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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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Click here for latest brochure for activites for children (pdf)

 

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Date Title
16/07/2019 - 11:00am
Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.   All welcome.
16/07/2019 - 12:00pm
Children must be accompanied by an adult. All welcome.
16/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Ages 7-10. Booking essentail at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 6th JUly at 10am.
16/07/2019 - 3:30pm
Join us for story time followed by arts and crafts every Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome.
17/07/2019 - 11:00am
Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.   All welcome.
17/07/2019 - 12:00pm
Junior Movie: Wall-E (Part of: )
Children must be accompanied by an adult. All welcome.
17/07/2019 - 3:00pm
What does it look like? Who lives there? What are the rules? Ages 7-10. Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 6th July at 10am.
17/07/2019 - 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!
18/07/2019 - 10:00am
A variety of talks and seminars on job seeking, CVs, networking, start your own business, social media etc.   Every Thursday. 10am-1pm.   All welcome.
18/07/2019 - 10:00am
Babies Love Books (Part of: )
Rhymes, story and free play. Ages 0-3 All welcome.
18/07/2019 - 11:00am
Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.   All welcome.
18/07/2019 - 12:00pm
Junior Movie: Zathura (Part of: )
Children must be accompanied by an adult. All welcome.
18/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Teams of 4 compete to find out who has the best knowledge of space in science and pop culture rounds, Ages 8+ Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 6th July at 10am.
18/07/2019 - 7:00pm
Meeting at County Library, Tallaght at 7pm. All welcome.
19/07/2019 - 11:00am
Pop-Up Gaeltacht (Part of: )
An bhfuil aon Geilge agat? Why not come along to our opo-up Gaeltacht and practice your cúpla focal in a friendly environment. All welcome. Every Friday 11am-12pm.
19/07/2019 - 2:45pm
Get your best pair of spotty bloomers ready for an alien dance party. Age 4+ All welcome.
20/07/2019 - 10:00am
Big Bear Planetarium (Part of: )
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, come to wonder at the marvels of space in a mobile planetarium. Different time sessions throughout the day. Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 6th July at 10am.
20/07/2019 - 11:00am
Watercourse Walk (Part of: )
7km looped walk taking in historic Tallaght village, Tymon Castle, the City Weir and Dodder Valley Park. Meeting at County Library, Tallaght at 11am. All welcome.
22/07/2019 - 11:00am
Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.   All welcome.
22/07/2019 - 11:00am
Challenge your friends to a game of scrabble, monopoly, dominoes, snakes & ladders or ludo. All welcome. Every Monday except Bank Holidays.
22/07/2019 - 12:00pm
Children must be accompanied by an adult. All welcome.
22/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Ages 5-8. Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 13th July at 10am.
23/07/2019 - 11:00am
Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels. Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.   All welcome.
23/07/2019 - 12:00pm
Children must be accompanied by an adult. All welcome.
23/07/2019 - 3:00pm
Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 13th July at 10am.
23/07/2019 - 3:30pm
Join us for story time followed by arts and crafts every Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Junior Library.   All welcome.
23/07/2019 - 6:30pm
This creative writing group is open to anyone who is interested in developing their writing within a group of like-minded individuals.  The group meets at 6.30pm every second Tuesday. If you are interested in joining, just pop along to the next scheduled meeting. Dates for July: 9th and 23rd.

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. We are currently reviewing assistive technologies - hardware and software - with a view to updating what was previously offered so please note that this facility is not currently available.. 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. 

 

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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