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Library Events in 2010


Special Events
  • Tuesday 21st December at 6.30pm
    Free Christmas Entertainment at Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge.
    Christmas Carols with the Kilmurry Choir & Local Traditional Musicians. All are welcome!
  • Wednesday, 15th December at 4pm.
    Launch of Poetry Book by Dermot Maguire in Sean Lemass Public Library Shannon.
  • December 13th - January 7th, 2011
    Red Men & Other Paintings - An exhibition of paintings by John Michael Davies.
    Scariff Public Library
  • Wednesday 8th December
    Christmas Craft class for the actively retired
    Killaloe Public Library
    There will be a free Christmas Craft class for the actively retired between 11am and 1pm. All materials will be supplied and fun guaranteed.
  • 4th – 11th December incl.
    Annual Christmas Craft Fair
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Fine hand crafted items are made by skilled local craftspeople in the Shannon community.
  • Friday 3rd December 2010
    Children's Storytime
    Ennistymon Public Library
    There will be storytime for children every Friday morning, beginning on Friday, 3rd December, from 10am-11am.
  • Wednesday 1st December, 7.30 pm
    Presentations of Community Grants Awards, and Liosta na Laochra Awards takes place in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon. The Shannon Town Council annual Awards of Community Grants will be made by the Shannon town Mayor, Tony Mulcahy, to certain voluntary and sporting organisations in Shannon. Liosta na Laochra awards are made by the Shannon Town Council in recognition of persons who represented Shannon at national or international events.
  • Tuesday 16th November at 6pm
    Teenage Book Club
    Scariff Public Library
    The first meeting of a new bookclub for teenagers will take place in Scariff public library on Tuesday 16th at 6pm. Chat about the books you love or hate over a cup of coffee. All teenagers are welcome.
  • November 15th - December 11th
    Young People's Art Exhibition
    Scariff Public Library Exhibition Space
    The 2nd annual Young People's Art Exhibition will take place in the Scariff public library exhibition space with sculpture, photography, painting, film and more on display.
  • Friday, 12th November at 7pm
    Craft Fair Meeting for people interested in participating in the Annual Christmas Craft Fair in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
  • Tuesday, 9th November at 1.30pm
    Science Week Event - 'Magic, science or mystery?'
    Ennistymon Public Library
    In this show children are welcomed to the mysterious world of the science magicain where nothing is quite as it seems - where rods sing; water seems to disappear; tornadoes appear in bottles; and a brave volunteer sits on a chair of nails. This is magic with a difference - in this show the audience are encouraged to figure out the science behind the tricks. This show is suitable for 4th, 5th and 6th class children.
  • Tuesday, 9th November at 10.30am
    Science Week Event - 'Magic, science or mystery?'
    Hillery Public Library, Miltown Malbay
    In this show children are welcomed to the mysterious world of the science magicain where nothing is quite as it seems - where rods sing; water seems to disappear; tornadoes appear in bottles; and a brave volunteer sits on a chair of nails. This is magic with a difference - in this show the audience are encouraged to figure out the science behind the tricks. This show is suitable for 4th, 5th and 6th class children.
  • Tuesday, 2nd November
    National Recreation Week storytime for children aged 4-7
    Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge
    National Recreation Week takes place from 29th October - 4th November this year and Kilfinaghty Public Library in Sixmilebridge is holding a storytime for children aged 4-7 on Tuesday 2nd November at 4.00pm to mark this special week. This event is free and all are welcome.
  • 1st – 30th November incl.
    Art Exhibition entitled FUSION
    Sean Lemass Public Library Shannon
    This exhibition was created by users of the Rehab Care service in Bru na Sionna, Shannon. Rehab Care Shannon Day Service is a day resource centre for individuals with disabilities. The art class was invited to display the work they produced. Art offers empowering opportunities that promote creativity and self expression. The project was designed to enable individuals to express themselves through colour and imagination. A wide range of materials, colours, individual and group work was the inspiration for Fusion.
  • October 2010, Children's Book Festival in all Library branches.
