Parent and Toddler group meet every Thursday morning to socialize, play games and learn. The Baby Book Club is the last Thursday of every month at the same time.

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 11:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Thursday 1st November: 11.30 am– 12.30pm.
Halloween fairy Sarah will take you on a magical story-time adventure to Halloween land, a place of magical secrets. This story time is interactive and fun using songs, puppets, props and real magic.
Booking can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563

Rush Library

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:00:00 Z

Booking Required

Halloween Arts and Crafts with Éadaoin for ages 8 - 12 Places are limited so booking is required by emailing RushLibrary@fingal.ie or phone 8708414

Malahide Library

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:00:00 Z

Booking Required

Ghastly Ghosts and Silly Spooks, haunting tales for Halloween for any and all ages. Funny, scary, fantastic, fun stories. With storyteller Pat Ryan.

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

Booking Required

Programme of events
Monday 5th November: 6.45pm – 7.45pm, Noel Davidson, The Entrepreneurs Academy, topic covered, Digital Marketing Seminar.
Tuesday 6th November: 6.15pm – 7.45pm, Derek Bell, Retirement Planning , topic covered, Continue to work into your 60’s.
Wednesday 7th November:10am – 12pm, Geraldine Nolan, Career Coach, topic covered, Interview preparation workshop.
Thursday 8th November: 8pm - 9pm, Mark Donavan, Mark Donovan & Associates, topic covered, The key to Business Success – “keeping your word and doing what you say you will do.
Saturday 10th November: 10am – 1pm, Jill Barrett, Personal Development coach, topic covered, CV Workshop.
Booking is essential, sign up at the desk or by calling 01 8905563

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

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.

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 11:00:00 Z

Booking Required

Saturday November 3rd:
11am, Dinosaur Science with Dale Treadwell
Dale Treadwell of Naturally Wild is well known for his RTE jr Television. Dino’s Down under takes us back to Dale’s childhood back garden of Australia but with a twist it is from 100 million years ago! Suitable for all ages.
12pm - 4pm, The Big Bear Planetarium
Discover the many fascinating facts about the universe in the Big Bear Planetarium. This state-of -the art dome uses 360 degree computer simulations to bring the wonders of the universe to you. Ages 4+.
2pm - 4pmThe Academy of Code
The Academy of Code will bring the Fingal Coding Roadshow to Blanchardstown with tasters and snapshots of the world of code. Suitable for all ages.
Booking is essential for the above events and can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563.

Swords Library

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 11:00:00 Z

Booking Required

The Power of Positivity in Everyday Living – at any stage in life with Fiona Hall MIACP. Learn how having an optimistic attitude could have a positive influence on your life. There will be practical tips and an opportunity to ask questions. Fiona Hall works as a psychotherapist and also a de-cluttering expert. Saturday 3rd Of Nov. 11am to 12pm. Booking is essential.

Rush Library

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 11:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

As part of Healthy Ireland at your Library, the Alzheimer Society of Ireland mobile information bus provides information and support to people with dementia and their families in their local communities. The bus is stocked with information and resources for people looking for information about memory loss, a recent diagnosis, ongoing support available, information for the carer, tips for day to day living and so much more. Rush Library car park

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 12:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

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

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 13:40:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Blanchardstown Library Show hosted by Aoife & Meadhbh is broadcast every Monday at 1.40pm on 92.5 Phoenix FM.
The Library Show features news from Blanchardstown Library, library events , book reviews, author interviews and much more!
Tune in to The Library Show every Monday at 1.40pm on http://phoenixfm.ie/

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

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

Swords Library

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Facilitated by Geraldine Nolan, Accredited Career and Life Coach, this workshop will provide essential tips and techniques to create a CV that is aligned with the roles you are applying. The workshop takes place at 10:30am to 12:30pm on Tuesday the 6th of November. Booking is essential.

Rush Library

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Rush Library quilting group meets every Tuesday morning from 10.30 - 12.00. New members are always welcome.

Malahide Library

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 14:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Come along and learn about the E-Services available with Fingal Libraries. Sharon, Nadene and Joanne will be available to answer all your questions on how to use eBooks & audio-books, digital magazines and newspapers, comics, language learning courses and online learning courses.

Rush Library

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Scrabble Club meet every Tuesday in the library at 6.30pm. Scrabble boards supplied, All are welcome to join!

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

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.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 18:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Italian Conversation Exchange every Wednesday from 6.00pm - 7.30pm, join in for an informal, casual chat, Adult only, strictly over 18s .

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 18:00:00 Z

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.

