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County Library, Tallaght

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County Library, 
Library Square,
Tallaght,
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
25/09/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
25/09/2018 - 11:00am
In this session, parents will get an overview of the new Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) that was announced in September 2016 to support children with diagnosed and undiagnosed disabilities, who are participating in their free preschool year. Paula will talk about the different types of supports available and how to parents can avail/apply for these supports through AIM. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers. Booking essential at www.eventbrite.ie
25/09/2018 - 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.
25/09/2018 - 3:30pm
Story Time (Part of: )
Join us for story time every Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome.
25/09/2018 - 4:00pm
Suitable for ages 7+   All welcome.
26/09/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
26/09/2018 - 11:30am
Stories, songs and nursery rhymes. Enjoy some fun with your little one!   All welcome.
26/09/2018 - 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!
27/09/2018 - 10:00am
A variety of talks on job seeking, CVs, networking, start your own business, social media etc.   Every Thursday.   All welcome.
27/09/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
27/09/2018 - 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.
27/09/2018 - 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.
29/09/2018 - 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
01/10/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
02/10/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
02/10/2018 - 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.
02/10/2018 - 3:30pm
Story Time (Part of: )
Join us for story time every Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome.
02/10/2018 - 4:00pm
Suitable for ages 7+   All welcome.
02/10/2018 - 7:00pm
In this talk we will discover what dyslexia is, the causes, and what we can do to make life easier for someone with dyslexia. We will also cover how to get an assessment for a child or adult with dyslexia, common indicators of dyslexia, dyslexia in school, and technology that may help dyslexic children in their day-to-day and school life. There will be lots of time to ask any questions you may have on the subject. Booking essential on www.talib.eventbrite.ie

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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