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Library Events 2007


Special Events
  • Children’s Art and Craft Workshop
    A Special Christmas Art & Crafts session will be held in Kilfinaghty Library, Sixmilebridge on Tuesday, 18th December 2007 at 4.00pm.
    The event is free and is suitable for ages 7-12 yrs.
    For more details, please contact Kilfinaghty Library on 061 -369678.
  • Christmas storytime, crafts and games in the new Scariff Public Library, Mountshannon Road.
    Come along on Thursday, 13th December 2007 at 3.30p.m. for a Christmas storyime, craft and games for ages 4-6.
    Kids aged 7-12 can make a Christmas craft on Tuesday, 18th December 2007 at 3.30pm.
    All materials will be provided. Numbers may be restricted.
    Telephone (061) 922893 for details.
  • Christmas Craft Session for parents, grandparents or carers of pre-school and/or primary school children in the new Scariff Public Library, Mountshannon Road. Hosted by The Clare Family Learning Project on Wednesday, 12th December 2007 at 10.00am
    Contact Margaret Lynch at (061) 640760 or Scariff Public Library at (061) 922893 for booking and information.
  • Clare Supported Employment information exhibition
    10th - 18th December incl. in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Clare Supported Employment Service presents information to create an awareness of success stories and information that supports people with disabilities and their employers.
  • Youthreach Art Exhibition
    10th - 15th December incl. in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Youthreach students host exhibition as part of their PLC, and to raise awareness of the course in the community.
    The exhibition Opening by the Mayor of Clare, Cllr. Patricia McCarthy takes place on Tuesday 11th December at 7.00 pm
  • Annual Christmas Craft Fair
    3rd - 8th December incl. Annual Christmas Craft Fair in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon. A variety of hand crafted items by local craftspeople make for a traditionally successful, seasonal Craft Fair.
  • Craft Fair Meeting
    Craft Fair preparatory meeting for annual Christmas Craft Fair
    Tuesday, 16th October at 7.00pm at the Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
  • Painting Exhibition
    Ireland & America West by Sri Lankan artist, Paul Weekera at the
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, 15th - 30th October inclusive
  • Clare County Library - Autumn Lecture Series 2007
  • Qikung for Children with Chris Beekman, Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon
    Tai Chi-like breathing, movement and visualization exercises for health, relaxation and fun! For children aged 8 - 12 years
    Tuesday, 14th August at 3.00 pm
    Tuesday, 21st August at 3.00 pm
    Tuesday, 28th August at 3.00 pm
  • Lectures - Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
    Kilkee Civic Trust will hold a series of lectures in the library in July and August.
    The lectures will take place on Wednesday evenings, beginning at 8.00p.m.
  • Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon Summer Activities for Children 24th July - 7th August 2007
  • Harry Potter Workshop - De Valera Branch, Ennis at 4.00pm on Friday, 20th July. This workshop will be hosted by Ciara McParland. Admission is free but places are limited. It is aimed at 8-12 year olds and all participants must dress as a Harry Potter character. The two best-dressed characters will win a copy of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'. Bookings can be made at 065-6846353 during library opening hours.
  • Harry Potter Workshop - Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon will celebrate the launch of the Harry Potter book on Friday, 20th July at 2.00pm with a Drama workshop by Ciara McParland. Ciara McParland of CBF Rap Workshop fame will run a Harry Potter session in the Shannon Library to mark the release of the J. K. Rowling’s title ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’. Children aged 9 to 13 years are invited in fancy dress and the two best dressed Harry Potter characters will receive one copy each of the book, after the official launch date of July 21st. The aim of the workshop is to bring children on an imaginary journey into the magical world of Harry Potter and his life at Hogwarts school of wizardry. Children are encouraged to explore and dramatize the book’s characters through role-play, story telling, drama, quizzes and games. The workshop aims to increase children’s passion for reading and it is designed to be a fun and exciting educational adventure. Advance booking is essential!
  • Harry Potter Workshop - To mark the release of "Harry potter and the Deathly Hallows", Killaloe library is running a workshop with Ciara McParland on Friday 20th July at 11.00am. 30 children (8-12 years) in fancy dress will enjoy an hour long fun and exciting workshop. The aim is to increase participant's passion for reading and learning by actively engaging them in the literary world that is particularly accessible and exciting for children through role-play, story telling, drama, quiz's and games.
  • Empowering the People: The Career and Achievements of Dr. Brendan O'Regan
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon 2nd July - 15th August 2007
    The Exhibition was inspired by the Dr. Brendan O'Regan Archive presented to Clare County Library by Shannon Development Company/Shannon Heritage. A free booklet accompanies the Exhibition which was created by the Clare Museum. The Library provides recorded interviews with Dr. O'Regan which are accessible in the Library on Audio CD disks.
