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County Library, Tallaght

Contact

County Library, 
Library Square,
Tallaght,
Dublin D24 A3EX

Tel: +353 1 462 0073+353 1 462 0073 


Senior Executive Librarian: Vacant

Senior Librarians:  Siobhan Berminghan/Patricia Fitzgerald

Library email: talib@sdublincoco.ie

Events and Activities.

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22/09/2017 - 9:45am
After the Battle of the Somme, the campaigns of the Great War continued to take their toll on South Dublin County. Thirteen men from the county have been identified as having been killed in Belgium during two of the iconic and decisive battles of the Great War. One was killed at Messines, twelve perished at the Third Battle of Ypres, also known as Passchendaele.
22/09/2017 - 6:30pm
A talk by Neil Richardson author of A coward if I return, A hero if I fall - Stories of Irishmen in World War I
23/09/2017 - 11:00am
Join Cliff Colreavy for a practical introduction to photography. If you have a DSLR or compact consumer camera and you want to improve your skills, this course is for you. Every Saturday for 6 weeks, starting 16th September.   Booking essential. Book at talib.eventbrite.ie from 4th September.
26/09/2017 - 3:30pm
Story Time (Part of: )
Every Tuesday at 3.30 pm. Suitable for ages 3+. All welcome. 
27/09/2017 - 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.
29/09/2017 - 9:45am
After the Battle of the Somme, the campaigns of the Great War continued to take their toll on South Dublin County. Thirteen men from the county have been identified as having been killed in Belgium during two of the iconic and decisive battles of the Great War. One was killed at Messines, twelve perished at the Third Battle of Ypres, also known as Passchendaele.

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 27, 49, 54a, 65, 75, 76, 76a and 77a.  For details of routes, timetables and fares, see the Dublin Bus website.
  • For specific location, please use this link
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