Events in Louth Library Service

Please be advised all ongoing library events are postponed until further notice.

Online Events

Irish Actors on an Imperial Stage: Grappling with the Legacies of Empire: Join Dr. Timothy G. McMahon of Marquette University, Wisconsin, as he discusses some of the ongoing debate about how Irish men and women engaged with the British (and other) empires in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Dr. McMahon will highlight some of the actions that helped build and manage imperial structures and the fitful ways in which Irish nationalisms helped undermine those structures as well. This talk takes place via Crowdcast on Tuesday 27th July at 7.30pm. Register via to save your spot.

Being Well Through the Menopause Journey: A talk on Perimenopause and Menopause, a holistic approach to keeping well with Brenda Rock on Wednesday 28th July at 7pm. Booking is essential, please register via to save your spot.

Preparing Your Child for Secondary School: A video workshop with Dr. Mary O'Kane for parents/guardians of children soon to enter Secondary School. Takes place on Thursday 5th August at 7pm; booking is essential. Register via to receive a link to the video on the day.

Be A Responsible Dog Owner: Join Audrey from Dogs Trust for this workshop for children, with quizzes about being a responsible dog owner and being safe around dogs. Suitable for 7-12 year olds, takes place online on Wednesday 11th August at 12pm. Places are limited and booking is essential. Register via to reserve your spot.

Rhyme and Sign Storytime: Rhyme and Sign storytelling session with Clever Little Handies taking place on Thursday 12th August at 11am. Free for parents with babies and toddlers from newborns up; places are limited and booking is essential. Register via to reserve your spot.

Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

Ongoing Events at Dundalk Branch Library

Irish Language Group: Intermediate level - Every Tuesday at 4pm.

Georgie Porgie Tots Corner, Parent & Toddler Group: Every Thursday @ 10am.

Adult Book Clubs: Rediscover the joy of reading and discuss your views with others. Please ask at desk for details

Junior Book Club: Encouraging reading & discussion, the Junior Book Club starts again on Wednesday February 5th at 3.45pm & fortnightly thereafter. Please contact Dundalk Library to register your child's interest as places are limited.

Baby Book Club: Explore the benefits of reading to your baby from an early age. Takes place on the second Wednesday of every month at 11.00am

eServices Demonstrations: Learn how to use our full suite of eServices with help from staff on the first Wednesday of every month from 3pm - 5pm. These eServices can be found HERE

WiFi Access is available to current Library members. Renew your Library membership today and avail of free WiFi in Dundalk, Drogheda and Ardee Libraries as well as several hot spots in Dundalk Town Centre. Ask at issue desk for registration details and PIN no.

Computer Classes for groups. If you are interested in updating your computer skills please phone Dundalk Library on 042-9353190 for further details. Free classes run throughout the year.

Please contact Dundalk Library for details of the above events.

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

Ongoing Events:

Parent & Toddler Group: Every Wednesday @ 10.30am

Baby Book Club: Explore the benefits of reading to your baby from an early age. Join us for lots of great stories, rhymes and songs. The Baby Book Club meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month.  Next meeting Wednesday 25th March at 10.30am.  All welcome.

Adult bookclub: Last Thursday of every month @ 2.30pm 

'Just Write' - Adult Creative Writing Group: 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month (2.30pm-4.00pm). New members welcome.


Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6859023

My Open Library has launched in Ardee Library. Click here for details

Ongoing Events:

Louth Volunteers drop in, every 2nd Thursday from 10.00-13.00

Adult Bookclub: Monthly meeting.

Beginner Computer Classes: Please contact the branch for details.

Active Retirement Chair Yoga Wednesdays from 11.00

Tapestry Group Wednesdays from 2.00

Carlingford Library. Tel: 042-9383020

Dunleer Library. Tel: 041- 6859016


Please see link below to the Newstalk Radio Documentary 'Shelf-Life',a day in the life of Louth Library Service