  • De Valera Public Library Summer Activities for Children 2nd - 13th July 2007
  • Internet Training for Actively Retired
    Killaloe Library will be holding internet training for actively retired people through County Clare V.E.C., Clare Adult Basic Education Services every Monday morning during the month of June
  • Exhibition - Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee
    Ennis Artists are having an art exhibition in Kilkee Library 5th - 18th June 2007
  • Shannon Community Workshop Art Exhibition
    A first Art Exhibition by the Shannon Community Workshop and Community Employment employees. All participants are based around the Shannon Region. The Shannon Community Workshop is forty year old, and operates out of the Shannon Industrial Estate. It is supported by the H.S.E. and FAS. Over one hundred colourful works in mixed media by 30 people will be on exhibition in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, from the 28th May until Friday 22nd June incl.
  • Expressions
    'Expressions' is the theme of an Art Exhibition by Transition Year and 4th Year students attending St. Patrick's Comprehensive College, Shannon. The subject matter will be Portraits, and the medium acrylic. Sean Lemass Public Library 8th - 18th May 2007.
  • 'Ennis - My Home Town'
    An exhibition of photos and art by 3rd Class pupils of Ennis National Schools is on display in the Children's Section of de Valera Public Library from Thursday 26th April until Friday, 11th May, 2007. The display is organised by Ennis Pastoral Council.
  • Spinning and Weaving
    Geraldine O'Sullivan will demonstrate the arts of spinning and weaving at de Valera Public Library on Tuesday, 8th May at 11.30 a.m. as part of the Bealtaine Festival. All are welcome to attend.
  • Really Useful English
    Classes in Really Useful English delivered by Clare Adult Basic Education Services
    take place on Thursday mornings from 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon from 19th April for eight weeks until 7th June 2007.
  • Interculturalism
    Posters by children from twenty three countries attending St. Conaire's National School in Shannon are currently displayed in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    The colourful posters in the first languages of the children, depict their love of books and reading with the flags and alphabets of their native countries.
    The display continues in Sean Lemass Public Library from 19th April until 8th May.
  • 'Flowers & Cows'
    A Painting Exhibition by Neil & Riana Breebaart in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, 13th - 30th April 2007. Both artists are from Pretoria. They work with oils on large canvases.
  • From There to Here
    A Clare Museum Exhibition relating to the State visits of the Hillery Presidency 1976 - 1990. Visit the exhibition and pick up a free illustrated guidebook in Sean Lemass Library from 12th - 30th April 2007
  • Scéalaí Niall de Búrca
    A bi-lingural feast of stories by Niall de Búrca, one of Ireland's finest traditional storytellers. Niall will spin his favourite tales of the oceans, giants, magical rocks and fairy women. Join him as he transports you to places near and far with stories that are funny, serious, wise and interactive.... all at once.
    Tulla Library, Thursday, 15th March at 4p.m.
  • Scéalaí Niall de Búrca
    A bi-lingural feast of stories by Niall de Búrca, one of Ireland's finest traditional storytellers. Niall will spin his favourite tales of the oceans, giants, magical rocks and fairy women. Join him as he transports you to places near and far with stories that are funny, serious, wise and interactive.... all at once.
    Scariff National School, Thursday, 15th March at 1p.m.
  • Scéalaí Niall de Búrca
    A bi-lingural feast of stories by Niall de Búrca, one of Ireland's finest traditional storytellers. Niall will spin his favourite tales of the oceans, giants, magical rocks and fairy women. Join him as he transports you to places near and far with stories that are funny, serious, wise and interactive.... all at once.
    Killaloe Library on Thursday 15th March at 11a.m .
  • Am Scéalaíochta do dhaoine óga, Seachtain na Gaeilge in De Valera Library, Ennis
    Wednesday, 14th March at 10.30a.m.
  • Gabriel Rosenstock will give a workshop on Haiku poetry as part of our celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge on Friday, 9 March at 6.30p.m. in Kilrush Public Library.
  • Gabriel Rosenstock will give a workshop on Haiku poetry as part of our celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge on Friday, 9 March at 11am in De Valera Public Library.
  • Ré Ó Laighléis will visit Shannon Library and enthusiastically read and discuss his several books on Friday 9th March, Seachtain na Gaeilge from 10.30a.m. - 12.00 noon in a bi-lingual workshop for Secondary School children.
