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County Library, Tallaght

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County Library, 
Library Square,
Tallaght,
Dublin 24.

Tel: +353 1 462 0073

Senior Librarians: Rosena Hand, Margaret Bentley, Henry Morrin

Library email: talib@sdublincoco.ie

Events and Activities.

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History and Heritage activities 2014

 

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Date Title
21/10/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition: Landscapes of War and Peace 1914-2014 (Part of: Red Line Book Festival)
War Poetry and Peacekeeping, by Michael J. Whelan. An exhibition of an Irish soldier's poems and images inspired by the poets of the Great War and peacekeeping duties in modern day conflicts in the Middle East and Balkans. 1st October to 23rd October during library opening hours. All welcome.
21/10/2014 - 10:30am
Over 55s Drama Group (Part of: )
Our Over 55s Drama Group is meeting up again for a new session starting on September 23rd. Takes place every Tuesday from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. New members always welcome. To book a place please telephone 01 4620073, email: talib@sdublincoco.ie or ask at the desk.
21/10/2014 - 1:00pm
Irish language classes will commence on Tuesday 9th September. This is a 12 week course taking place every Tuesday from 1 pm to 2 pm. Booked out.
21/10/2014 - 3:30pm
Every Tuesday at 3:30 pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome
21/10/2014 - 6:30pm
A new course of Spanish language classes is starting at Tallaght Library on Tuesday 9th September. The classes last for one hour and begin at 6.30 pm. 10 week course. Booked out.
22/10/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition: Landscapes of War and Peace 1914-2014 (Part of: Red Line Book Festival)
War Poetry and Peacekeeping, by Michael J. Whelan. An exhibition of an Irish soldier's poems and images inspired by the poets of the Great War and peacekeeping duties in modern day conflicts in the Middle East and Balkans. 1st October to 23rd October during library opening hours. All welcome.
22/10/2014 - 10:30am
Toddler Time (Part of: )
Our ever-popular Toddler Time starts again on Wednesday 10th September at 10.30 a.m and will take place every Wednesday at the same time. Toys are available and children can join in a short session of rhymes and songs. All welcome.
22/10/2014 - 5:00pm
A new course of English language classes is starting at Tallaght Library on Wednesday 17th September. 12 week course. The classes last for one hour. There are two levels. Beginners classes begin at 5 pm. Intermediate classes begin at 6 pm. Booked out.
22/10/2014 - 6:00pm
Our junior chess and draughts club has a new day and a new time. It now takes place on Wednesdays, starting at 6 p.m. The first meeting will be on 10th September. Members must be at least 8 years old and know the basic rules of chess. To book a place please telephone 01 4620073, email talib@sdublincoco.ie or ask at the desk.
22/10/2014 - 6:30pm
Group meets every Wednesday at 6.30 p.m.. Bring along whatever project you are working on: sewing, knitting, quilting, papercraft etc. or just drop in to swap skills and ideas over tea/coffee. No booking necessary.
23/10/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition: Landscapes of War and Peace 1914-2014 (Part of: Red Line Book Festival)
War Poetry and Peacekeeping, by Michael J. Whelan. An exhibition of an Irish soldier's poems and images inspired by the poets of the Great War and peacekeeping duties in modern day conflicts in the Middle East and Balkans. 1st October to 23rd October during library opening hours. All welcome.
23/10/2014 - 10:00am
IE Network (Part of: )
Every Thursday morning in The County Library Tallaght, The IE Network will be holding seminars/talks on all aspects of job-seeking and self-employment. Topics may include self-improvement, motivation, setting up your own business, accounts, business planning etc. We can guarantee that there will be a topic or talk that will have you thinking and you will enjoy it. These events start at 10:00 and finish at 12:30. There is also a great opportunity for networking. This is an opportunity to meet likeminded people who will inspire you and get you in the motivated to believe that you can do it. The IE Network events on Thursdays are open to the public so spread the word.
23/10/2014 - 7:00pm
German language classes will commence on Thursday 18th September. This is a 10 week course taking place every Thursday from 7 pm to 8 pm. Booked out.
24/10/2014 - 9:45am
An exhibition by Michael Fewer on J.B. Malone, who established The Wicklow Way. Friday 24th October to Saturday 22nd November during library opening hours. All welcome.
25/10/2014 - 9:45am
An exhibition by Michael Fewer on J.B. Malone, who established The Wicklow Way. Friday 24th October to Saturday 22nd November during library opening hours. All welcome.
26/10/2014 - 9:45am
An exhibition by Michael Fewer on J.B. Malone, who established The Wicklow Way. Friday 24th October to Saturday 22nd November during library opening hours. All welcome.
27/10/2014 - 9:45am
An exhibition by Michael Fewer on J.B. Malone, who established The Wicklow Way. Friday 24th October to Saturday 22nd November during library opening hours. All welcome.
27/10/2014 - 6:30pm
A new creative writing class is starting on Monday 29th September. The class takes place every Monday for 6 weeks and you must be available to attend all classes. Classes start at 6.30 p.m. and last for 90 minutes. Booked out.
28/10/2014 - 9:45am
An exhibition by Michael Fewer on J.B. Malone, who established The Wicklow Way. Friday 24th October to Saturday 22nd November during library opening hours. All welcome.
28/10/2014 - 10:30am
Over 55s Drama Group (Part of: )
Our Over 55s Drama Group is meeting up again for a new session starting on September 23rd. Takes place every Tuesday from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. New members always welcome. To book a place please telephone 01 4620073, email: talib@sdublincoco.ie or ask at the desk.
28/10/2014 - 1:00pm
Irish language classes will commence on Tuesday 9th September. This is a 12 week course taking place every Tuesday from 1 pm to 2 pm. Booked out.
28/10/2014 - 3:30pm
Every Tuesday at 3:30 pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome
28/10/2014 - 3:30pm
Parents and children are invited to work together to create an Elmer picture to decorate the library wall. Suitable for ages 3+. Tuesday October 28th at 3.30 p.m. Booking essential. To book telephone 01 4620073, email: talib@sdublincoco.ie or ask at the desk.
28/10/2014 - 6:30pm
A new course of Spanish language classes is starting at Tallaght Library on Tuesday 9th September. The classes last for one hour and begin at 6.30 pm. 10 week course. Booked out.

