Events.

  • May 2018
Rush Library

Tue, 01 May 2018 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Rush Library quilting group meets every Tuesday morning from 10.30 - 12.00. New members are always welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 01 May 2018 18:45:00 +0100

Tuesday 1 May 18.45-19.45: Jill Barrett, Personal Development Coach, Making Presentations Week 1. Looking at the audience, purpose, content and structure, visual aids and use of technology.

Tuesday 8 May 18.45-19.45: Jill Barrett, Personal Development Coach, Making Presentations Week 2. Examining the role of voice, handling nerves, building rapport and potential challenges.

Tuesday 15 May 18.45-19.45: Jill Barrett, Personal Development Coach Making Presentations Week 3. Standing out in the world of making pitches, presentations and public speaking.

Tuesday 22 May 18.45-19.45: Michael Gough, Business Mentor, Effective Business Planning. The component parts of a business plan and how creative methods can be applied to ensure clarity and consistency.

Booking can be done at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 02 May 2018 10:00:00 +0100

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.

Rush Library

Wed, 02 May 2018 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Emma Finn from North Fingal Beekeepers Association will be here to tell us all about beekeeping.

Rush Library

Wed, 02 May 2018 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

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

Rush Library

Thu, 03 May 2018 10:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Toddler Time in Rush Library every Thursday morning. Plenty of toys and games available in our Community Room. All welcome to drop in anytime from 10 - 12.

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 07 May 2018 13:40:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The Blanchardstown Library Show hosted by Aoife & Meadhbh is broadcast every Monday at 1.40pm 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 1.40pm on http://phoenixfm.ie/

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 08 May 2018 10:30:00 +0100

Patricia Fitzgerald will give a workshop on the fascinating history and philosophy behind Mandala.
The workshops combine elements of guided meditations and art. Colour a pre-drawn mandala or create your own from scratch using markers, pens and pencils.
All materials supplied.
Booking can be done at the lending desk or calling 018905563

Malahide Library

Tue, 08 May 2018 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Practical tools to help your child grow up confident resilient and strong. A talk with psychotherapist Stella O’Malley. 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 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.

Rush Library

Wed, 09 May 2018 14:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Music Appreciation Talk with Ted Courtney: Wed. 9th May 2.30 – 3.30pm As part of the Bealtaine Festival, celebrating creativity as we age, please join us for a music appreciation talk with Ted Courtney. All welcome – no booking required

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 09 May 2018 18:45:00 +0100

Join us on Europe Day: Wednesday 9th May at 6.45pm
A Celebration of European music with Teresa O’Donnell and Emer Barry. Music by Bach, Balfe, Delibes, Puccini and Piaf. Special performance of the European anthem ‘Ode to Joy’ by Beethoven.
Booking can be done at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563

Blanchardstown Library

Thu, 10 May 2018 10:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

Blanchardstown Europe Direct Information Centre and Work Matters - the library’s Business, Enterprise and Employment Support Service in conjunction with the Local Enterprise Office in Fingal (LEO) are offering Business Advice Sessions in Blanchardstown Library on Thursday 10th and 24th May.
Booking is essential. : For more information and to book an individual session select here.

Howth Library

Sat, 12 May 2018 15:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

We are delighted to welcome Eugene O'Leary, ‘The Pedalling Pensioner’ to Howth library for this special event. Eugene needs no introduction and is well-known in the area for the wonderful fundraising he does for charity. Places are limited. To book, phone 01 8905026 or email [email protected]

Malahide Library

Mon, 14 May 2018 16:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

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

Malahide Library

Mon, 14 May 2018 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Group takes place every Monday evening at 6.30pm. This is an ongoing class. All Levels Welcome!

Howth Library

Mon, 14 May 2018 18:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Herbalist Jalé Egan will discuss healthy aging with herbs for vibrant health and wellness. She will give examples of simple herbal remedies that promote longevity, restore the body’s systems and alleviate conditions associated with aging. Call us at 01 8905026 or email [email protected]

Malahide Library

Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

5.45pm. Film Screening of Jimmy’s Hall is based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported from his own country as an ‘illegal alien’ from the authorities.

Blanchardstown Library

Tue, 15 May 2018 11:30:00 +0100

The Blanchardstown Baby Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 11.30am. This month join Nicola Foxe for Toddler Yoga Story time. Stories, songs and fun for children of pre-school age. Sign up at the desk or call 8905563. Next meeting takes place on Tuesday 15th May at 11.30am.

Rush Library

Tue, 15 May 2018 14:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Film screening: Tue. 15th May 2pm - Jimmy’s Hall The film chosen this year is ‘Jimmy’s Hall’ directed by Ken Loach. Jimmy’s Hall is based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported from his own country as an ‘illegal alien’. Set in rural Leitrim in the 1930s, the film tells the story of the dance hall Gralton opened where young could gather and have fun, incurring opposition from the authorities. All welcome – no booking required

Malahide Library

Tue, 15 May 2018 14:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Everybody is welcome to join us. If you play, bring along your instrument. If you sing just bring yourself and if you dance, then you'll be as welcome as the flowers in May or should we say 'Bealtaine'.

