Events.

  • February 2018
Malahide Library

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 10:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Thursdays @ 10.00 – 11am Parent and Toddler group meet every Thursday morning to socialize, play games and learn.

Malahide Library

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Thursdays @ 11.30am-12.30pm. Practice speaking Irish in an informal setting at this weekly Irish conversation group. Every Thursday @ 11.30am. New members welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 13:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Blanchardstown Library Show hosted by Ronan O'Malley is broadcast every Monday at 1.15pm on 92.5 Phoenix FM. The Library Show features news from Blanchardstown Library, library events , book reviews, author interviews and much more! Tune in to The Library Show every Monday at 1.15pm on http://phoenixfm.ie/

Howth Library

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 15:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Calling all magizoologists!! Join us for an exciting 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' themed event. Get sorted into your Hogwart’s House with quizzes and lots of games!!

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 10:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Informal French conversation group to help people to improve their French language skills - meets every Saturday at 10am in Blanchardstown library. All Welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 12:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Improve your Irish language skills, join the conversation group every Saturday at 12pm in Blanchardstown library.

Balbriggan library

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 14:00:00 Z

Booking Required

Angela Buckley's workshop shares methods of making natural skin care products, based on aroma-therapeutic principles. To book a place phone 018704401 or email.

Malahide Library

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 16:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Conversation only - a reasonable level of fluency required. Group meets every Monday afternoon @ 4.30pm

Malahide Library

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Group takes place every Monday evening at 6.30pm. All Levels Welcome! Please book at Malahide Library/phone 87004430/ email: [email protected]

Rush Library

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Stella O'Malley is a psychotherapist, best selling author and public speaker with many years experience as a mental health professional. Come along to hear Stella talk about her best selling book 'Bully-Proof Kids' which offers practical tools to help children grow up confident, resilient and strong.

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Improve your Spanish by joining this informal group which meets every Monday at 6.30pm in Blanchardstown Library

Malahide Library

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Tuesday 6th February @ 3.45pm. The first Tuesday of every month.

Rush Library

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Our quilting group meets every second Tuesday morning from 10.30 - 12.00 - the 6th and 20th this month. New members are always welcome.

Swords Library

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

The workshops for parents/guardians on the topic of their children’s internet safety and cyberbullying, including time for questions and offer parents an opportunity to consider how they can increase their child’s online safety and what to do if they suspect their child is experiencing cyber-bullying. Parents are encouraged to focus on how they can monitor their child’s use and online behaviour. Parents are provided with take home information that offers up to date information in relation to the apps their child may be using and associated safety considerations.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:45:00 Z

Booking Required

Tuesday 6th February, 18.45-19.45pm, Jill Barett, Personal Development Coach "Create a Winning CV". Practical tips & advice on creating a winning CV & cover letter with a review of what it takes to get your job application across the line in today’s marketplace.

Tuesday 13th February,18.45-19.45pm, Paul Cleary, Consultant "The New You" How to plan for a new job or a change in career direction. Part II.

Sat 17th February,11.30am-15.00pm, Jill Barett, Personal Development Coach " CV Clinic". One to one sessions with practical advice on how you can optimise the content of your CV to give yourself the best chance of getting the job you want.

Tuesday 20th February,18.45-19.45 , Jill Barett, Personal Development Coach, "Finding Work Opportunities / Using LinkedIn". How to use your time most effectively during the job search and learn how a great online presence can help you to secure the best opportunities.

Tuesday 27th February, 18.45-19.45pm, Sinéad McNerney, Adult Education Guidance Counsellor, "Returning To Education – What are my Options?". Information about further education: Third Level, PLCs and conversion courses in Dublin.

Booking is essential, and can be done at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563.

Malahide Library

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Every Wednesday @ 3.00 - 4.00pm. For 7-12 years olds. Make new friends and play chess at our weekly Chess club. New members welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Parent & Toddler Group meet in Blanchardstown Library every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm. All welcome to drop in at any stage.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Improve your English conversation skills by coming along for an informal & casual English chat, drop-in, no teacher every Wednesday from 6pm.

Rush Library

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Scrabble Club meet every Wednesday in the library at 6.30pm. All are welcome to join!

Balbriggan library

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

As part of Healthy Ireland Initiative, come along and learn about internet safety. Please book a place by phoning 018704401 or email [email protected]

Howth Library

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 10:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Need some hints or tips using your I Pad, I Phone or Tablet? Join Joyce Kelly on Friday mornings for an enjoyable introduction over four weeks. Course will commence on Friday, 9th February. Phone us on 8905026 or email us at [email protected] to book your place.

Blanchardstown Library

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:00:00 Z

Booking Required

Cool Foods School with Deirdre Doyle, Saturday 10th Feb at 2pm a family event for parents and children to learn about healthy food. Deirdre reads a Charlie and Lola story called “I will not never ever eat a tomato”. As she reads, she gives the children a taste of the foods featured in the story. Ages 3 –7 years.
Booking for Healthy Ireland events is essential, and can be done at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905560.

Rush Library

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 03:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Arts and Crafts session for ages 5-8 Please book by phoning 8708414

Swords Library

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

We can’t always be there to protect our kids as they make their way in the world. What we can do is equip them with the tools they need to ensure they have a positive social experience. Based on many years' experience counselling bullies and targets, Stella O'Malley offers concrete strategies to empower children and teenagers to deal confidently with bullying and dominant characters.

Balbriggan library

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

As part of Healthy Ireland Initiative and Arthritis Ireland, Peter Boyle will provide information on self-management tips for people living with arthritis. Please book a place by phoning 018704401 or email [email protected]

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:45:00 Z

Booking Required

Mindfulness: the art of loving and living - with Rita O'Donovan.
Wednesday 14th Feb 6.45 pm.
Booking for Healthy Ireland events is essential, and can be done at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905560.