  • Thursday, 28th October
    Halloween Arts and Crafts
    Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge at 4pm
    Kilfinaghty Library, Sixmilebridge will hold a Halloween Arts and Crafts session on Thursday 28th October at 4.00pm. This event is suitable for ages 6 - 12. Booking is required - please phone the library on 061-369678.
  • Wednesday, 27th October
    Halloween Stories and crafts for ages 4-6
    Scariff Public Library at 3.30pm
    Spooky tales and halloween crafts for children aged 4-6 with library staff. Free event.
  • Wednesday, 27th October at 11am
    Computer Skills for Older People
    Scariff Public Library
    Free basic computer skills classes for seniors including searching the Internet, setting up an e-mail address, sending and receiving e-mails. The classes are run by volunteer tutors from the area and the first session will take place on Wednesday 27th October at 11am
  • Tuesday 12th October
    A talk and demonstration on spinning, weaving and dyeing.
    8.00 pm, De Valera Public Library, Ennis.
    This event by Clare-based artist Suzanna Anker is suitable for adults and children and marks Ennis Fashion Fortnight. All are welcome.
  • 11th October - 5th November
    Exhibition of landscape paintings by Kevin Quinlan
    Scariff Public Library
    Ennis artist Kevin Quinlan is holding an exhibition of vibrant landscape paintings in Scariff Library from October 11th to November 5th, 2010. The exhibition will feature 25 works, a mix of oil paintings on canvas and board as well as soft pastel drawings on paper.
  • Friday, 24th September
    Children's Book Club
    Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge
    Are you aged 8-12? Do you love reading? Would you like to meet new friends and chat a
    bout books? Why not join the Children’s Book Club in Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge? The book club runs on the fourth Friday of each month. Our next meeting is at 4pm on Friday 24th September. September’s book is: ‘The Breadwinner’ by Deborah Ellis. Call Catherine in the library on 061 369678 for more information.
  • Tuesday, 14th September
    Coffee Morning in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation
    Killaloe Public Library
    Killaloe Public Library are hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation between 10am and 12 noon on September 14th. All are welcome. Monies raised will remain in Co. Clare. Cuppa, chat and cake guaranteed!
  • Thursday 26th August, 20.00 – 21.00
    Storytelling with Billy Teare and Kathleen O’Sullivan
    De Valera Public Library, Ennis
    A free event for adults and families to mark Heritage Week. It is a mix of traditional stories and songs, plus poetry, including some works by WB Yeats.
  • Thursday 26th August, 19.00 – 19.45
    Archaeology Talk with archaeologist Simon Large
    Scariff Public Library
    A free event for adults to mark Heritage Week. Former county archaeologist Simon Large will give a presentation on the evolving nature of heritage, focusing on the archaeology of East Clare.
  • Thursday 26th August, 15.30 – 16.30
    Storytelling with Billy Teare and Kathleen O’Sullivan
    Sweeney Memorial Public Library, Kilkee
    A free event for adults and families to mark Heritage Week. It is a mix of traditional stories and songs, plus poetry, including some works by WB Yeats.
  • Tuesday 24th August
    Genealogy Day
    11.00am – 4.00pm, De Valera Public Library, Ennis.
    Four short introductory talks for anyone interested in tracing their family tree in Clare, using locally available resources. Also, launch of Clare County Library’s ‘Tracing Your Family Tree’ brochure. A free event to mark Heritage Week 2010. All welcome.
  • August 19th & 26th, 2010
    Storytime and colouring for children
    Tulla Public Library
    There will be storytime and colouring for children aged 4 to 8 from 10am to 11am on Thursday, 19th and Thursday, 26th August.
  • 16th August - September 10th 2010
    Exhibition of drawings by David O' Rourke
    Scariff Public Library
    A new exhibition entitled 'Dreaming' will take place in the Scariff library exhibition space from Monday 16th August -10th September. Artist David O' Rourke's new show is presented in two parts consisting of drawings of a sleeping child and three triptychs. A related video piece will also be shown at the official opening on Thursday 19th August.