  • Una Ní Fhlanagáin, who presents the programme Sile on TG4, will visit Kilkee Library on Thursday 8th March at 11a.m., to talk about how she got into presenting and her work with TG4
  • Una Ní Fhlanagáin, who presents the programme Sile on TG4, will visit Lisdoonvarna Library on Thursday 8th March at 2.30p.m., to talk about how she got into presenting and her work with TG4
  • Ré O'Laighléis will give a bilingual reading in Kilmihil Library aimed at Secondary School students as part of our celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge. That talk will take place on Thursday, 8 March at 1.30p.m.
  • Ré O'Laighléis will give a bilingual reading in DeValera Library aimed at Secondary School students as part of our celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge. That talk will take place on Thursday, 8 March at 10a.m.
  • Am Scéalaíochta do dhaoine óga, Seachtain na Gaeilge in Newmarket-on-Fergus Library on Wednesday, 7th March at 2p.m.
  • Am Scéalaíochta, Seachtain na Gaeilge in Shannon Library
    on Wednesday, 7th March at 11.45a.m. with Marie Clohessy, a member of Clare Library staff.
  • Am Scéalaíochta do dhaoine óga, Seachtain na Gaeilge in Kildsyart Library
    on Tuesday, 6th March at 12noon.
  • Am Scéalaíochta do dhaoine óga, Seachtain na Gaeilge in Kilmihil Library
    on Tuesday, 6th March at 2p.m.
  • Am Scéalaíochta do dhaoine óga, Seachtain na Gaeilge in Kilrush Library
    on Monday, 5th March at 11.45am
  • Am Scéalaíochta do dhaoine óga, Seachtain na Gaeilge in Corofin Library
    on Monday, 5th March at 1.30p.m.
  • Am Scéalaíochta do dhaoine óga, Seachtain na Gaeilge in Kilkee Library
    on Monday, 5th March at 2p.m.
  • Archivist Roisin Berry will give a talk on the 'Kate O'Brien Papers' in DeValera Public Library on Sunday, 4 March from 12.15 to 12.45 as part of the Ennis Bookclub Festival.
  • Ré O'Laighléis will give a bilingual reading in DeValera Public Library on Saturday, 3 March from 11.45 to 12.45 as part of the Ennis Bookclub Festival.
  • The Mind's Eye is the title of a joint Art Exhibition by Pat Ryan and Christine Watkins from 1st - 31st March in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Pat Ryan will show his photography works and Christine Watkins her acrylic paintings.
  • World Book Day, 1st March 2007 - Readathon
    To mark this day, a Readathon will be held in all libraries that are open on the day; Ennis, Ennistymon, Kildysart, Kilkee, Killaloe, Kilrush, Lisdoonvarna, Miltown Malbay, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Shannon, Sixmilebridge and Tulla.
    Schools and members of the public are invited to do short readings from books of their choice throughout the day in the library. Book your place by contacting your local library. Contributions may be made, if desired, to Book Aid International which provides books for children in Sub-Saharan Africa and Palestine. For more information on Book Aid International see www.bookaid.org
  • World Book Day, 1st March 2007 - The Artist Speaks
    Artist Pat Ryan speaks about his work and explores the relationship between photography and painting in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon on Thursday, 1st March, between 11.00am and 12.30pm. Admission Free.
  • Really Useful English
    Classes in Really Useful English delivered by Clare Adult Basic Education Services continue from 1st February - 8th March 2007 on Thursday mornings from 10.30am to 12.30pm in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
  • World Book Day Competition for under 18s
    Design a Book Cover for the new Harry Potter title, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'.
    Entry forms available in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon and online at www.clarelibrary.ie
    Closing date Tuesday 27th February.
  • Killaloe Library book club's meeting is on 27th February for the morning session at 11.00a.m. and 21st February at 6.30p.m.
  • Community Games Art & Modelling
    Shannon Entries in the Community Games Art & Modelling competitions will be displayed in the Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon from 14th - 28th February.
  • Killaloe Library book club's first meeting is on Wednesday 24th January at 7.00pm and a morning book club on Tuesday 30th January at 11.00a.m.
  • Family Learning
    A ten week course FETAC accredited Level 3, continues in Sean Lemass Library, Shannon on Tuesday mornings from 10.30 to 12.30 until 16th January 2007.
    Programmes offer parents or carers of primary school children useful ideas to support children learning.
    Organised by Clare Adult Basic Education Service. Contact 061-365495. Classes are Free.

See Also:
Library Events 2006
Library Events 2005
Library Events 2004
Library Events 2003
Library Events 2002

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