Lucan Library, Events & Activities, November & December, 2018

Hello from Lucan Library!

 

Please find following updated information on our events and activities for November and also, for December, 2018.

 

Unless 'All welcome' is stated, booking is essential, and as stated for each event. 

 

Please note, some events may be booking on different dates or at different times from others.

 

Booking for all events on Eventbrite can be reached via http://lucanlibrarydublin.eventbrite.com or directly via the web addresses listed under the specific events below.

 

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

 

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Family Time at Your Library

 

Story Time

Tuesdays, 3.00pm

For 3-5 year-olds

All welcome.

 

Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday 1st December, 9.45am - 4.30pm

From candles to soaps and everything in between - support local crafts people and pick up some nice presents for Christmas!

All welcome.

(There is still a small number of stalls available for any crafts people who wish to participate. Contact the library on 01-6216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or call in).

 

Mellow Chords Barbershop Quartet

Saturday 1st December, 11.00am - 12.00pm

Enjoy the festive cheer with a morning of song and merriment!

All welcome.

 

Captain HoHo Magic Show

Saturday 1st December, 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Arrrrrrh you ready to set sail on a voyage of Christmas fun and imagination?  Captain Ho-Ho will amaze the kids and grown-ups alike with magic and mirth. See Captain Ho-Ho make water disappear over a child's head, conjure a pirate flag from thin air, and take a playing card out of a sealed orange. During this magic show Captain Ho Ho tells tales of his adventures on the high seas that will have everyone laughing.

All welcome.

 

Miracle on 34th Street

Thursday 13th December, 6.00pm - 8.00pm

A showing of the classic Christmas film.

All welcome.

 

‘Twas the night before Christmas – Festive Storytime

Tuesday 18th December, 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Special festive storytime with Sarah Tully. Wear pyjamas, and bring your favourite Teddy or other cuddly toy.

Book one ticket per child attending, no ticket needed for adult.

Booking from Monday 19th November, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/twas-the-night-before-christmas-festive-storytime-tickets-52488882661

 

Sarah's Christmas Sing-Along

Wednesday 19th December, 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Join the staff of Lucan Library for a festive sing-along. Some of them might even wear Christmas jumpers.... except for Scrooge!

All welcome.

 

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Children’s Book Club

Tuesday 4th & 18th December, 3.45pm - 4.45pm.

For 10-12 year-olds.

Booking now open. Limited places available. Contact the library on 01-6216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie or call in.

 

Toddler Time

Wednesday 5th December, 10.00am - 11.00am

With Sarah

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

Booking from Monday 19th November, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/toddler-time-05122018-tickets-52486684085

 

Art & Creativity with Elena

Wednesday 5th December, 3.30pm - 4.30pm

For 6-8 year-olds.

Booking from Monday 19th November, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/art-creativity-with-elena-6-8-yrs-05122018-tickets-52488760295

 

Art & Creativity with Elena

Wednesday 12th December, 3.30pm - 4.30pm

For 9-11 year-olds.

Booking from Monday 19th November, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/art-creativity-with-elena-9-11-yrs-12122018-tickets-52489299909

 

Gymboree

Friday 14th December, 10.00am - 11.00pm

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

Booking from Monday 19th November, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/gymboree-14122018-tickets-52489446347

 

Coderdojo

Saturday 15th December, 12.00pm - 2.00pm

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.

Booking from Wednesday 5th December, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/coderdojo-15122018-tickets-52490585755

 

Musical Tots

Wednesday 19th December, 11.30am - 12.30pm

Fun, interactive workshop for children aged 6 months to 5 years and their parent / guardian.

Booking from Monday 19th November, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/musical-tots-19122018-tickets-52490829484

One ticket per child attending.

 

Ukulele for Beginners

Starts Monday 26th November, 5.30pm - 6.15pm 

Four-week course (continues on 3rd, 10th, & 17th December). Beginner's level. Ukuleles will be supplied, but you can bring your own too!

Places limited. Suitable for 8-12 year-olds.

Booked out. Waitlist only via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/ukulele-for-beginners-tickets-51293166241

Please note this session of classes will be repeated in January. In the interests of fairness to all of our patrons, those who participate in the December session will not be permitted to attend the January session.

 

 

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There are still places available for the following events in November:

 

 

Resilience with Geraldine Nolan

Wednesday 14th November, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Career and Life Coach, Geraldine Nolan, will give a talk on resilience and self-care, in work and in life.

Suitable for adults only.

Booking now open. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

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Social Inclusion Week

 

Love, Light, Laughter with Eileen Casey

Friday 23rd November, 11.00am - 1.00pm

Gentle movement to music (to suit all ages), together with meditation and chakra-balancing will nurture the mind, body and spirit. Love, Light, Laughter, through use of colour, oils and cards, is a feast for all the senses.

Booking now open. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

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Work Matters Expo

 

Online Resources with Tony Reid

Monday 26th November, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Explore South Dublin Libraries' free online resources to help you in your search for employment and up-skilling. Facilities available include e-books, e-magazines, newspapers, online-learning, language-learning, trade journals and wirefeeds.

Booking now open. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

Competency-based Interviews

Wednesday 28th November, 6.30pm

A Work Matters event with Vincent Delaney. Learn how to confidently meet the challenges of competency-based interviews.

Booking now open. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

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Classic Crime Fiction: 1960s to present with Declan Burke

Monday 19th November, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

As part of our Classic Crime Club, author Declan Burke will be joining us to discuss classic crime novels from 1960 to the present day. Declan Burke is an author, editor and journalist who writes and broadcasts on books and film for a variety of media outlets, including the Irish Times, RTE and the Irish Examiner.

Booking now open. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

Classic Crime Film Club

Wednesday 21st November, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Showing 'A Touch of Evil'.

All welcome.

 

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Lucan Knitting Club

Mondays 10.30am – 12.00pm

All welcome.

 

Lucan Men’s Shed

Monday 3rd December, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Local group meeting. New members welcome.

 

Adult Creative Writing Group

Thursday 6th & 20th December, 10.00am – 12.00pm

New members welcome.

 

Chair Yoga

Friday 7th December, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Experience the benefits of gentle yoga from the comfort of your chair! With Patricia Crimin.

Healthy Ireland at your library.

Booking from Monday 19th November, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

Society for Old Lucan

Saturday 8th December, 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Local history group meeting.

All welcome.

 

Christmas Patchwork Decorations Workshop

Monday 10th December, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Suitable for adults only.

Get yourself in the Christmas spirit and make some quilted Christmas decorations with Eleanor.

Booking from Monday 19th November, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

Christmas Flower Arranging

Thursday 13th December, 10.30am - 12.30pm

Pick up some great tips on how to decorate your home and festive table this Christmas with floral artist Brenda, and create your own piece to take home. 

Participants should bring a pair of sharp scissors.

Booking from Monday 19th November, 9.45am. Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, 01-6216422, or call in.

 

Japanese Family Group

Thursday 13th December, 2.30pm - 4.30pm

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

 

Cuidiú

Monday 17th December, 1.00pm - 3.00pm

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

 

Lucan Library Book Club

Wednesday 19th December, 7.00pm - 8.00pm

Discussing 'A Keeper' by Graham Norton.

New members welcome.

 

Library to Home Service

Friday 21st December, 10.00am - 12.00pm

For those who are unable to come to the library.

Contact the library on 01-6216422, email: lucan@sdublincoco.ie.

 

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Please click here to view our current events brochures.

 

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

 

 

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

 

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