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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: Catherine Gallagher

Senior Librarian:  Henry Morrin

Library email: talib@sdublincoco.ie

Events and Activities.

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Date Title
27/03/2017 - 6:00pm
Spanish for Beginners (Part of: )
Every Monday at 6 pm starting 16th January. 10 x 1 hour classes. Booking essential. This course is now full.
27/03/2017 - 6:30pm
How well do you know the classics? Can you tell your "Pride and Prejudice" from your "Crime and Punishment"? What can a budding writer learn from the great writers? And was Mark Twain right when he defined a classic as "something that everybody wants to have read but nobody wants to read. There are five sessions, one on the last Monday of every month until June. The first session is on Monday 27th February from 6.30 pm to 8 pm. Booking is essential. Book in person or telephone 01 4620073. 
28/03/2017 - 12:00pm
Irish for Beginners (Part of: )
Every Tuesday at 12 noon starting 17th January. 10 x 1 hour classes. Particularly suitable for parents of children learning Irish at school. (CLASS FULL)
28/03/2017 - 1:00pm
Let's Talk Irish (Part of: )
This course is for people who have some Irish. Topics to be covered include pastimes, the house, holidays and travel, shopping, food and drink. Every Tuesday at 1 pm starting 17th January. 10 x 1 hour classes. (CLASS FULL)
28/03/2017 - 3:30pm
Story Time (Part of: )
Every Tuesday at 3.30 pm. Suitable for ages 3+. All welcome. 
28/03/2017 - 4:00pm
Junior Chess Club (Part of: )
Suitable for children aged 8+. Every Tuesday at 4 pm. Starting back 10th January. 
29/03/2017 - 5:00pm
English for Beginners (Part of: )
Every Wednesday at 5 pm starting 18th January. 10 x 1 hour classes. (CLASS FULL)
29/03/2017 - 6:00pm
English Intermediate (Part of: )
Every Wednesday at 6 pm starting 18th January. 10 x 1 hour classes. (CLASS FULL)
29/03/2017 - 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.
30/03/2017 - 6:30pm
Directed by Robert Quinn and starring Bríd Ní Neachtain and Peadar Lamb. In Irish with English subtitles. Cré na Cille is a darkly humorous talle set in a Connemara cemetery which portrays the intense jealousy and hatred between two sisters, Caitríona and Nell which worsens with age and continues into the afterlife. Thursday 30th March at 6.30 pm. All welcome. 
30/03/2017 - 7:00pm
German for Beginners (Part of: )
Every Thursday at 7 pm starting 19th January. 10 x 1 hour classes. (CLASS FULL)
31/03/2017 - 10:30am
Over 55s Drama Group (Part of: )
Meets Fridays from 10.30 am. First session of the New Year on 13th January. Booking essential. Book a place at the desk, telephone 01 4620073 or email: talib@sdublincoco.ie with your name and telephone number. 

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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