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Lucan

Lucan Library

Contact

Lucan Shopping Centre
Newcastle Road
Lucan
Dublin K78 V295

Tel: +353 1 6216422

Senior Executive Librarian:

Liz Corry

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.

Upcoming events and activities (pdf)



Date Title
20/09/2019 - 9:45am
An exhibition about the life of Patrick O'Connell. Revered in Spain as ‘Don Patricio’, he captained the Irish soccer team and Manchester United a hundred years ago. As a manager, he won La Liga and was known as ‘the man who saved FC Barcelona’ from Franco.  He returned home alone and poor and was buried in an unmarked grave.   All welcome.
20/09/2019 - 10:00am
Xpert Diabetes Course (Part of: )
Booking essential. Contact Yvonne Ryan, Senior Community Dietitian. Tel: 076 6955950 or email: yvonne.ryan@hse.ie    6-week course, starting Friday 13th September. For people with Type 2 Diabetes, and run by HSE Community Dietitians. During the course you will learn how to: •   understand your diabetes more •   manage your weight •   identify how your diet and lifestyle can affect your diabetes •   read and understand food labels •   prevent diabetes health problems and •   improve your overall health.   Part of Health & Wellbeing Week, 2019.
20/09/2019 - 10:00am
To make Lucan Library a more welcoming place for our patrons who may experience sensory difficulties, we will be reducing our lighting and minimising noise levels. The library will operate as normal, and all patrons are welcome to use the library as they usually would during this period. All welcome.
20/09/2019 - 5:30pm
Join us for a fun-filled Culture Night at Lucan Library!   No booking required - All welcome.   5.30pm - Presentation of Summer Stars Certificates and Medals 6.30pm - Captain HoHo's Wonderful Magic Show! 7.30pm - The Lucan Gospel Choir
20/09/2019 - 5:30pm
All children who participated in the Summer Star programme will be presented with their certificate and medal.   All welcome.   Part of Lucan Library's Culture Night 2019 programme.
20/09/2019 - 6:15pm
Arrrrrrr you ready for a pirate magician? Set sail for fun and imagination with Captain Ho Ho.    All welcome.   Part of Lucan Library's Culture Night 2019 programme.
20/09/2019 - 7:30pm
Bop the night away to the upbeat rhythms and harmonies of the Lucan Gospel Choir!   All welcome. Part of Lucan Library's Culture Night 2019 programme.
21/09/2019 - 9:45am
An exhibition about the life of Patrick O'Connell. Revered in Spain as ‘Don Patricio’, he captained the Irish soccer team and Manchester United a hundred years ago. As a manager, he won La Liga and was known as ‘the man who saved FC Barcelona’ from Franco.  He returned home alone and poor and was buried in an unmarked grave.   All welcome.
21/09/2019 - 2:30pm
Language classes for children provided by native Kannada speakers.
22/09/2019 - 9:45am
An exhibition about the life of Patrick O'Connell. Revered in Spain as ‘Don Patricio’, he captained the Irish soccer team and Manchester United a hundred years ago. As a manager, he won La Liga and was known as ‘the man who saved FC Barcelona’ from Franco.  He returned home alone and poor and was buried in an unmarked grave.   All welcome.
23/09/2019 - 9:45am
An exhibition about the life of Patrick O'Connell. Revered in Spain as ‘Don Patricio’, he captained the Irish soccer team and Manchester United a hundred years ago. As a manager, he won La Liga and was known as ‘the man who saved FC Barcelona’ from Franco.  He returned home alone and poor and was buried in an unmarked grave.   All welcome.
23/09/2019 - 10:30am
Lucan Knitting Club meets every Monday (except Bank Holidays) from 10.30am - 12.00pm. All welcome.
24/09/2019 - 9:45am
An exhibition about the life of Patrick O'Connell. Revered in Spain as ‘Don Patricio’, he captained the Irish soccer team and Manchester United a hundred years ago. As a manager, he won La Liga and was known as ‘the man who saved FC Barcelona’ from Franco.  He returned home alone and poor and was buried in an unmarked grave.   All welcome.
24/09/2019 - 10:30am
Digital Skills (Part of: )
Booking from Monday 19th August, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.    Basic iPhone, iPad, Tablet and Smartphone class. A five-week course for beginners. Part of the 'Getting Citizens Online' initiative.  
24/09/2019 - 3:00pm
Story Time (Part of: )
For 3-5 year-olds All welcome.
24/09/2019 - 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.
25/09/2019 - 9:45am
An exhibition about the life of Patrick O'Connell. Revered in Spain as ‘Don Patricio’, he captained the Irish soccer team and Manchester United a hundred years ago. As a manager, he won La Liga and was known as ‘the man who saved FC Barcelona’ from Franco.  He returned home alone and poor and was buried in an unmarked grave.   All welcome.
25/09/2019 - 10:30am
Booking from Monday 19th August, 6.30pm via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/musical-tots-25092019-tickets-67247471999   Fun, interactive workshop for children aged 6 months to 5 years and their parent / guardian.
25/09/2019 - 4:00pm
An 11-week course desgined to foster innovation and business skills in 5th & 6th class children. Participants will then sell their products at Lucan Library's Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday 7th December.   Attendance at Lucan Young Entrpreneurs Club Information Session on Saturday 14th September, 12:00pm - 1.30pm is mandatory - http://www.southdublinlibraries.ie/events/lucan-young-entrepreneurs-club-information-session
25/09/2019 - 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.  
25/09/2019 - 7:00pm
Reading 'The Pharmacist's Wife' by Vanessa Tait.   All welcome.
26/09/2019 - 9:45am
LEO Mentoring (Part of: )
Mentoring sessions with the South Dublin Local Enterprise Office. For further information, please refer to https://www.localenterprise.ie/SouthDublin/Contact/
26/09/2019 - 9:45am
An exhibition about the life of Patrick O'Connell. Revered in Spain as ‘Don Patricio’, he captained the Irish soccer team and Manchester United a hundred years ago. As a manager, he won La Liga and was known as ‘the man who saved FC Barcelona’ from Franco.  He returned home alone and poor and was buried in an unmarked grave.   All welcome.
26/09/2019 - 2:00pm
The Art of Self-Care (Part of: )
Self-care made easy, with Brahma Kumaris Ireland   Calm anxiety Manage stress Increase well-being All welcome.  
26/09/2019 - 6:30pm
Irish for Beginners (Part of: )
Booking from Monday 16th September, 6.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-for-beginners-tickets-69397179833   A 10-week course, suitable for those looking to get started or who have some basic Irish already.   Places limited.
27/09/2019 - 9:45am
An exhibition about the life of Patrick O'Connell. Revered in Spain as ‘Don Patricio’, he captained the Irish soccer team and Manchester United a hundred years ago. As a manager, he won La Liga and was known as ‘the man who saved FC Barcelona’ from Franco.  He returned home alone and poor and was buried in an unmarked grave.   All welcome.
27/09/2019 - 10:00am
Xpert Diabetes Course (Part of: )
Booking essential. Contact Yvonne Ryan, Senior Community Dietitian. Tel: 076 6955950 or email: yvonne.ryan@hse.ie    6-week course, starting Friday 13th September. For people with Type 2 Diabetes, and run by HSE Community Dietitians. During the course you will learn how to: •   understand your diabetes more •   manage your weight •   identify how your diet and lifestyle can affect your diabetes •   read and understand food labels •   prevent diabetes health problems and •   improve your overall health.   Part of Health & Wellbeing Week, 2019.


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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