Events

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19/10/2018 - 12:00pm

Join Colette O'Flynn, Physiotherapist and regular contributor to RTE's Afternoon Show, for a session on how to keep your body fit and strong during the winter months. Booking essential at ballyroanlibrary.eventbrite.ie from Monday 8th October at 10:00 am

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Ballyroan Library
19/10/2018 - 11:30am
Into the Eye of the Story with Sinéad O’Hart (Part of: Children’s Book Festival)

Booking from Monday 17th September, 9.45am. Contact the library.

 

Sinéad O’Hart’s debut novel for children, The Eye of the North, was published in 2018. It tells the story of a friendless girl and a nameless boy who must work together to defeat a terrible creature at the heart of a glacier. Sinéad was born and raised in the sunny South-East, but now lives with her family in Meath. She prefers to spend her every free second with her head in a story.


Suitable for 3rd – 6th class.

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Lucan Library
19/10/2018 - 10:15am
Xpert Diabetes Course (Part of: )

Booking essential. Contact Michelle Carey, Senior Community Dietitian. Tel: 076 6958080 or email: michelle.carey@hse.ie

6-week course, starting Friday 14 September.

For people with Type 2 Diabetes, and run by HSE Community Dietitians. During the course you will learn how to:

•   understand your diabetes more

•   manage your weight

•   identify how your diet and lifestyle can affect your diabetes

•   read and understand food labels

•   prevent diabetes health problems and

•   improve your overall health.

 

Launched as part of Health & Wellbeing Week.

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Lucan Library
18/10/2018 - 7:00pm

If you have done this course before, please wait until Monday 17th September to book, to give new people a chance to participate. Thank you.

Basic Irish needed. 10-week course, starting Thursday 27th September.

(No class on Thursday 1st November).

Booking from Monday 10th September, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-for-parents-of-children-learning-irish-tickets-49086876168

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Lucan Library
18/10/2018 - 6:00pm

If you have done this beginner's course before, please wait until Monday 17th September to book, to give new people a chance to participate. Thank you.

10-week course, starting Thursday 27th September.

(No class on Thursday 1st November).

Booking from Monday 10th September, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-for-beginners-tickets-49087249284

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Lucan Library
18/10/2018 - 6:00pm
Spanish for Beginners (Part of: )

This 10-week course is suitable for beginners who have not attendended beginner's classes previously.

Classes will be held on Thursdays from 6pm-7pm, starting on Thursday, 27th September.

Booking essential on www.talib.eventbrite.ie from Monday, 10th September.

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County Library, Tallaght
18/10/2018 - 1:00pm

Our Irish Conversation Group will meet every Thursday from 1pm-2pm for 10 weeks, starting on Thursday 27th September.

This course is suitable for people who want to improve their Irish or have attended any of our previous beginner's classes.

Booking essential on www.talib.eventbrite.ie from Monday, 3rd September.

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County Library, Tallaght
18/10/2018 - 11:00am

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
18/10/2018 - 10:00am

A variety of talks on job seeking, CVs, networking, start your own business, social media etc.

 

Every Thursday.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
18/10/2018 - 10:00am

Booking from Monday 17th September, 9.45 am. Contact the library.

 

Sheena Wilkinson has won many awards for her fiction including five Children’s Books Ireland Awards, most recently the Honour Award for Fiction for 2017’s Star By Star, which was also shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards. Described in The Irish Times as ‘one of our foremost writers for young people’, Sheena received a Major Award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland in 2013. She teaches creative writing in settings ranging from universities to prisons and runs a young writers’ group in Belfast. Sheena lives in County Down.

 

Suitable for 3rd - 6th class and Junior Cycle Students.

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Lucan Library
18/10/2018 - 10:00am

New members welcome.

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Lucan Library
17/10/2018 - 7:00pm

This talk will cover how apps for iPad and tablets can be used as a cheap and user-friendly way to help people with dyslexia. We will discuss apps that help children, young adults and adults.

Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie

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County Library, Tallaght
17/10/2018 - 6:30pm
Hobby Hub (Part of: )

Bring along your crafts and enjoy the company of other crafters in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

 

Every Wednesday.

 

All welcome!

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County Library, Tallaght
17/10/2018 - 5:30pm
TTRS (Part of: )

Touch-Type Read Spell is a multi-sensory course that teaches touch-typing to help children with their reading and writing skills. It is particularly helpful for children with dyslexia and literacy issues. Minimum  8 years of age.

Please contact the library at 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or call in to enquire about availability.

 

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Lucan Library
17/10/2018 - 3:30pm

Booking from Monday 17th September, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/art-creativity-with-elena-6-8-yrs-17102018-tickets-50126374335

For 6-8 year olds.

