Events

Date Title Location
29/08/2019 - 7:00pm

A talk by Turtle Bunbury, presenter of 'The Genealogy Roadshow' on RTE and author of 'Easter Dawn - the 1916 Rising' and 'The Glorious Madness - Tales of the Irish and the Great War'. Inspired by the centenary of Alcock and Brown's flight, Turtle will look at the diverse ways in which Ireland and the Americas have connected since the New World was discovered.

 

Booking advised at http://ballyroanlibrary.eventbrite.ie

 

A Decade of Centenaries event.

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Ballyroan Library
29/08/2019 - 11:00am

Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
29/08/2019 - 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.

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County Library, Tallaght
29/08/2019 - 10:00am
Babies Love Books (Part of: )

Rhymes, story and free play.

Ages 0-3

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
29/08/2019 - 10:00am

New members welcome.

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Lucan Library
28/08/2019 - 7:00pm

Discussing 'Normal People' by Sally Rooney.

New members welcome.

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Lucan Library
28/08/2019 - 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!

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County Library, Tallaght
28/08/2019 - 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.

 

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Lucan Library
28/08/2019 - 3:00pm
Lego Club (Part of: Summer activities)

Every Wednesday in August. Use your imagination and see what you can build with our great Lego sets. You can book more than one session. We have Duplo for the little ones. Booking from 1st August on Eventbrite at http://clondalkinlibrary.eventbrite.com.

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Clondalkin Library
28/08/2019 - 11:00am

Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
27/08/2019 - 3:30pm

Join us for story time followed by arts and crafts every Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Junior Library.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
27/08/2019 - 3:30pm
Storytime (Part of: )

Storytime every Tuesday at 3:30pm. Suitable for 3-6 year olds. All welcome!

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Ballyroan Library
27/08/2019 - 3:30pm

Suitable for ages 3-6.  Listen to stories and then do some arts and craft activities connected with the stories.  All welcome - there is no need to book. 

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Clondalkin Library
27/08/2019 - 11:00am

Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
26/08/2019 - 3:00pm
Make a Mini Hovercraft (Part of: Summer activities)

Use and old CD or DVD to make a mini hovercraft that works. All materials provided. For ages 8+. Booking from 1st August. Go to http://clondalkinlibrary.eventbrite.com to book. 

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Clondalkin Library
26/08/2019 - 11:00am

Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
26/08/2019 - 11:00am

Challenge your friends to a game of scrabble, monopoly, dominoes, snakes & ladders or ludo.

All welcome.

Every Monday except Bank Holidays.

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County Library, Tallaght
26/08/2019 - 10:30am

Lucan Knitting Club meets every Monday (except Bank Holidays) from 10.30am - 12.00pm.

All welcome.

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Lucan Library
26/08/2019 - 9:45am
South Dublin in 1919 (Part of: History and Heritage)

This exhibition places the War of Independence in the context of the wider social, economic and political life of the main towns in South County Dublin in 1919. The exhibition can be viewed upstairs during library opening hours. 

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Clondalkin Library
24/08/2019 - 3:00pm

A session of traditional Irish music.

All ages welcome.

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Lucan Library
24/08/2019 - 12:30pm

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
24/08/2019 - 11:00am
St Maelruain's Churchyard Tour (Part of: History and Heritage)

Meet at St Maelruain's Church, Main Street, Tallaght at 11am.

 

All welcome

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County Library, Tallaght
24/08/2019 - 11:00am
Pop-Up Chess Club (Part of: )

Age 7+

If you want to practise your chess over the summer, pop into the library to practise against other children.

All welcome!

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County Library, Tallaght
24/08/2019 - 10:00am

Every Saturday between 10.00am and 12.00 noon, this group meets to knit, sew and crochet.  The group  has no leader or teacher, just enthusiastic handicrafters eager to learn and happy to share advice and tips.

 

New members are always welcome.  No booking required, just come along.

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Clondalkin Library
23/08/2019 - 2:30pm

Join John Colgan, in Society for Old Lucan's guest lecture for Heritage Week 2019, an eminent local historan and author, for an illustrated talk on the history of the 18th-century Dublin to Mullingar toll road, which had turnpikes in Lucan village and on Leixlip bridge.

Booking now open via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/john-colgan-the-18th-century-toll-road-from-dublin-to-mullingar-via-lucan-tickets-62116100930

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Lucan Library
23/08/2019 - 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.

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County Library, Tallaght
23/08/2019 - 10:00am

For those who are unable to come to the library. New patrons welcome.

Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or 01-6216422.

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Lucan Library
22/08/2019 - 7:00pm

A lecture by Catriona Crowe, former Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland and a member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Part of South Dublin Libraries Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series

 

Booking advised on www.talib.eventbrite.ie

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County Library, Tallaght
22/08/2019 - 6:30pm

Historian and author, Dominic Price will give a talk on researching local history, introducing such tools as Maps, Newspapers, Archives, Police Records, and Church Archives, to mention but a few! This talk will have a Lucan flavour with aspects of local interest.

Booking from Monday 22nd July, 9.45am. Contact the library at 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or call in.

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Lucan Library
22/08/2019 - 4:30pm
Heritage Week: Irish History Live (Part of: History and Heritage)

Michael Moylan from Irish History Live will regale bloodthirsty children with the history of medieval England, not neglecting its civil wars, political intrigue, and cruelty! 

Suitable for ages 8 - 12.

Booking from Monday 22nd July, 8.30am, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-history-live-tickets-64733397334

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Lucan Library