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Lucan Library


Lucan Shopping Centre
Newcastle Road
Dublin K78 V295

Tel: +353 1 6216422
Fax: +353 1 6216433

Senior Librarian: Laura Joyce
Library email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie

Some of our patrons might find this floorplan of use before visiting our library.

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 


Events and Activities.

Programme of events for the coming month

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Date Title
17/01/2019 - 10:00am
New members welcome.
18/01/2019 - 10:00am
Gymboree 18/01/2019 (Part of: )
Interactive musical workshop for pre-schoolers with their parent / guardian.      Booking from Monday 17th December, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/gymboree-18012019-tickets-53637953563
18/01/2019 - 10:00am
For those who are unable to come to the library. New patrons welcome. Contact the library on 01-6216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie.
19/01/2019 - 10:00am
Children's Chess Club (Part of: )
Starts Saturday 19th January, 10am-11:30am. Suitable for ages 8 and over. Booking from Monday 17th December, 9:45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in
19/01/2019 - 12:00pm
Coderdojo 19/01/2019 (Part of: )
  Creative computer programming workshop For 7-17 year olds. Parent to stay with child under 12. We have a limited number of laptops available to use for each session. If you wish to use one of our laptops, please choose "Coderdojo - Library Laptop" when booking. If you wish to bring your own laptop, please choose "Coderdojo - Own Laptop" when booking. Booking from Wednesday 9th January, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/coderdojo-19012019-tickets-53638201304  
19/01/2019 - 2:00pm
  This six-week course starts on Saturday 12th January and continues on 19th, & 26th January, and 2nd, 9th, & 16th February. Session 1: Babies (0 - 2 year-olds): 2.00pm - 2.30pm Session 2: Children (2 - 4 year-olds): 3.00pm - 3.30pm A fun-filled song, movement and percussive musical experience through play. Six weekly interactive sessions give parents the chance to actively participate in preparing their babies and toddlers for the later development of accurate rhythmic skills, pitch skills and sensitivity to the expressive qualities of music through the medium of play! Please note participants must attend all six weeks. Booking from Monday 17th December, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/early-starters-music-classes-with-music-generation-south-dublin-tickets-53639364784  
21/01/2019 - 10:30am
Lucan Knitting Club meets every Monday (except Bank Holidays) from 10.30am - 12.00pm. All welcome.
21/01/2019 - 1:00pm
Cuidiú (Part of: )
Local parenting support group, focussing on breastfeeding. (www.cuidiu.ie)
21/01/2019 - 5:30pm
Ukulele for Beginners (Part of: )
Four-week course (continues on 14th, 21st, & 28th January). Beginner's level. Ukuleles will be supplied, but you can bring your own too! Places limited. Suitable for 8-12 year-olds. Booking from Monday 17th December, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/ukulele-for-beginners-tickets-53638496186 Please note this session is a repeat of the session which took place in December. In the interests of fairness to all of our patrons, those who participated in the December session will not be permitted to attend the January session.
21/01/2019 - 6:30pm
Blue Monday is (apparently!) the most depressing day on the year!! Nutritionist, Anna Ryan, will help you stick to your healthy New Year’s resolutions and have a healthy 2019. Suitable for adults, but if a parent wanted to bring an older child that they thought might benefit that is great!! Booking from Monday 17th December, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.
22/01/2019 - 3:00pm
Story Time (Part of: )
For 3-5 year-olds All welcome.
22/01/2019 - 6:30pm
  A four-week course beginning Tuesday 8th January, introducing Irish Sign Language (ISL). Places limited. Please note participants must attend all four weeks. Booking from Monday 17th December, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.  
23/01/2019 - 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. Minimum  8 years of age. Please contact the library at 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or call in to enquire about availability.  
24/01/2019 - 10:00am
Fun, interactive workshop for children aged 6 months to 5 years and their parent / guardian. Booking from Monday 17th December, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/musical-tots-24012019-tickets-53638003713
24/01/2019 - 6:30pm
Classic Film Club (Part of: )
Showing 'Singin' in the Rain'. All Welcome.

Some Services at Lucan Library

  • Adult Writers’ Group
  • Adult Book clubs
  • Junior Book club
  • Teen Book club
  • Self Service borrowing and return
  • Exhibitions
  • Lectures
  • Children’s Activities  – Summer, Christmas, Easter, Halloween
  • Children’s art 
  • Language Classes- Irish, English
  • 11 Adult PCs – 3 with Scanners
  • 5 Junior PCs – with TTRS software
  • 3 OPACs
  • Online Access to Download Zone
  • Ebooks
  • Special Events

Seachtain na Gaeilge
Ruaille Buaille
Science Month
History and Heritage Month
Children’s Book Festival

  • Wheelchair accessible – lift and automatic doors
  • Loop Hearing System
  • Audio Books
  • Large Print
  • Reference
  • DVDs
  • CDs
  • Young adult collection
  • Adult literacy Section
  • Junior Literacy section
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Foreign novels, magazines and newspapers
  • Self service Printing and Photocopying
  • Various application forms
  • Voters Register
  • Community Information Notice board
  • Driver Theory Test CDROM
  • Seminar Room with AV facilities


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A detailed access guide to Lucan Library is available from www.accessdublin.ie.

Map and Directions

The library can be reached using the 25a bus from Woodquay to Superquinn, Newcastle Rd. The 25x from Belfield stops there too.  For routes, timetables and fares information, see the Dublin Bus website.

Lucan Library is a full-time library in the Superquinn Shopping Centre in Lucan. It is situated to the extreme left of the centre, near the Dunnes Stores entrance.

The library was opened to the public in November 2000. It is a bright modern building on the first floor of the Superquinn Shopping Centre and is accessible by lift. It has a large children\'s area and a seminar room which can be booked by local community groups.

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