  • August 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th
    Storytime for children
    Hillery Public Library, Miltown Malbay
    Storytime will take place in the Hillery public library in Miltown Malbay every Friday morning from 11am - 12noon throughout August. Children between the ages of 4 and 8 years can come and enjoy an hour of storytelling, colouring, Jig-saw making and fun.
  • Friday 6th August
    Riches of Clare Lunchtime Concert

    Sweeney Memorial Public Library, Kilkee, from 1-2pm.
  • August 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th, 2010
    Kilkee Civic Trust Lectures
    Sweeney Memorial Public Library, Kilkee
    Kilkee Civic Trust Lectures will be held each Wednesday evening at 8pm for the months of July and August.
  • August 4th & 11th
    Colouring/Painting/Word Games at Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library
    Activities in Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library include colouring, painting and word games on the above Wednesdays from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Tel. 061-368411 for more details.
  • August 3rd, 10th & 17th
    Draughts, Chess and Jigsaws at Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library
    Activities in Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library include Draughts, Chess and Jigsaws on the above Tuesdays from 3pm to 4pm. Tel. 061-368411 for more details.
  • Saturday 31st July at 3pm
    Edna O' Brien in conversation with Declan Kiberd
    Scariff Public Library
    Renowned author and playwright Edna O' Brien, will talk about her life and works with Declan Kibert, Professor of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College Dublin. Free event sponsored by the Scariff Harbour Festival. A limited no. of tickets are available from Scariff Public Library or from the Scariff Harbour Festival information stand in the market square on the day. Telephone Scariff Public Library on (061) 922893 for information.
  • Saturday 31st July at 1pm
    Twist Your Tongue Storytelling Workshop
    Scariff Public Library
    A fun and active workshop that develops creativity and confidence for children aged 7-11 through games and discussion with international storyteller Clare Muireann Murphy. Free event sponsored by Scariff Harbour Festival. Booking required. Tel. Scariff Public Library (061) 922893
  • 29th July - 20th August
    Kilrush Art Group Exhibition
    Kilrush Public Library

    Kilrush Art Group exhibit their work every summer for 3 weeks at Kilrush Public Library. The art group was formed twenty years ago and are still going strong and always welcome new people to join them. Their work consists of acrylic, oil, watercolour and sketching and prices vary accordingly. The group meet at the Community Hall, next to the library, on Friday nights from 6.00 - 8.00. Further details available from Pauline Dunleavy at 086 8339347.
  • Friday 23rd July at 4pm
    Children’s Book Club
    Horrid Henry stories and games
    Scariff Public Library
    (Age 8-12)
  • Thursday 22nd July at 3.30 pm
    Teddy Bear’s Picnic
    Scariff Public Library
    Bring your teddy bear to the Teddy
    Bear’s Picnic and enjoy goodies, games and stories (All ages). Prize for the best dressed bear!
  • Wednesday 21st July at 3.30pm
    Stories and Crafts (Age 4-6)
    Scariff Public Library
    Scariff Library Children’s Summer Activities 2010
  • July 16th, 23rd & 30th
    Storytime for children
    Hillery Public Library, Miltown Malbay
    Storytime will take place in the Hillery public library in Miltown Malbay every Friday morning from 11am - 12noon starting Friday July 16th until Friday August 27th. Children between the ages of 4 and 8 years can come and enjoy an hour of storytelling, colouring, Jig-saw making and fun.
  • Friday 16th July at 3.30pm
    Visit to Scariff Fire Station
    Scariff Public Library
    Meet at the library (All ages - Children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Thurs 15th July to Thurs 5th August
    Art exhibition of local artists
    Sweeney Memorial Public Library, Kilkee
    There will be an art exhibition of local artists organised by Maureen Glynn on display in the Sweeney Memorial Public Library in Kilkee form 15th July to 5th August.
  • Thursday 15th July at 7pm
    Traditional Chinese Medicine talk
    Scariff Public Library
    Wolfgang Wiesmann will give an introductory talk on traditional Chinese medicine. Free event, no booking required.
