Events

Date Title Location
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 - 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 - 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
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

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 - 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

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
16/10/2018 - 12:00pm
Irish for Beginners (Part of: )

This 10-week course is aimed at beginners who have not previously attended beginner's classes.

The classes will be held on Tuesdays from 12pm-1pm, starting on Tuesday 18th September.

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

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County Library, Tallaght
16/10/2018 - 10:00am
Bathnight on Henrietta Street (Part of: Children’s Book Festival)

Booking from Monday 17 September, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

Presented by Carnation Theatre.

Class visit only. Suitable for 3rd - 6th class.

 

July 20th 1969. The night when man lands on the moon, a technological breakthrough! Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins. “Good Irish names! Strong Irish roots!” says Mr Leary the postman. It’s also Bathnight on Henrietta Street - that’s a technological breakthrough in and of itself! The iron bath is out and the water has been heating on the stove all day! Errol is 8 years of age! If there’s one thing Errol hates, it’s baths. He’s taking a rocket and he’s leaving town!!!

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Lucan Library
15/10/2018 - 6:00pm

All welcome

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Ballyroan Library
15/10/2018 - 4:00pm
STEM Studio (Part of: )

Join us for our new monthly STEM club, where there will be a different fun and inventive workshop every month.

 

 

Suitable for children ages 8-12

 

Booking essential through Eventbrite.ie from 10am Monday 1st October 2018

Ballyroanlibrary.eventbrite.ie

 

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Ballyroan Library
15/10/2018 - 10:30am
Lucan Knitting Club (Part of: )

Lucan Knitting Club meets every Monday (except Bank Holidays) from 10.30am - 12.00pm.

All welcome.

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Lucan Library
15/10/2018 - 10:00am

Encourage a love of Books and Reading. Stories, rhymes and songs for parents/carers and their babies.

Booking opens Monday 1st October @10am at www.ballyroanlibrary.eventbrite.ie

Suitable for 0-3 year-olds

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Ballyroan Library
13/10/2018 - 12:00pm
Follow the Yellow Brick Road (Part of: Red Line Book Festival)

Booking now open via https://www.redlinebookfestival.ie/programme/follow-the-yellow-brick-road


Inspired by L Frank Baum’s Classic Tale 'The Wizard of Oz' and the iconic movie that followed, ‘Follow the Yellow Brick Road’ is a magical one-woman story performance of the famous tale that takes us from Kansas to Oz, meeting all sorts of strange and interesting characters along the way.

 

Suitable for 6 - 10 year-olds. Parents must stay with younger children for the duration of the event.

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Lucan Library
13/10/2018 - 10:00am
Children's Chess Club (Part of: )

Booking now open. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

Starts Saturday 6th October.

Some prior knowledge of chess is essential.

Suitable for 9 - 15 year-olds.

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Lucan Library

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