Malahide Library

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:30:00 Z

Booking Required

This is a wonderful alternative for those who can’t get on the floor to do a traditional Yoga class sitting/lying down on a mat or those who may get fatigued by standing for longer periods of time. In this gentle class you will increase your flexibility, reduce stiffness, de-stress and find more energy as you use a chair to practice modified versions of traditional Yoga postures, as well as learning breathing and meditation techniques.

Balbriggan library

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:00:00 Z

Booking Required

Valentine Crafts for 4-8yrs, please book by phoning 018704401 or email.

Donabate/Portrane Library

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Thinking of volunteering? Fingal Volunteer Centre is your starting point!

Donabate/Portrane Library

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

Booking Required

We can’t always be there to protect our kids as they make their way in the world. What we can do is equip them with the tools they need to ensure they have a positive social experience. Based on many years' experience counselling bullies and targets, Stella O'Malley offers concrete strategies to empower children and teenagers to deal confidently with bullying and dominant characters. She identifies effective ways for families to cope when bullying occurs, including approaching the school authorities, communicating with the bully's parents and tips to tackle cyberbullying. Stella's common-sense approach will help your child, tween or teen to develop their emotional intelligence and will provide relief for families navigating the rapidly changing social environment, both online and in school.

Swords Library

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:30:00 Z

Booking Required

This Dogs’ Trust talk is targeted at dog owners, Parents and Grand Parents of Primary School Children. It gives advice on why dogs bite, signs dogs’ exhibit to show they are stressed.Contact Swords Library to book a place @ 8905894

Donabate/Portrane Library

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Parent & Toddler Group meet every Tuesday morning at 10.30am. Drop in and meet with other parents & toddlers.

Donabate Portrane Community & Leisure Centre

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

All are welcome to attend with babies and toddlers for stories and music.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Blanchardstown Baby Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 11.30am. Stories, songs and fun for children of pre-school age. Sign up at the desk or call 8905563. Next meeting takes place on Tuesday 20th February.

Malahide Library

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

The screening of Cinema Paradiso will take place in the lecture room of Malahide Library at 5.45pm on Tuesday 20th February. Cert PG.

Malahide Library

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:30:00 Z

Booking Required

This Dogs’ Trust talk is targeted at dog owners, Parents and Grand Parents of Primary School Children. It gives advice on why dogs bite, signs dogs exhibit to show they are stressed and other useful tips and hints on how to be keep our children safe around dogs. It is not just for families who have dogs of their own, as every child will come into contact with dogs at some stage, whether in another house, or out and about in the community. Booking Necessary. To book; phone 01 8704430, email: [email protected], or book at library desk.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

Fingal Volunteer Centre will have a stand in Blanchardstown Library on Wednesday 21st February from 3.30pm to 5pm to answer all your questions about volunteering & how to get started.

Malahide Library

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Held the last Thursday of every month from 10 to 11 am. Stories, songs and games with babies and toddlers.

Donabate/Portrane Library

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

The Crafting Circle meets every Thursday in the library at 11.00am - everyone is welcome to join - just bring along whatever craft you are working on!

Blanchardstown Library

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Friday February 23rd 10.30 am – 11.30 am Dogs’ Trust Talk for Adults. by Audrey Gough .This Dogs’ Trust talk is targeted at dog owners, Parents and Grand Parents of Primary School Children. It gives advice on why dogs bite, signs dogs exhibit to show they are stressed and other useful tips and hints on how to be keep our children safe around dogs. It is not just for families who have dogs of their own, as every child will come into contact with dogs at some stage, whether in another house, or out and about in the community.
Booking can be done at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563.

Balbriggan library

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Simply borrow this month's book, read it at your own pace and/or come along to the screening of the movie in the Library. This January we are reading Me before you by Jojo Moyes.

Donabate/Portrane Library

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 14:30:00 Z

Booking Required

The workshop, for children aged 8-11 years, involves a learning experience, followed by a building challenge. Then children are encouraged to apply their creativity through playing. Programmes are built around Lego proprietary model plans, designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks.

Malahide Library

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:00:00 Z

No Registration Required

Tuesday 27th [email protected] 6.45pm. This meeting takes place on the last Tuesday of every month.

Swords Library

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:30:00 Z

Booking Required

There will be storytelling and fun activities for pre-schoolers. Please contact Swords library to book a place: phone (01) 8905582 / 5894.

Donabate/Portrane Library

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:30:00 Z

Booking Required

This talk is targeted at dog owners, Parents and Grand Parents of Primary School Children. It gives advice on why dogs bite, signs dogs exhibit to show they are stressed and other useful tips and hints on how to be keep our children safe around dogs. It is not just for families who have dogs of their own, as every child will come into contact with dogs at some stage, whether in another house, or out and about in the community.

Howth Library

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:30:00 Z

Booking Required

The Tuesday Morning Book Club meet on the last Tuesday of every month at 11.30am. This month the group will discuss 'Journey By Moonlight' by Antal Szerb.

Rush Library

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 15:30:00 Z

Booking Required

Lego Workshop for children aged 8-11 years Please phone 8708414 to book a place

Swords Library

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:00:00 Z

Booking Required

The poetry workshop with Poet, Máighréad Medbh meets the last Tuesday of the month. Please contact Swords @ (01) 8905582 / 5894.

Malahide Library

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 18:30:00 Z

No Registration Required

We can’t always be there to protect our kids as they make their way in the world. What we can do is equip them with the tools they need to ensure they have a positive social experience. Based on many years' experience counselling bullies and targets, Stella O'Malley offers concrete strategies to empower children and teenagers to deal confidently with bullying and dominant characters.