December/Christmas 2017 events & activities

Dear Friend,

Please find following our events and activities for the month of December, including Christmas events. Booking is as stated for each event.

Christmas opening arrangements - the library will be open until Friday 22 December, 4.30pm and re-open on Tuesday 2 January, 9.45am. We hope you have a
happy and peaceful Christmas and winter holiday.
Don't forget the Bake-Off tomorrow 18 November, 2-4pm, and the Craft Fair next Friday and Saturday, 24 and 25 November.
Regards,

Lucan Library

Lucan Library | Lucan Shopping Centre | Newcastle Road, Lucan, County Dublin, K78 V295 | Tel: +353 1 6216422 | Email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie | www.southdublinlibraries.ie

 

Story Time

Tuesdays, 3.00pm

For 3-5 year olds

All welcome

 

Toddler Time

Wednesday 6 December, 10-11am

With Sarah Tully

Fun, educational joint activity for pre-school children and their parent/guardian who helps their child participate, promoting literacy skills.

Booking from Monday 27 November, 1.30pm, via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

 

Chess for Beginners and Competent Players

Saturday 2 December, 10-11.30am

For 8-15 years

Group now full.

 

Art & Creativity with Elena

Wednesday 6 December, 3.30-4.30pm

For 9-11 year olds

Booking from Monday 27 November, 1.30pm, via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

 

Lucan Library CoderDojo Workshop

Saturday 9 December, 12-2pm

Creative computer programming workshop for 7-17 years of age.

Booking required, from Monday 27 November. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

 

Musical Tots

Tuesday 12 December, 11.45am-12.45pm

Interactive musical workshop for pre-schoolers (6 months and older) with their parent/guardian.

Booking from Monday 27 November, 1.30pm, via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

 

Art & Creativity with Elena

Wednesday 13 December, 3.30-4.30pm

For 6-8 year olds

Booking from Monday 27 November, 1.30pm, via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

 

Gymboree

Friday 15 December, 10-11am

Interactive musical workshop for pre-schoolers with their parent/guardian. 

Booking from Monday 27 November, 1.30pm, via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

 

***Christmas Events***

STEAM Christmas Cards

Thursday 7 December, 3.30-4.30pm

Design a seasonal card with an electronic circuit which lights up. 8-12 year olds.

Booking required, from Monday 27 November. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

 

A Mindful Christmas

Friday 8 December, 10.30am-12pm

- escape the bustle of Christmas preparations with a calming mindfulness session

With Patricia Fitzgerald

Booking required, from Monday 20 November. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

 

Christmas Film - 'Elf'

Saturday 16 December, 2-3.30pm

For age 9-11. PG - rated Parental Guidance.

Booking required, from Monday 27 November. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

 

Christmas Patchwork Decorations Workshop
Monday 4 December, 6.30-8pm

With Eleanor Ní Cheallaigh. (For adults.)

Booking required, from Monday 27 November. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

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Cuidiú

Monday 18 December, 1-3pm

Local parenting support group, focussing on breastfeeding. (www.cuidiu.ie)

 

Lucan Library Book Club

20 December at 7pm

Discussing 'We were the Mulvaneys' by Joyce Carol Oates

New members welcome

 

Children’s Book Club

Tuesday 5 & 19 December, 3.45pm

For 10-12 year olds

Reserve list only now

 

Library to Home Service

Friday 8 December, 10am-12pm

For those who are unable to come to the library. New borrowers welcome, contact the library on 01-6216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie.

 

Lucan Knitting Club

Mondays 10.30am – 12noon

All welcome

 

Adult Creative Writing Group

Thursday 7 & 21 December, 10am – 12pm

New members welcome.

 

Exhibition: Portraits & Sketches

1-22 December

By Tom McHugh

All welcome during library opening hours.

 

English Language Class for beginners

Tuesday 5 December 6.00pm -7pm

Last class of course.

 

English Language Class for improvers

Tuesday 5 December 7.00pm -8pm

Last class of course.

 

Basic Irish for Beginners Class / Rang Gaeilge

Thursday 7 December, 6pm – 7pm

Last class of course.

 

Irish for Parents of Children Learning Irish

Thursday 7 December, 7pm – 8pm

Last class of course.

 

Japanese Family Group

Thursday 7 & 21 December, 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Parent and children group with arts and crafts activities for local Japanese families.

 

Schools, crèches etc. welcome, by appointment, contact the library.