  • Thursday 15th July at 3.30pm
    Meet a Viking
    Scariff Public Library
    Meet a Viking and make a Viking craft. A "real" Viking will display his skills and weapons. (All ages). Free event.
  • Tuesday 13th July at 3.30pm
    Drawing and collage making with artist Shona MacGillivray
    Scariff Public Library
    Underwater Tales: explore the imaginary mysteries of the the deep through drawing and collage. For ages 5 - 12. Free event, booking required. Tel. Scariff Public Library on (061) 922893
  • July 12th - August 13th
    Gallery at Scariff Library
    Famine Folio - an exhibition of etchings based on the famine by Northern Ireland artist, Ivan Armstrong.
  • July 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th, 2010
    Kilkee Civic Trust Lectures
    Sweeney Memorial Public Library, Kilkee
    Kilkee Civic Trust Lectures will be held each Wednesday evening at 8pm for the months of July and August.
  • July 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th
    Colouring/Painting/Word Games at Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library
    Activities in Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library include colouring, painting and word games every Wednesday in July from 3.30pm to 4.30pm. Tel. 061-368411 for more details.
  • July 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th
    Draughts, Chess and Jigsaws at Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library
    Activities in Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library include Draughts, Chess and Jigsaws every Tuesday in July from 3pm to 4pm. Tel. 061-368411 for more details.
  • 5th July - 16th July 2010
    De Valera Public Library’s Children’s Summer Project 2010
    De Valera Public Library, Ennis, runs a variety of events for children during their Summer holidays in July each year. A programme of educational and entertaining events is put together annually by library staff and includes activities such as art and crafts and storytime. Educational visits to local places of interest are also a regular feature. These have included guided tours of Ennis Fire Station and the Ennis Sculpture Trail and visits to the Clare Museum to name but some.
    Click here for 2010 Schedule of Events
  • Saturday 3rd July
    Brian Boru art competition and prize giving
    Killaloe Public Library
    On Sat. 3rd July from 11am - 1pm we will have the Brian Boru art competition and prize giving. Entertainment will be supplied on the day by Diane Daly and her National Concert Orchestra friends.
  • Friday 2nd July
    Féile Eile at Killaloe Public Library
    On Fri. 2nd July we will have Féile Eile between 2-4pm. Diane Daly and friends of the National Concert Orchestra will have a musical workshop. Fun for all promised.
  • Thursday, 1st July
    Féile Brian Boru events for children
    Killaloe Public Library
    On Thursday 1st of July Boru fun and games will take place between 2-4pm. Games based on the life of Brian Boru will be enjoyed by all, supplied by Mary Donoghue. Meanwhile, a craft session will be run by Mary Goss entailing the making of viking weapons and armour. A "real" viking will be present on the day displaying his skills and weaponry.
  • July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2010
    Storytime and colouring for children
    Tulla Public Library
    There will be storytime and colouring for children aged 4 to 8 from 10am to 11am on Thursdays during the Month of July.
  • Saturday 26th June at 12 noon
    Puppet Show
    Scariff Public Library
    Grace Burton and Linda Grant of Pied Piper Puppetry will perform ‘The Donkey’, a Grimm’s fairytale, in Scariff Public Library on Saturday 26th June at 12 noon. Admission is free. No booking required. The show is suitable for under 10’s.
    Sponsored by Raheen Wood Steiner National School.
  • Thursday 24th June at 4pm
    Children's Drama Workshop
    Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge
    Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge, will hold a Children's Drama Workshop with Trudy Ann O'Donovan A.L.C.M and Ailbhe Donnelly-Flanagan A.L.C.M. next Thursday 24th June at 4pm. Suitable for ages 6-12. Entry is free but numbers are limited so please call 061-369678 for more information.
  • 22nd June - 9th July
    A childrens art display from Maureen Glynn's junior aritists
    Sweeney Memorial Public Library, Kilkee
  • 14th June - 9th July
    Art Exhibition by Sinead Slattery
    Scariff Public Library

    Scariff Public Library will hold an exhibition by Sinead Slattery showcasing a selection of 25 landscape paintings using multimedia. Official opening is on Thursday 24th June at 7pm. Admission is free and all are welcome. The exhibition will run until July 9th.
