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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: Rosena Hand

Senior Librarians:  Siobhan Berminghan/Geraldine O'Meara

Library email: talib@sdublincoco.ie

Events and Activities.

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Date Title
24/03/2018 - 11:00am
Tech Attack Saturdays (Part of: )
Every Saturday we will be holding a tech-based workshop. Suitable for ages 8-12. Booking every Tuesday at 10am on www.talib.eventbrite.com
24/03/2018 - 11:30am
Super Colouring Day (Part of: )
Come in and colour a scene from your favourite book.
26/03/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
26/03/2018 - 3:00pm
Create and animate your own Lego story. Suitable for ages 8-12   Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.com from 16th March.
26/03/2018 - 6:30pm
This month's book is Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf.   To join this monthly book club, pop in to the library or contact us at 01-462 0073 or email talib@sdublincoco.ie
27/03/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
27/03/2018 - 3:00pm
Come along and create your own Easter card using LED lights.   Suitable for ages 8-12.   Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.com from Friday 16th March.
27/03/2018 - 5:30pm
TTRS (Part of: )
Touch-Type Read Spell is a multi-sensory course that teaches touch-typing to help children with their reading and writing skills. It is particularly helpful for children with dyslexia and literacy issues. Places are available for our classes on Tuesday evenings from 5.30pm-6.30pm. Minimum age of 8 years old. Please email talib@sdublincoco.ie if interested in attending.
28/03/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
28/03/2018 - 11:30am
Enjoy some fun with your little one!   All welcome.
28/03/2018 - 3:30pm
Easter Arts & Crafts (Part of: )
Hop along to the library and join the Easter Bunny's helpers for some fun arts and crafts.   Suitable for ages 5-8.   Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.com from Friday 16th March
28/03/2018 - 4:00pm
Suitable for ages 7+   All welcome.
28/03/2018 - 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!
29/03/2018 - 10:00am
A variety of talks on job seeking, CVs, networking, start your own business, social media etc.   Every Thursday.   All welcome.
29/03/2018 - 11:00am
Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   All welcome.
29/03/2018 - 12:00pm
The Easter Bunny is lost in the library. Can you follow the clues and find him?   All welcome.
29/03/2018 - 6:30pm
2002 Australian film directed by Phillip Noyce. Three aboriginal girls escape after being plucked from their homes to be trained as domestic staff. The film shows the girls as they walk for nine weeks along 1,500 miles of the Australian rabbit-proof fence to return to their community at Jigalong, while being pursued by white law enforcement authorities and an Aboriginal tracker.   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 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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