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Lucan Library
17/10/2018 - 11:30am

Stories, songs and nursery rhymes. Enjoy some fun with your little one!

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
17/10/2018 - 11:30am
Socks for Mr. Wolf with Tatyana Feeney (Part of: Children’s Book Festival)

Booking from Monday 17th September, 9.45am. Contact the library.

Class visit only.

Tatyana Feeney grew up in North Carolina, where she spent much of her childhood reading and drawing. This developed into a love of art  and particularly illustrations in children’s books. Tatyana now lives in Trim. She has illustrated several Panda books with The O’Brien Press and is also the author and illustrator of Small Bunny’s Blue Blanket, Little Owl’s Orange Scarf, Little Frog’s Tadpole Trouble, Small Elephant’s Bathtime and Socks for Mr. Wolf.

Suitable for Junior or Senior Infants.

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Lucan Library
17/10/2018 - 11:00am

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
17/10/2018 - 11:00am

Studying well is essential in order to be a successful student. In this interactive workshop, Gerard Ryder will focus on how to develop good study habits, how to create a productive environment for study and the importance of making useful notes.

Suitable for 5th and 6th year students. Class booking 01-462 0073

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County Library, Tallaght
17/10/2018 - 10:45am
Socks for Mr. Wolf with Tatyana Feeney (Part of: Children’s Book Festival)

Booking from Monday 17th September, 9.45am. Contact the library.

 

Class visit only.

 

Tatyana Feeney grew up in North Carolina, where she spent much of her childhood reading and drawing. This developed into a love of art  and particularly illustrations in children’s books. Tatyana now lives in Trim. She has illustrated several Panda books with The O’Brien Press and is also the author and illustrator of Small Bunny’s Blue Blanket, Little Owl’s Orange Scarf, Little Frog’s Tadpole Trouble, Small Elephant’s Bathtime and Socks for Mr. Wolf.

 

Suitable for Junior or Senior Infants.

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Lucan Library
17/10/2018 - 10:00am
Socks for Mr. Wolf with Tatyana Feeney (Part of: Children’s Book Festival)

Booking from Monday 17th September, 9.45am. Contact the library.

 

Class visit only.

 

Tatyana Feeney grew up in North Carolina, where she spent much of her childhood reading and drawing. This developed into a love of art  and particularly illustrations in children’s books. Tatyana now lives in Trim. She has illustrated several Panda books with The O’Brien Press and is also the author and illustrator of Small Bunny’s Blue Blanket, Little Owl’s Orange Scarf, Little Frog’s Tadpole Trouble, Small Elephant’s Bathtime and Socks for Mr. Wolf.

 

Suitable for Junior or Senior Infants.

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Lucan Library
16/10/2018 - 7:00pm
English for Improvers (Part of: )

Booking from Monday 10th September, 9.45am. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

10-week course, starting Tuesday 25 September.

(No class on Tuesday 30th October).

 

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Lucan Library
16/10/2018 - 6:00pm
English for Beginners (Part of: )

Booking from Monday 10th September, 9.45am. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

10-week course, starting Tuesday 25th September.

(No class on Tuesday 30th October).

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Lucan Library
16/10/2018 - 6:00pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been postponed to a later date.

 

As part of our support for Senior Cycle students we are delighted to offer free maths grinds for Leaving Cert students. These sessions will take place weekly in our Maths Support Centre where experienced tutors will deliver grinds to small groups of Leaving Cert students.

Suitable for honours and pass students. Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie

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County Library, Tallaght
16/10/2018 - 4:00pm

Suitable for ages 7+

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
16/10/2018 - 3:30pm
Story Time (Part of: )

Storytime every Tuesday at 3:30 pm in the Junior Library. All welcome! No booking necessary.

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Ballyroan Library
16/10/2018 - 3:30pm

Join us for story time followed by arts and crafts every Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Junior Library.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
16/10/2018 - 3:30pm

Special Festive Story Time for the month of December. Suitable for ages 3-6.  Listen to stories and then do some arts and craft activities connected with the stories.  All welcome - there is no need to book. 

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Clondalkin Library
16/10/2018 - 3:00pm
Story Time (Part of: )

For 3-5 year olds
All welcome

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Lucan Library
16/10/2018 - 12:30pm
Maths Detectives (Part of: )

 

Booking from Monday 17th September, 9.45am. Contact the library.

 

Class visit only.


Maths Detectives Workshop presents the five curriculum strands (numbers, algebra, shapes and space, measures, and data) to students in a fun and interactive way while practicing math skills to solve mysteries, puzzles, and crime! The activities are linked to the primary maths curriculum.

 

Suitable for 3rd - 6th class.

 

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Lucan Library

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