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Lucan

Lucan Library

Contact

Lucan Shopping Centre
Newcastle Road
Lucan
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
22/09/2018 - 10:00am
Booking from Monday 27th August, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in. In this four-week course, the Irish Family History Centre will equip you with the skills to carry out your research. It will cover an introduction to the main sources online, how to construct a family tree, the best research methods for a successful result, and how to write a family history narrative. Participants must be able to attend all four weeks.  
24/09/2018 - 10:30am
Lucan Knitting Club (Part of: )
Lucan Knitting Club meets every Monday (except Bank Holidays) from 10.30am - 12.00pm. All welcome.
24/09/2018 - 1:00pm
Cuidiú (Part of: )
Local parenting support group, focussing on breastfeeding. (www.cuidiu.ie)  
24/09/2018 - 2:00pm
Information about volunteering in the South Dublin area.All welcome.
25/09/2018 - 3:00pm
Story Time (Part of: )
For 3-5 year oldsAll welcome
25/09/2018 - 3:45pm
Booking now open. Places limited. Contact the library on 01-6216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in. For 10-12 year olds.
25/09/2018 - 6:00pm
English for Beginners (Part of: )
Booking from Monday 10th September, 9.45am. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in. 10-week course, starting Tuesday 25th September. (No class on Tuesday 30th October).
25/09/2018 - 7:00pm
English for Improvers (Part of: )
Booking from Monday 10th September, 9.45am. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in. 10-week course, starting Tuesday 25 September. (No class on Tuesday 30th October).  
26/09/2018 - 3:30pm
Booking from Monday 27th August, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/art-creativity-with-elena-6-8-yrs-26092018-tickets-48692821540 For 6-8 year olds.
26/09/2018 - 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. Minimum  8 years of age. Please contact the library at 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or call in to enquire about availability.  
26/09/2018 - 7:00pm
Discussing 'Swing Time’ by Zadie Smith. New members welcome.
27/09/2018 - 10:30am
Musical Tots - 27/09/2018 (Part of: Summer activities)
Booking from Monday 27th August, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/musical-tots-27092018-tickets-48693663057 Fun, interactive workshop for 6 months to 5 years and their parent/guardian. One ticket per child attending.
27/09/2018 - 6:00pm
If you have done this beginner's course before, please wait until Monday 17th September to book, to give new people a chance to participate. Thank you. 10-week course, starting Thursday 27th September. (No class on Thursday 1st November). Booking from Monday 10th September, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-for-beginners-tickets-49087249284
27/09/2018 - 7:00pm
If you have done this course before, please wait until Monday 17th September to book, to give new people a chance to participate. Thank you. Basic Irish needed. 10-week course, starting Thursday 27th September. (No class on Thursday 1st November). Booking from Monday 10th September, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-for-parents-of-children-learning-irish-tickets-49086876168
29/09/2018 - 10:00am
Booking from Monday 27th August, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in. In this four-week course, the Irish Family History Centre will equip you with the skills to carry out your research. It will cover an introduction to the main sources online, how to construct a family tree, the best research methods for a successful result, and how to write a family history narrative. Participants must be able to attend all four weeks.  
29/09/2018 - 12:15pm
CoderDojo - 29/09/2018 (Part of: Summer activities)
Booking from Wednesday 19th September, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/coderdojo-29092018-tickets-49171443110 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.


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
Bealtaine
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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