January 2018 Events & Activities

Dear Friend,

Please find following our events and activities for the month of January 2018. 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, peaceful Christmas and winter holiday.

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 10 January, 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 Friday 5 January, 1.30pm via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

Musical Tots
Wednesday 17 January, 11.45am-12.45pm
Interactive musical workshop for pre-schoolers (6 months and older) with their parent/guardian.
Booking from Friday 5 January, 1.30pm, via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

Art & Creativity with Elena
Wednesday 17 January, 3.30-4.30pm
For 9-11 year olds
Booking from Friday 5 January, 1.30pm via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

CoderDojo
Saturday 20 January, 10am-12pm
Creative computer programming workshop
For 7-17 year olds. Parent to stay with child under 12.
Bring own laptop if you like.
Booking essential, from Friday 5 January. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

Art & Creativity with Elena
Wednesday 24 January, 3.30-4.30pm
For 6-8 year olds
Booking from Friday 5 January, 1.30pm, via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

Gymboree
Friday 26 January, 10-11am
Interactive musical workshop for pre-schoolers with their parent/guardian.   
Booking from Friday 5 January, 1.30pm, via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com/

 

Lucan Men’s Shed
Tuesday 9 January, 6.15-7.45pm
Local group meeting. New members welcome.

Cuidiú
Monday 22 January, 1-3pm
Local parenting support group, focussing on breastfeeding. (www.cuidiu.ie)

South Dublin Volunteer Centre
Tuesday 30 January, 2-4pm
Staffed stand with information on local volunteering opportunities.
All welcome to drop by.
   
Lucan Library Book Club
Wednesday 31 January, 7pm
Discussing 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' by Richard Flanagan
New members welcome

Children’s Book Club
Tuesday 23 January, 3.45pm
For 10-12 year olds
Booking required, from Friday 5 January. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

Library to Home Service
Friday 19 January, 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 4 & 18 January, 10am – 12pm
New members welcome.

Internet Classes for Adults
Tuesdays from 16 January
9.45am -11.15am (Beginners) or 11.15am -12.45pm (Improvers)
Five week course with Searsol
Introduction to internet security, email, searching, government services, shopping and more.
Booking required, from Friday 5 January. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

'Unleash Your Dark Side', Crime Writing Workshop
Wednesday 24 January, 6.30-8pm
with Louise Philips
Introduction to the art of writing crime with tips on how to create that page-turning story filled with memorable characters, pace, and passion, to keep the reader hooked.
Booking required, from Friday 5 January. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

New Beginnings – Mindfulness & Meditation
Thursday 25 January, 11am-12.30pm
with Patricia Crimin
Who are you? How are you? What would you like for yourself for the year ahead? As we welcome in 2018, take time to reflect as you let go some of the old to make way for the new.
Booking required, from Friday 5 January. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

Powered by Plants Cookery Demonstration
Tuesday 30 January, 6-8pm
With Dr. Ailis Brosnan. Learn how to make tasty, nutritious salads, smoothies, spreads and treats for an enjoyable healthy diet.
Booking required, from Friday 5 January. Contact the library on 016216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.
   
Exhibition: A Thousand Years of Irish Coins and  Currency
Month of January
by Seán Bollard
All welcome during library opening hours.

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