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Leabharlann Phoiblí Seán Lemass, An Sionna
Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon

Contact: Ms. Dolores Meaney, Sean Lemass Public Library, Town Centre, Shannon, County Clare.
Tel: (061) 364266

Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, is the principal library of the Southern Region. The library's stock is 35,000 volumes including substantial adult fiction, adult non-fiction and children's collections. There is also a substantial reference section and a collection of materials devoted to County Clare. This library also manages the Irish Joint Fiction Reserve Scheme for the county. Shannon Scrabble Club meets in the library weekly, and there is also a weekly storytime session and occasional craft sessions for children.

Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, has a stock of over 23,100 books for adults, and 11,700 books for children. Music (on CD) and film (on DVD) collections are also available for borrowing, and there are twelve free public access internet PCs and four free desktop application PCs.

Free WiFi now available.
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Surfbox self-service Print-Scan-Copy station now available.
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Opening Hours:

Monday 10.00 a.m to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Tuesday and Friday 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday 10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Saturday 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Regular events:

Children's Summer Activities

The Internet and Email for Beginners
Wednesdays 10.00am - 11.00am
These drop-in classes take place each week for one hour and are run by library staff, and provide an introduction to the Internet and Email. Sessions are free of charge.

Introduction to Online Resources
Wednesdays 10.00am - 11.00am
Library staff will explain how to access our various online resources such as Mango Languages (learn over 70 languages online) and Universal Class (free access to over 400 online courses in various subjects). E-books and e-audiobooks are also available through Borrowbox and online magazines through Zinio.

Storytime for children
Tuesdays at 4.00pm for children age 4 - 6 yrs.

Scrabble Club for Adults
Held weekly on Wednesday at 2.00pm

Adult Book Club
Book Club meetings are held monthly. New members are always welcome.
More information

Children's Book Club
A reading group for children which meets monthly (apart from summer months) to discuss books chosen in advance by library staff and the children themselves.
More information

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Shannon Public Library
Painting of Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, by Tomás O'Maoldomhnaigh, Clare County Library Collection

Map of Shannon ©2010 Ordnance Survey Ireland,540534,662355,7 © 2010 Ordnance Survey Ireland

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