Balbriggan library

Wed, 16 May 2018 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Dogs Trust Talk aimed at parents, grandparents and childminders. This talk is targeted at dog owners, parents and childminders of primary school children. It gives advice on why dogs bite, and other useful tips on how to keep our children safe around dogs. All welcome.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 16 May 2018 14:30:00 +0100

They say life is a journey, sometimes bumpy, hopefully long with a lot of interesting stops along the way. Carnation Theatre will bring their play ‘Fuss on the Bus’ to the library - featuring comedy, drama, music, soundscapes, colourful costumes and sets - you donʼt want to miss this bus,
Wednesday 16th May at 2.30 pm

Rush Library

Thu, 17 May 2018 10:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Coeliac Awareness Talk: Thurs. 17th of May at 10.30am Coeliac awareness talk with Sarah Keogh from the Coeliac Association. According to the Coeliac Society: It is estimated that 1 in 100 people are affected by the disease with the incidence rising to 1 in 10 where a first blood relative has been diagnosed. All welcome – no booking required

Malahide Library

Thu, 17 May 2018 11:30:00 +0100

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.

Rush Library

Thu, 17 May 2018 14:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

Watercolour workshop with Kate Walsh: Thurs. 17th May, 2.30pm – 4.30pm Kate’s work has been published and she has 10 years teaching experience in the National college of Art and Design. Description of watercolour workshop: "Come to grips with this exciting medium and learn to paint like a master! All materials (paper, pencils paintbrushes and paint) provided. Places are limited so booking is required, Email [email protected] or phone 8708414

Howth Library

Fri, 18 May 2018 10:30:00 +0100

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 commences on Friday, 18th May 2018. Phone us on 8905026 or email us at [email protected] to book your place now.

Balbriggan library

Fri, 18 May 2018 14:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Nadia from Yoganamara will hold a chair based yoga as part of Bealtaine Festival. This class is also suitable for those in wheelchairs. Booking essential as places are limited.

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 21 May 2018 14:30:00 +0100

Jimmy’s Hall is based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported from his own country as an ‘illegal alien’.
Set in rural Leitrim in the 1930s, the film tells the story of the dance hall Gralton opened where young could gather and have fun, incurring opposition from the authorities.
Monday 21st May at 2.30 pm.

Blanchardstown Library

Mon, 21 May 2018 19:00:00 +0100

Monday 21st May 7pm-9pm
General Data Protection Regulation a talk by Ciaran Molumby (Business Development Manager and GDPR Practitioner).
Ciaran will give an overview of the new regulations hints & tips on cyber security.
Booking can be done at the lending desk or by calling 01 8905563.

Swords Library

Tue, 22 May 2018 10:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

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

Balbriggan library

Tue, 22 May 2018 18:45:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Tom Wolohan, an information security consultant will give a presentation on the impact of the new Data Protection regulations that are being introduced on 25th May. It will feature information on what GDPR is, and how it will affect your business. This talk is aimed at SME's Small, and Medium sized businesses.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 23 May 2018 15:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Blanchardstown/D15 Citizens Information Centre will be in the library to provide free, impartial and confidential information, advice and advocacy services on a wide range of civic and social entitlements such as social welfare, employment rights, and much more.
Specialist services are also available providing information in the areas of housing, immigration, financial advice, legal advice.
Wednesday 23rd May: 3.00pm - 5pm.

Blanchardstown Library

Wed, 23 May 2018 15:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Fingal Volunteer Centre will have a stand in Blanchardstown Library on Wednesday 23rd May from 3.30pm to 5pm to answer all your questions about volunteering & how to get started.

Malahide Library

Wed, 23 May 2018 18:30:00 +0100

No Registration Required

The new law will give individuals greater control over their data by setting out additional and more clearly defined rights for individuals whose personal data is collected and processed by organisations. The GDPR also imposes corresponding and greatly increased obligations on organisations that collect this data. The talk will focus on: a) What is GDPR (The Basics) b) A brief history of Data Protection in Europe c) The responsibility of the Data Controller under GDPR d) The Data Subjects Right (you) under GDPR e) Rules and penalties f) Subject access requests (requesting your information) g) Questions

Malahide Library

Thu, 24 May 2018 15:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Conversation Salons are relaxed, informal, café style gatherings that invite a wide variety of people to engage in uplifting and enriching conversations on a range of different topics. Whether you’re 19 or 90 years old, unemployed or a company CEO, a new member of your community or a long-time local, Conversation Salons bring together all different kinds of people at these friendly welcoming events where you meet new people and hear different opinions and ideas.

Malahide Library

Thu, 24 May 2018 18:30:00 +0100

Booking Required

It is estimated that 1 in 100 people are affected by the disease with the incidence rising to 1 in 10 where a first blood relative has been diagnosed. Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disease, those affected react abnormally when gluten is eaten. Symptoms include fatigue, mouth ulcers, stomach pain and stunted growth in children. If left untreated it can lead to more serious conditions like osteoporosis, anaemia and fertility issues. The disease can occur at any age and is a life-long condition. The only treatment is a gluten free diet

Swords Library

Tue, 29 May 2018 18:00:00 +0100

Booking Required

A monthly workshop in poetic form. We take an aspect of the craft and experiment with it. The results are then discussed. The workshop is led by poet, Maighread Medbh.

Balbriggan library

Wed, 30 May 2018 11:00:00 +0100

No Registration Required

Play: Carnation Theatre is delighted to bring us their play Fuss on the Bus. We will transform our performance space into a bus, with the audience as passengers coming along for the ride. Each year Mary and her best friend Bridie, take the 33 bus to Balbriggan. Each stop will represent a time in their lives from school days to free travel. Places are limited so please contact the library to book a place.