Swords Library

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 18:15:00 Z

Booking Required

A talk on "Changing career" by Geraldine Nolan, Accredited Career and Life Coach. This talk will inform you on areas to explore and review ahead of considering a career change. This talk takes place on Wednesday 7th November 6.15pm-7.30pm. To book a place please phone the library on 01 890 5582 or 01 890 5894.

Malahide Library

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 Z

Booking Required

6.15pm. Derek Bell from the Retirement Planning Council will give a talk on the subject on Working on in your 60s.

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Artist James Cullen will hold an exhibition of his oil on canvas abstract paintings from Thursday 8th November in Baldoyle Library. View during library open hours. All welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

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 8th and 22nd November.
Booking is essential. : For more information and to book an individual session select here.

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:00:00 Z

Booking Required

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

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Thursday 8th November – 6.30pm-7.30pm
This workshop will enable the participants to make their own centrepiece for a Christmas, which they can use themselves or give a handmade gift.
All materials and tools required including candles and wrapping will be provided.
Booking can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Would you like to know more about Fingal e-services? Pop in to the library with your smart phone, iPad, or e-reader .We will show you how to download our e-service Apps and you can start enjoying eBooks, newspapers, magazines, comics and online courses etc. all for free! Please bring your library card and PIN and provide your email address. Contact us at ph: 8906793 .

Malahide Library

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 11:00:00 Z

Booking Required

A once in a lifetime experience to meet and interact with snakes, spiders, scorpions and iguanas! Suitable for all ages.

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 11:00:00 Z

Booking Required

Manga drawing workshops for teens with John Carpenter.
Manga is a Japanese form of animation which has become very popular worldwide.
Join John Carpenter for a manga-drawing class that will cover action, full figures and faces.
Saturday 10th November: (2 sessions) 11am and 1pm
Booking can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563

Malahide Library

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 14:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Academy of Code will bring the Fingal Coding Roadshow to Malahide with tasters and snapshots of the world of code. These drop-in sessions are suitable for all ages.

Malahide Library

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 15:00:00 Z

Booking Required

This workshop features a range of hands-on activities around the space theme, including investigating meteor impacts, exploring stored energy and making rockets! Suitable for ages 7-12.

Malahide Library

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

5.45 PM start. Screening of Incendies (2010). Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

Booking Required

The second annual Blas Baile Bhlainséir event is the perfect opportunity to show off your skills as Gaeilge, practice your cúpla focal, or even get your first taste of the language.
This day-long event will put the fun back into Irish for all ages and abilities.
Tuesday 13th November.
Sign up at the desk or call 8905563

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:15:00 Z

Booking Required

This will be an engaging session on wildlife from around the world using brilliant biofacts and Dublin Zoo animal footage. To secure your place please phone 01-8906793 or email baldoylelibrary@fingal.ie

Baldoyle Library

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:45:00 Z

No Registration Required

Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month. They will review "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society" by Mary-Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows for November. NEW MEMBERS WELCOME. Contact library at 01-8906793 for details.

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:45:00 Z

No Registration Required

Guest Speaker is Daragh Rodger-HSE Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Care of the Older Adult Community. U3A groups cater for those aged 55+ interested in lifelong learning-they meet the second 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, 14 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Wednesday November 14th at 6:30pm
This entertaining and informative Internet Safety and Social Media workshop with Louise Bunyan from Smartfox Digital aims to give patents a better understanding of internet safety and social media. A part of almost all young people’s lives, social media is here to stay and is highly influential.
This talk will be followed by time for Q&A.
Booking can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:00:00 Z

Booking Required

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

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

This talk looks at the 5 pillars of Wellness and each participant will leave the workshop with their own personal missions on a “Goal Sheet” to take with them so that they can begin the process of getting balance in their lives.
Michael is a Counsellor/Psychotherapist who works with children, teenagers and adults.
15th November: 6.30pm.
Booking can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563.

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Thursday 15th November 6.30pm-7.30pm
This workshop will enable the participants to make a range of Christmas crafts – either a festive chocolate Christmas Wreath, a Christmas Fairy or an Angel Keyring .
All Materials and tools required will be provided.
Booking can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

Booking Required

This is a free five week course for two hours every Monday from 12th November to 10th December inclusive. Participants will be provided with an iPad during class or may bring their own smartphone, tablet or laptop. Places are limited. To secure your place please phone: 01-8906793 or email baldoylelibrary@fingal.ie

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:30:00 Z

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 21st and 28th November. All welcome. .

