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County Library, Tallaght

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County Library, 
Library Square,
Tallaght,
Dublin 24.

Tel: +353 1 462 0073+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
02/07/2015 - 9:45am
Photo Album of Ireland Exhibition (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition covering themes including: What do our family photographs reveal about our lives? What do they conceal? What stories do they tell? All welcome. On display throughout the month of July during library opening hours. 
02/07/2015 - 9:45am
Bridges of Dublin (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition showcasing Dublin's bridges through photos, stories and the history of the city. July and August during library opening hours. All welcome.
03/07/2015 - 9:45am
Photo Album of Ireland Exhibition (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition covering themes including: What do our family photographs reveal about our lives? What do they conceal? What stories do they tell? All welcome. On display throughout the month of July during library opening hours. 
03/07/2015 - 9:45am
Bridges of Dublin (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition showcasing Dublin's bridges through photos, stories and the history of the city. July and August during library opening hours. All welcome.
04/07/2015 - 9:45am
Photo Album of Ireland Exhibition (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition covering themes including: What do our family photographs reveal about our lives? What do they conceal? What stories do they tell? All welcome. On display throughout the month of July during library opening hours. 
04/07/2015 - 9:45am
Bridges of Dublin (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition showcasing Dublin's bridges through photos, stories and the history of the city. July and August during library opening hours. All welcome.
04/07/2015 - 11:00am
Aran Knitting Workshops (Part of: History and Heritage)
These take place on two Saturdays, 4th and 11th July from 11 am to 1 pm. Participants must be available to attend both days. All materials provided. Booking essential. Book in person, telephone 01 4620073 or email:talib@sdublincoco.ie.
05/07/2015 - 9:45am
Photo Album of Ireland Exhibition (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition covering themes including: What do our family photographs reveal about our lives? What do they conceal? What stories do they tell? All welcome. On display throughout the month of July during library opening hours. 
05/07/2015 - 9:45am
Bridges of Dublin (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition showcasing Dublin's bridges through photos, stories and the history of the city. July and August during library opening hours. All welcome.
06/07/2015 - 9:45am
Photo Album of Ireland Exhibition (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition covering themes including: What do our family photographs reveal about our lives? What do they conceal? What stories do they tell? All welcome. On display throughout the month of July during library opening hours. 
06/07/2015 - 9:45am
Bridges of Dublin (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition showcasing Dublin's bridges through photos, stories and the history of the city. July and August during library opening hours. All welcome.
07/07/2015 - 9:45am
Photo Album of Ireland Exhibition (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition covering themes including: What do our family photographs reveal about our lives? What do they conceal? What stories do they tell? All welcome. On display throughout the month of July during library opening hours. 
07/07/2015 - 9:45am
Bridges of Dublin (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition showcasing Dublin's bridges through photos, stories and the history of the city. July and August during library opening hours. All welcome.
07/07/2015 - 12:00pm
Suitable for 8-12 year olds. Tuesday 7th July at 12 noon. Booking from 30 June. Book in person or telephone 01 4620073.
07/07/2015 - 3:30pm
Every Tuesday at 3:30 pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome
08/07/2015 - 9:45am
Photo Album of Ireland Exhibition (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition covering themes including: What do our family photographs reveal about our lives? What do they conceal? What stories do they tell? All welcome. On display throughout the month of July during library opening hours. 
08/07/2015 - 9:45am
Bridges of Dublin (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition showcasing Dublin's bridges through photos, stories and the history of the city. July and August during library opening hours. All welcome.
08/07/2015 - 10:00am
Pop Prints Design (Part of: Summer activities)
Wednesday July 8th. With Mella Cahill. These sessisons will focus on creating a fabulous pop print design using a foam technique.  2 sessions: 10 am for ages 5-8 and 11.30 am for ages 9-12. Booking from 30th June at 9.45 am. Book in person or telephone 01 4620073. No email bookings please.
08/07/2015 - 2:00pm
Wednesday July 8th at 2 pm. Join Mella in one of her print design workshops which will introduce participants to tools and techniques to create their own fresh print. There will also be an introduction to the artwork of Dublin artist Evie Hone as well as other linocut artists. Booking from 30th June at 9.45 am. Book in person or telephone 01 4620073. No email bookings please.
08/07/2015 - 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.
09/07/2015 - 9:45am
Photo Album of Ireland Exhibition (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition covering themes including: What do our family photographs reveal about our lives? What do they conceal? What stories do they tell? All welcome. On display throughout the month of July during library opening hours. 
09/07/2015 - 9:45am
Bridges of Dublin (Part of: History and Heritage)
An exhibition showcasing Dublin's bridges through photos, stories and the history of the city. July and August 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.
  • For specific location, please use this link
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