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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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Date Title
21/04/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition by the students of the National College of Art and Design. Monday 21st April to Saturday 17th May during library opening hours. All welcome.
22/04/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition by the students of the National College of Art and Design. Monday 21st April to Saturday 17th May during library opening hours. All welcome.
22/04/2014 - 1:00pm
Watch a movie of the play you are studying for your exam! Tuesday 22nd April starting at 1 pm. All welcome.
22/04/2014 - 3:00pm
Computer game for Easter. Tuesday 22nd April from 3 pm to 4 pm. Suitable for ages 8+. To book telephone 01 4620073 or ask at the library desk.
22/04/2014 - 3:30pm
Every Tuesday at 3:30 pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome
22/04/2014 - 3:30pm
Rewatch the movie you are studying for your exam! Tuesday 22nd April starting at 3.30 pm. All welcome.
22/04/2014 - 7:00pm
Tallaght Historical Society talk given by Neale Webb. Tuesday 22nd April at 7 pm. All welcome.
23/04/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition by the students of the National College of Art and Design. Monday 21st April to Saturday 17th May during library opening hours. All welcome.
23/04/2014 - 11:00am
Toddler Time (Part of: )
Takes place Wednesday morning with singing and action rhymes at 10.30. Toys provided. All welcome.
23/04/2014 - 11:00am
Rewatch the movie you are studying for your exam! Tuesday 23rd April starting at 11 am. All welcome.
23/04/2014 - 1:30pm
Rewatch the movie you are studying for your exam! Wednesday 23rd April starting at 1.30 pm. All welcome.
23/04/2014 - 3:00pm
Irish National Youth Ballet dancers in the library. Wednesday 23rd April from 3 pm to 4 pm. Suitable for all ages. To book telephone 01 4620073 or ask at the library desk.
23/04/2014 - 6:30pm
New group starting Wednesday February 12th at 6.30 pm and meeting every second Wednesday. 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.
24/04/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition by the students of the National College of Art and Design. Monday 21st April to Saturday 17th May during library opening hours. All welcome.
24/04/2014 - 10:00am
IE Business Network (Part of: )
Meet and network with like-minded business people in the community. Meets every Thursday @ 10am. All welcome.  All welcome
24/04/2014 - 11:00am
Rewatch the movie you are studying for your exam! Thursday 24th April starting at 11 am. All welcome.
24/04/2014 - 2:00pm
Rewatch the movie you are studying for your exam! Thursday 24th April starting at 2 pm. All welcome.
24/04/2014 - 4:00pm
Suitable for those who have completed our beginners course or have some previous experience with computers. 4 week course. Every Thursday from 24th April to 15th May. Booking essential. To book telephone 01 4620073 or ask at the desk if you are in the library.
24/04/2014 - 4:00pm
Thursday 24th April from 4 pm to 5 pm. Suitable for ages 5+. Booked out.
24/04/2014 - 5:30pm
Junior Chess Club (Part of: )
 Suitable for children aged 8+. You need to know the basic rules of chess before you can join. Every Thursday from 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm. All welcome.
24/04/2014 - 7:00pm
Movie Night: Ondine (Part of: )
The Movie Night presentation for April is Ondine starring Colin Farrell. Thursday 24th April at 7 pm. No need to book. All welcome.
25/04/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition by the students of the National College of Art and Design. Monday 21st April to Saturday 17th May during library opening hours. All welcome.
25/04/2014 - 10:15am
Tús Nua, the older persons' council for South Dublin hold regular coffee mornings on Fridays at Tallaght Library. 10 am to 12 noon. All welcome.
25/04/2014 - 11:00am
Watch a movie of the play you are studying for your exam. Friday April 25th starting at 11 am. All welcome
25/04/2014 - 1:00pm
This informal group meets every Friday in the library from 1 pm to 2 pm
26/04/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition by the students of the National College of Art and Design. Monday 21st April to Saturday 17th May during library opening hours. All welcome.
26/04/2014 - 11:00am
CoderDojo Tallaght (Part of: )
CoderDojo for ages 7 to17 takes place at IT Tallaght on Saturdays at 11 am and continues every two weeks (except Bank Holiday weekends). New members welcome. Participants are required to book for each session separately. To book please go to http://zen.coderdojo.com/dojo/372. Please note that this event takes place at Tallaght IT and NOT at the library.  
27/04/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition by the students of the National College of Art and Design. Monday 21st April to Saturday 17th May during library opening hours. All welcome.
28/04/2014 - 9:45am
Exhibition by the students of the National College of Art and Design. Monday 21st April to Saturday 17th May during library opening hours. All welcome.

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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