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Special Events

February 2017

  • Friday, 17 February 2017
    Computers for Beginners
    Seán Lemass Public Library 10.30am-12.30pm
    Volunteers from Friends Ireland will provide introductory computer/laptop/tablet/smartphone classes in Shannon Libraryeach Friday morning. The classes are free but places are limited. Names can be placed on a waiting list for future classes. A course of classes runs for 4 weeks, contact the library on 061-364266 for further information.
  • Friday, 10 February 2017
    Computers for Beginners
    Seán Lemass Public Library 10.30am-12.30pm
    Volunteers from Friends Ireland will provide introductory computer/laptop/tablet/smartphone classes in Shannon Libraryeach Friday morning. The classes are free but places are limited. Names can be placed on a waiting list for future classes. A course of classes runs for 4 weeks, contact the library on 061-364266 for further information.
  • Friday, 3 February 2017
    Computers for Beginners
    Seán Lemass Public Library 10.30am-12.30pm
    Volunteers from Friends Ireland will provide introductory computer/laptop/tablet/smartphone classes in Shannon Libraryeach Friday morning. The classes are free but places are limited. Names can be placed on a waiting list for future classes. A course of classes runs for 4 weeks, contact the library on 061-364266 for further information.

January 2017

  • Saturday 28th January 2017
    Children’s storytime & mini craft session.
    Kilrush Public Library at 11am

    Listen to the beautiful ‘Owl Babies’ and other owl related stories, followed by a craft session.
    Suitable for 3 – 7 year olds.
  • Friday, 27 January 2017
    Computers for Beginners
    Seán Lemass Public Library 10.30am-12.30pm

    Volunteers from Friends Ireland will provide introductory computer/laptop/tablet/smartphone classes in Shannon Libraryeach Friday morning. The classes are free but places are limited. Names can be placed on a waiting list for future classes. A course of classes runs for 4 weeks, contact the library on 061-364266 for further information.
  • Friday 27th January 2017
    Chinese New Year Crafts for Children
    Dr. Patrick J. Hillery Library, Miltown Malbay 3.30 pm – 4.30pm

    To celebrate the beginning of the Chinese New Year children between 5-11 years of age are invited to come along and help library staff make Chinese Lanterns and Dragon Masks for each child to take home.
    This is a free event and all materials will be supplies but numbers are limited so please ring the library at 065-7084822 to secure a place.
  • Wednesday, 25th January 2017
    Computer Classes
    De Valera Public Library, Ennis 10am-12pm

    Volunteers from the Clare branch of Friends Ireland will provide computer classes in Ennis Library each Wednesday morning. Anyone interested in upskilling, learning about mobile devices, social media or what exactly an app is can sign up at the library for these classes. A course of classes runs for 4 weeks & classes are free of charge but places are limited. Names can be placed on a waiting list for future classes. Contact the library on 065-6846353 for further information.
    Friends Ireland is also looking to recruit volunteer tutors for this service. No experience necessary; full training provided; small groups with only 3 learners per tutor. Call 085-7043142 to find out more or visit the Friends Ireland website.
  • Tuesday 24th January 2017
    New Teen Book and Film Club
    Scariff Public Library at 6pm.

    Would you be interested in meeting other teenagers interested in books and film?
    Come along to our first meeting on the 24th to get more infomation on the club.
    Drink and snacks provided.
  • Monday, 23rd January 2017
    Ennis Book Club Festival 2017 Launch
    De Valera Public Library, Ennis at 6pm

    Mayor of Ennis, Ann Norton will launch the 2017 Ennis Book Club Festival programme in the De Valera Library on Monday, 23rd January at 6pm. The launch will feature a reading by award-winning author Lisa McInerney, and performances by the Clare Youth Theatre and Etain McCooey. This year's Book Club Festival includes a range of national and international contributors such as 2FM presenter Rick O’Shea, the host of Ireland’s largest online book club, poet Paul Durcan and author Rose Tremain. The Festival will also feature the staging of the first Irish Times Book Club in Ennis. There will also be events for children and young adults in conjunction with Clare County Library. For further details on the launch contact De Valera Library on 065-6846353. Further information on the Ennis Book Club Festival is available at www.ennisbookclubfestival.com.
  • Friday, 20th January 2017
    Movie Screening – “O Brother Where Art Thou?”
    Killaloe Public Library at 7.30 pm

    O Brother, Where Art Thou? is a 2000 adventure film directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, and starring George Clooney, John Turturro, and Tim Blake Nelson, with John Goodman, Holly Hunter, and Charles Durning in supporting roles. Set in 1937 rural Mississippi during the Great Depression, the film's story is a modern satire loosely based on Homer's epic poem, Odyssey.
    (Cert. 12A). This is a free event and all are welcome. Tea/coffee provided.


Ongoing Events

Corofin Public Library

de Valera Public Library, Ennis

Ennistymon Public Library

Kilkee Public Library

Killaloe Public Library

Kilrush Public Library

Lisdoonvarna Public Library

Miltown Malbay Public Library

Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library

Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon

Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge

Scariff Public Library

Tulla Public Library

 

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