Events in Louth Library Service

Online Events

Walking the Camino: If you are interested in someday walking the Camino trail, or you just enjoy hearing tales of travel, please join us for this relaxed online event of discussion and inspiration. Takes place online on Wednesday 25th May at 6.30pm. Register your place via https://book.timify.com/services?accountId=5f9a9eb964916511fcceae5f&hideCloseButton=true 

Decade of Centenaries Online Lectures - https://www.louthcoco.ie/en/services/library/decade-of-centenaries-2016-2023/

Dundalk Library. Tel: 042-9353190

May Events

Bealtaine Table Quiz: Calling all quizzers to the welcome return of the Bealtaine Table Quiz in Dundalk Library. Takes place Thursday 12th May at 2.30pm. All are welcome to attend, no booking required.

Flower Arranging Demonstration: Join Mary Bell Ryan for a Flower Arranging Demonstration where attendees will learn the techniques of creating fabulous floral displays as part of Bealtaine. Takes place Tuesday 17th May at 3pm. Spaces are limited and booking is essential. Book via the issue desk or email libraryhelpdesk@louthcoco.ie

Monster Doodle: Storytime and Monster Doodle taking place Saturday 21 May at 3pm. Suitable for ages 3-8, no booking required.

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

Baby Book Club: Explore the benefits of reading to your baby from an early age. Takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at 10.30am

Welcome for Ukraine: Dundalk Library host a welcome for Ukrainians and host families in the Dundalk area every Thursday at 4pm. This informal gathering will be an opportunity for Ukrainians of all ages and host families to meet others in the same position. Louth Library Service will provide refreshments, information on library services and supports, games for younger attendees and most of all a safe warm welcome for all who attend.

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.

Tel: 042-9353190; Email: libraryhelpdesk@louthcoco.ie Follow us on twitter: @Louthcoco.

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Drogheda Library. Tel: 041-9876162

May Events

Tracing Your Family History: Free Genealogical and Family History Consultation on a one-to-one basis with Drogheda Library's Local Studies Librarian as part of Bealtaine. Takes place Thursday 12th May from 10am-3pm. Booking is essential. Contact the issue desk on 0419876162 for booking.

Tracing Your Family History: Free Genealogical and Family History Consultation on a one-to-one basis with Drogheda Library's Local Studies Librarian as part of Bealtaine. Takes place Thursday 19th May from 10am-3pm. Booking is essential. Contact the issue desk on 0419876162 for booking.

Storytime with Annemarie: Come along and join us for a morning of songs, nursery rhymes and lots of great stories on Saturday 28th May at 11.30am. No booking required.

June Events

Celebrating Ukrainian Craft: Join this craft workshop where you will make Berehynias, traditional Ukrainian dolls. With Ukrainian artist Olga Duka, you will learn about Berehynias the Slavic goddess and protector of the home and make your very own doll. Takes place Saturday 11th June at 11am and at 2pm. Suitable for ages 9-12, places are limited and booking is essential. Reserve your spot via https://book.timify.com/services?accountId=5f9a9eb964916511fcceae5f&hideCloseButton=true

Ongoing Events:

Parent & Toddler Group: Every Thursday @ 10.00am

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 first Wednesday of every month @ 10.30am.

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

 

Ardee Library. Tel: 041-6859023

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

May Events

Mastering Fact & Fiction: In this creative writing workshop, author Maeve A. Devoy will unravel the roots of fact and fiction, before detailing her top writing tips and techniques. The group will then get to work, embarking upon the story they have been itching to tell. Takes place Tuesday 24th May at 6pm. Places are limited, booking is essential. Book via the issue desk or email libraryhelpdesk@louthcoco.ie

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

April Events

Dunleer Library. Tel: 041- 6859016

April Events

Links 

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

http://www.newstalk.ie/shelflife