November events and activities

Dear Friend,

Please find following our events and activities for the month of November. Booking is as stated for each event.


Lucan Library

Lucan Library | Lucan Shopping Centre | Newcastle Road, Lucan, County Dublin, K78 V295 | Tel: +353 1 6216422 | Email: |

Story Time
Tuesdays, 3.00pm
For 3-5 year olds
Spooky Story Time on 31 October, dress up if you like!
All welcome

Toddler Time
Wednesday 1 November, 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.
Now booking, via

Chess for Beginners and Competent Players
Saturdays, 10-11.30am
For 8-15 years
Group now full.

Seasonal Art & Creativity with Elena (mid-term break)
Wednesday 1 November, 3-4pm
For 6-8 year olds
Now booking, 1.30pm, via

Song Writing Workshop (mid-term break)
Thursday 2 November, 3-4pm
With Sarah McHugh
For 8-11 year olds. Learn the basics of songwriting from an experienced singer/songwriter.
Now booking, contact the library on 016216422, email: or call in.

Film Showing: ‘Hocus Pocus’ (mid-term break)
Friday 3 November, 2.30pm
For 9-12 year olds. (PG film) All welcome (first come, first served).

Art & Creativity with Elena
Wednesday 8 November, 3.30-4.30pm
For 9-11 year olds
Booking from Wednesday 1 November, 1.30pm, via

Musical Tots
Friday 10 November, 11.45am-12.45pm
Interactive musical workshop for pre-schoolers with their parent/guardian.
Booking from Wednesday 1 November, 1.30pm, via

Meet the Author - Kim Hood
Wednesday 22 November, 11.30am-12.30pm
Teen author visit. Suitable for secondary school.
Now booking, contact the library on 016216422, email: or call in.

Thursday 30 November, 11.30am-12.30pm
Interactive musical workshop for pre-schoolers with their parent/guardian.   
Booking from Wednesday 1 November, 1.30pm, via

Social Inclusion Week   
The Great Lucan Bake Off!
Saturday 18 November, 2-4pm
Baking competition for adults. Three categories: Small bakes; Large bakes; Bread.
Judging and prizes for best entries.
Now booking, contact the library on 016216422, email: or call in.

Christmas Craft Fair
Friday 24 & Saturday 25 November, 10am-4pm
From fairy doors to flower arrangements, from jewellery to jam - we have all sorts of goodies to choose from so come along and get your Christmas presents early! Support local crafts people too.
We have space for a few more stalls and would be particularly interested in hearing from people doing baked goods, woodturning, sewn items etc. Contact the library as soon as possible to express your interest - phone 01-6216422, email: or call in.
South Dublin Volunteer Bureau
Tuesday 28 November, 2-4pm
Staffed stand with information on volunteering.
All welcome to drop by.

Monday 20 November, 1-3pm
Local parenting support group, focussing on breastfeeding. (

Lucan Men’s Shed
Monday 20 November, 6.15-7.45pm
Local group meeting. New members welcome.
Lucan Library Book Club
29 November at 7pm
Discussing 'The Sellout' by Paul Beatty
New members welcome

Children’s Book Club
Tuesday 7 & 21  November, 3.45pm
For 10-12 year olds
Reserve list only now

Library to Home Service
Friday 24 November, 10am-12pm
For those who are unable to come to the library. New borrowers welcome, contact the library on 01-6216422, email:

Lucan Knitting Club
Mondays 10.30am – 12noon
All welcome

Internet Classes for Adults
Tuesdays 7 November – 5 December, 9.45am -11.15am or 11.15am -12.45pm or 12.45pm - 2.15pm
With Searsol
Introduction to internet security, email, searching, government services, shopping and more.
Five week course, three time slots.
Now booking, contact the library on 016216422, email: or call in.   

‘Selfies & Portraits’: Readings from the Library After Dark Writers' Cafe
Saturday 11 November, 2-4pm.
An afternoon of poetry and prose with the Library After Dark writers' café from Clondalkin. The writers will perform original pieces from the Anthology "Selfies & Portraits" along with some new work.
All welcome.

Adult Creative Writing Group
Thursday 2 & 16 November, 10am – 12pm
New members welcome.
Exhibition: Lucan Photography club
13 November – 2 December

Clonburris SDZ public consultation display
22 September – 3 November 2017
Submission deadline 3 November 2017

National Accessibility Week exhibition
27 November – 4 December

English Language Class for beginners
Tuesdays 6.00pm -7pm

English Language Class for improvers
Tuesdays 7.00pm -8pm
Now fully booked.

Basic Irish for Beginners Class / Rang Gaeilge
Thursdays from 6pm – 7pm
Now fully booked.

Irish for Parents of Children Learning Irish
Thursdays from 7pm – 8pm
Now fully booked.

Japanese Family Group
Thursday 9 & 23 November, 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Parent and children group with arts and crafts activities for local Japanese families.

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