Opening Hours

Closed Saturdays and Mondays of Bank Holiday Weekends

  • Mon: 9.45 - 8.00  
  • Tues: 9.45 - 8.00  
  • Wed: 9.45 - 8.00  
  • Thurs: 9.45 - 8.00
  • Fri: 9.45 - 4.30  
  • Sat: 9.45 - 4.30  

 

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About the County Library

The County Library, Tallaght, which reopened in April 2008 following a major refurbishment programme, is in the heart of the cultural quarter of the Tallaght Town Centre, which includes the Civic Theatre, the Big Picture and Rua Red Art Centre. The Library is located adjacent to the Square Shopping Centre and at the terminus of the Luas Red Line. 

In keeping with our service commitment to promote accessibility for all citizens, access to the building is facilitated by automatic doors and movement within the building is facilitated by a lift and a ramp.  The library provides a wide range of stock in a variety of formats including large print books, talking books on CD and online access to our download zone. The library counters and the conference room have a loop hearing system and a number of computers are provided with assistive technologies. Both counters have low-level sections. An accessible toilet is available. Some tactile signage is provided on both the ground floor and on the upper floor. The library operates a Home Delivery Service for people who are unable to visit the library. Please select the following link for more information on Access Features of the County Library (pdf, 13Kb). Details of access features of all South Dublin Libraries including a video are available on our Access page. A detailed access guide to the County Library is also available from www.accessdublin.ie.

The County Library is a light filled, spacious and customer-orientated building which provides a large and up-to-date book stock, free state of the art computer faculties, self service terminals, printing and photocopying systems, a digital training and a conference suite, a teen zone, a children’s library and a local studies area, a download zone where customers can download audio books directly to their  mp3 player or iPod from our award winning on-line service and assistive technologies for people who have visual or reading difficulties. The County Library delivers open and welcoming access to leisure, information and educational opportunities

The multi award winning County Library is now included in a European database for inspirational libraries.

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Map and Directions

The library can be reached by bus or by the LUAS. 

  • The LUAS red line terminus (Direction: Tallaght) is located on Blessington Road between the Square Shopping Centre and the rear of the County Library. For routes, timetables and fares information see luas.ie
  • Any bus routes that go to Tallaght Hospital or to the Square Shopping Centre including 49, 54a, 65b, 75, 76a, 76b, 77a, and 210.  For details of routes, timetables and fares, see the Dublin Bus website.
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