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by Fingal Libraries on June 6, 2017.

At the beginning of May, Claire Fay challenged herself to give up Social Media for the month (click here to read about her challenge).  Here is Claire's follow up blog letting us know how it went: I am honestly so surprised that I’m writing this bl ...

Fingal Libraries – Trusted and Valued by the Community we serve

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by Fingal Libraries on May 24, 2017.

Fingal County Libraries delivers an innovative and engaging public library service to the citizens of Fingal. With a diverse audience, Library staff strive to improve and enhance the wellbeing of all members of the community. As a learning centre it suppo ...

Fingal Towns: History and Heritage

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by Fingal Libraries on May 15, 2017.

Over the last twenty years, there have been many books published dealing with the main towns and urban areas of Fingal. Some of them have been published by Fingal Libraries, as part of our policy of supporting local studies development. Swords in the N ...

Help us to help you!

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by Fingal Libraries on May 8, 2017.

How do you look for information on health? Librarians want to know! Tell us how you look for health information by filling out this survey.  We will use your answers to help us make it easier to find health information. We are HEAL: the Health ...

Put down the Phone and Pick up a Book!

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by Fingal Libraries on May 2, 2017.

Too many books, not enough time. That is my current dilemma. For the past few months I always seem to be rushing from one thing to the next. I never seem to have a minute to sit down, relax and read. As a person who loves reading, I find this is bizarre. ...

The Big Sports Quiz 2017 – Read and be active!

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by Fingal Libraries on April 11, 2017.

How can children read and be active at the same time?  Fingal Country Council’s Sports Office and Fingal Libraries annual Big Sports Quiz aims not only to improve children’s literacy but also encourages them to be physically active. This year, childr ...

Fingal County Council embraces Creative Ireland initiative

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by Fingal Libraries on April 3, 2017.

Enabling creativity in every community is a core pillar of the Creative Ireland Programme, an ambitious five-year initiative, from 2017 to 2022, which will place Ireland’s strongest assets – our culture and creative communities - at the centre of publ ...

Spring in to Story-time

Join Library staff in Fingal Libraries during the month of April for a range of story-time sessions under the “Spring into Story-Time” banner as part of the national initiative. Sign up for a Story-Time session by contacting your local Fingal Libra ...

Bealtaine 2017 in Fingal Libraries

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by Fingal Libraries on March 29, 2017.

Welcome to the season of 'Bealtaine' - the season of early Summer when new hope beckons to all nature. Bealtaine events are taking place during the month of May in Fingal Libraries and all over Ireland.   Music Appreciation with Ted Courtney ...

Fingal Libraries Development Plan 2017 – 2021: Consultation Process

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by Fingal Libraries on March 22, 2017.

Fingal Libraries Development Plan 2017 - 2021: Consultation Process Fingal County Council has started work on its Libraries Development Plan 2017 – 2021. It is a great opportunity for the Council to make a public statement about the development of l ...