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County Library, Tallaght


County Library, 
Library Square,
Dublin D24 A3EX

Tel: +353 1 462 0073+353 1 462 0073 

Senior Executive Librarian: Rosena Hand

Senior Librarians:  Siobhan Berminghan/Geraldine O'Meara/Breid Ryan

Library email: talib@sdublincoco.ie

Events and Activities.

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Date Title
17/11/2018 - 11:00am
Tech Attack Saturdays (Part of: )
Every Saturday we will be holding a tech based workshop.   Booking every Tuesday at 10am on www.talib.eventbrite.ie
17/11/2018 - 1:30pm
Children must be accompanied by an adult at movies. All welcome.
19/11/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
20/11/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
20/11/2018 - 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.
20/11/2018 - 3:30pm
Join us for story time followed by arts and crafts every Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome.
20/11/2018 - 4:00pm
Suitable for ages 7+   All welcome.
20/11/2018 - 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
21/11/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
21/11/2018 - 11:30am
Stories, songs and nursery rhymes. Enjoy some fun with your little one!   All welcome.
21/11/2018 - 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!
21/11/2018 - 6:30pm
Bedtime Story Time (Part of: )
Pyjamas and teddy bears encouraged!! Ages 7 and under. All welcome.
22/11/2018 - 10:00am
A variety of talks on job seeking, CVs, networking, start your own business, social media etc.   Every Thursday.   All welcome.
22/11/2018 - 10:00am
Babies Love Books (Part of: )
Rhymes, story and free play. Ages 0-3 All welcome.
22/11/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
22/11/2018 - 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.
22/11/2018 - 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.

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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