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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

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Date Title
28/01/2015 - 5:00pm
English language courses are starting again in January. Our regular Wednesday courses start on 14th January. There are two levels: Beginners at 5 p.m. and Intermediate at 6 p.m. Each class lasts for one hour and the whole course lasts 12 weeks. Booking starts on 2nd January.  We also have a new course on Thursdays at 6 p.m., starting on 15th January. This course is for people who have some English. All courses booked out.
28/01/2015 - 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.
29/01/2015 - 10:00am
IE Network (Part of: )
Every Thursday morning in The County Library Tallaght, The IE Network will be holding seminars/talks on all aspects of job-seeking and self-employment. Topics may include self-improvement, motivation, setting up your own business, accounts, business planning etc. We can guarantee that there will be a topic or talk that will have you thinking and you will enjoy it. These events start at 10:00 and finish at 12:30. There is also a great opportunity for networking. This is an opportunity to meet likeminded people who will inspire you and get you in the motivated to believe that you can do it. The IE Network events on Thursdays are open to the public so spread the word.
29/01/2015 - 6:00pm
English language courses are starting again in January. Our regular Wednesday courses start on 14th January. There are two levels: Beginners at 5 p.m. and Intermediate at 6 p.m. Each class lasts for one hour and the whole course lasts 12 weeks. Booking starts on 2nd January. We also have a new course on Thursdays at 6 p.m., starting on 15th January. This course is for people who have some English. All courses booked out  
29/01/2015 - 6:00pm
Our German course starts on Thursday 22nd January at 7 p.m. This is a 10 week course and you must be available to come each week on Thursday. Booked out.
29/01/2015 - 7:00pm
Movie Club (Part of: )
Thursday January 29th at 7 p.m. This month's movie is "Somewhere".  All welcome.
30/01/2015 - 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.
31/01/2015 - 10:00am
Drop-in workshop. Saturday 31st January. Drop into the library on Saturday morning between 10 am and 12.30 pm or in the afternoon between 2 pm and 4 pm. You will be shown how to make St. Brigid's crosses using rushes from the Dublin mountains. All ages welcome from 9 to 99.
31/01/2015 - 11:00am
Junior Book Club (Part of: )
Our Junior Book Club starts for the New Year on Saturday 31st January at 11 am. Suitable for ages 8-12. Booking essential. To book telephone 01 4620073 or ask at the desk.
31/01/2015 - 12:00pm
Teen Book Club (Part of: )
Our Teen Book Club starts for the New Year on Saturday 31st January at 11 am. Suitable for ages 12-15. Booking essential. To book telephone 01 4620073 or ask at the desk.
02/02/2015 - 6:00pm
6 week course starting January 19. Takes place every Monday at 6 pm. You must be available to attend all 6 weeks.  Booking essential. To book telephone 01 4620073 or email: talib@sdublincoco.ie.  
02/02/2015 - 6:30pm
This group is suitable for those who have attended our creative writing class, or anyone who is interested in furthering their creative writing skills. It takes place on Mondays from 6.30 to 8 pm. To book a place telephone 01 4620073 or email: talib@sdublincoco.ie.
03/02/2015 - 10:30am
Over 55s Drama Group (Part of: )
Takes place every Tuesday from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Resuming on January 20th 2015. New members always welcome. To book a place please telephone 01 4620073, email: talib@sdublincoco.ie or ask at the desk.
03/02/2015 - 1:00pm
For those with no experience with computers. The class takes place on four Tuesdays from 1 pm to 3 pm starting on January 20th. Booking essential. To book telephone 01 4620073 or email: talib@sdublincoco.ie.  
03/02/2015 - 1:00pm
Irish Language Course (Part of: )
Our Irish course starts on Tuesday 13th January at 1 p.m. This is a 12 week course and you must be available to come each week on Tuesday. Booked out.
03/02/2015 - 3:00pm
For those with a little experience with computers. The class takes place on four Tuesdays from 3 pm to 5 pm starting on January 20th. Booking essential. To book telephone 01 4620073 or email: talib@sdublincoco.ie.
03/02/2015 - 3:30pm
Every Tuesday at 3:30 pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome
03/02/2015 - 4:00pm
Our junior chess and draughts club has a new day and time. It now takes place on Tuesdays, starting at 4 p.m. The first meeting will be on 20th January. Members must be at least 8 years old and know the basic rules of chess. To book a place please telephone 01 4620073, email talib@sdublincoco.ie or ask at the desk.
03/02/2015 - 6:30pm
Our Spanish course starts on Tuesday 13th January at 6.30 p.m. This is a 10 week course and you must be available to come each week on Tuesday. Booked out.
03/02/2015 - 6:45pm
Adult Book Club (Part of: )
Meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 6.45 pm to 7.45 pm. All books supplied. New members welcome. Telephone 01 4620073 or ask at the library desk for more information.
04/02/2015 - 12:00pm
First Wednesday of every month from 12 noon to 2 pm
04/02/2015 - 5:00pm
English language courses are starting again in January. Our regular Wednesday courses start on 14th January. There are two levels: Beginners at 5 p.m. and Intermediate at 6 p.m. Each class lasts for one hour and the whole course lasts 12 weeks. Booking starts on 2nd January.  We also have a new course on Thursdays at 6 p.m., starting on 15th January. This course is for people who have some English. All courses booked out.
04/02/2015 - 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.

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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