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:30:00 Z

Booking Required

The Blanchardstown Baby Book Club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 11.30am. Join Ciara for this fun event. Stories songs and fun for children of pre-school age. Sign up at the desk or call 8905563. Next meeting takes place on Wednesday 21st November.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 14:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

eServices Information Clinic
Do you have any questions on our eServices ?

Download our App, audiobooks, eBooks, magazines and newspapers from a wide range on offer.
Our services includes free eBooks, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines, comics, language learning courses and we also offer hundreds of courses free of charge to all Fingal library members.
Bring along your Smart phone, iPad or Kindle Fire if you would like us to show you how to download the Apps to use our eServices.
For more information on our services visit our clinic on Wednesday 21st November: 2pm —5pm

Rush Library

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Stories and fun with Éadaoin! - One Tuesday morning a month – Our new baby book club will start on Thursday 22nd of November at 10am.

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 14:00:00 Z

Booking Required

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

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Thursday 22nd November 6.30pm-7.30pm
This interactive Demo will teach ribbon curling and Bow Tying techniques and will also look at creative Christmas wrapping examples.
Participants will be encouraged to bring two gifts that they would like to wrap to the follow up workshop on Thursday 29th November.
Ribbons, Tulle, Flowers, and all tools will be provided.
Booking can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563

Rush Library

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 14:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

The power of positivity in everyday living - at any stage in life with Fiona Hall. Learn how having an optimistic attitude could have a positive influence on your life. There will be practical tips and an opportunity to ask questions. All welcome.

Malahide Library

Sat, 24 Nov 2018 14:30:00 Z

Booking Required

In this workshop, Simone will show you how to make your very own colourful and lovingly designed advent-calendar with your child. It helps to count down the days to Christmas and adds a special kind of magic to the days of waiting and anticipation. With many simple, but effective ideas you can create a bit of Christmas magic and shorten the days for your little ones.

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

Booking Required

This is a free five week course for two hours every Monday from 12th November to 10th December inclusive. Participants will be provided with an iPad during class or may bring their own smartphone, tablet or laptop. Places are limited. To secure your place please phone: 01-8906793 or email baldoylelibrary@fingal.ie

Baldoyle Library

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:00:00 Z

Booking Required

-Book club usually meet on the last Monday of the month from 2 pm to 3 pm. They will review "No great mischief" by Alistair McLeod this month. New members are welcome. Contact library at 8906793 for details.

Rush Library

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Come along to our e-services sessions for expert advice on Tuesday 27th November - two sessions - 11.00am – 12.00pm and 2.30pm – 3.30pm Fingal Libraries currently provide a selection of online services including eBooks/eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eComics, eNewspapers, eCourses, eLanguages and from December 2016 eMusic and art.

Baldoyle Library

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

- Help and advice with all craft projects, all welcome.

Swords Library

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:00:00 Z

Booking Required

In this workshop, Simone will show you how to make your very own colourful and lovingly designed advent-calendar with your child. It helps to count down the days to Christmas and adds a special kind of magic to the days of waiting and anticipation. With many simple, but effective ideas you can create a bit of Christmas magic and shorten the days for your little ones.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Blanchardstown/D15 Citizens Information Centre will be in the library to provide free, impartial and confidential information, advice and advocacy services on a wide range of civic and social entitlements such as social welfare, employment rights, and much more.
Specialist services are also available providing information in the areas of housing, immigration, financial advice, legal advice.
Wednesday 28th Novemver: 3.00pm - 5pm.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Fingal Volunteer Centre will have a stand in Blanchardstown Library on Wednesday 28th November from 3.30pm to 5pm to answer all your questions about volunteering & how to get started.

Malahide Library

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

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

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:00:00 Z

Booking Required

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

Baldoyle Library

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

If you have some free time and would like to volunteer FVC is constantly looking for volunteers for a number of different organisations.They are in the library on the last Thursday of the month. By appointment only-contact 8209550 or e-mail outreach@volunteerfingal.ie

Swords Library

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:30:00 Z

Booking Required

If you've never tried our online services, or if you have any questions about them pop in to Swords Library on the 29th of November between 2:30pm and 3:30pm or 6:00pm to 7:00pm to get some helpful tips on how to get started. The library includes free eBooks, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines, comics, language learning courses and a plethora of free online courses. If you have any queries about the E-Services, email Library.Eservices@fingal.ie

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Thursday 29th November 6.30pm-7.30pm
This follow up workshop will allow the participants to put skills they learned the previous week into practice.
Each participant may bring two gifts to wrap, and using the materials provided (and their own wrapping paper)– will get a head start on their Christmas chores with wrapping that will be almost be too good to open!
Booking can be made at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563