  • 3rd – 30th June
    Exhibition of paintings & photography by Christina G. Watkins
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Creative Energy is the theme of Christina G. Watkin’s new Exhibition in which she captures the energetic forces of nature around County Clare through the media of photography and painting. Tina, who is based in Maurice Mills, demonstrates her preferences for realistic landscapes, seascapes, and natural forms in this colourful exhibition.
  • Thursday 20th May at 11.30 am
    Carlos Reyes – ‘The Bard of Cloonanaha’
    De Valera Public Library, Ennis.
    Carlos Reyes is a noted poet, writer and translator from Portland, Oregon. He is Publisher/Editor of Trask House Books and a former poetry reviewer for Willamette Week, a weekly newspaper in Portland. He travels often to Clare, and is also a frequent visitor to Spain and Ecuador.
    A free Bealtaine Festival event.
  • Thursday 20th May at 3.00 pm
    Carlos Reyes – ‘The Bard of Cloonanaha’
    Scariff Public Library.
    Carlos Reyes is a noted poet, writer and translator from Portland, Oregon. He is Publisher/Editor of Trask House Books and a former poetry reviewer for Willamette Week, a weekly newspaper in Portland. He travels often to Clare, and is also a frequent visitor to Spain and Ecuador. He will give a poetry reading and talk about his work on Thursday 20th May at 3pm to mark Bealtaine, the festival celebrating creativity in older people, which runs from 1st – 31st May . Please telephone Scariff Public Library on 061-922893 for information and booking.
    A free Bealtaine Festival event.
  • Tuesday 18th May at 11.30 am
    Tracing Your Family Tree; an information session for beginners.
    Local Studies Centre, Harmony Row, Ennis.
    A free Bealtaine Festival event.
  • 17th May - 13 June 2010
    An exhibition of work from residents and visitors to Raheen Hospital Day Care Centre and DVD presentation
    Scariff Public Library
    The work on show is a selection made by visitors to Raheen Hospital Day Care Centre and includes ceramics, felted wallhangings and ink drawings. Paul Browne and Cliodhna Donnelly worked with pupils of Mountshannon national school and visitors and residents of Raheen Hospital Day Care Centre to produce an intergeneration DVD project on the theme of "Time and Place". The exhibition marks the annual Bealtaine festival which celebrates creativity in older age.
  • 17th – 31st May incl.
    Students’ Art Exhibition
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Artwork in mixed media by 4th year and transition year students of St. Patrick’s Comprehensive school, Shannon.
  • Thursday 13th May at 4.00 pm
    Shannon’s Senior & Junior Citizens Sit & Knit together
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    This event marks the annual Bealtaine Festival which celebrates creativity in older age. As part of the Festival, Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, is offering a new intergenerational experience to children 7–12 years at which they will learn to knit & crotchet from members of the Shannon Senior Citizen’s Club.
  • Thursday 13th May at 2pm
    Scrabble Club
    Scariff Public Library
    Scariff Public library is starting up an adult Scrabble club. The first meeting is on Thursday 13th May at 2pm.
    Scrabble boards and tea/coffee will be provided.
    All levels welcome. Bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun!
  • Thursday 6th May at 4.00 pm.
    Shannon’s Senior & Junior Citizens Sit & Knit together
    Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    This event marks the annual Bealtaine Festival which celebrates creativity in older age. As part of the Festival, Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon, is offering a new intergenerational experience to children 7–12 years at which they will learn to knit & crotchet from members of the Shannon Senior Citizen’s Club.
  • Friday 30th April
    "My Own Place" A Digital Camera Course
    Killaloe Public Library
    A Digital Camera Course will commence at Killaloe library on Friday the 30th of April and run for 8 weeks. The course titled "My Own Place" will run from 10am-11.30am.every Friday. A tour of local landmarks will be arranged by the library for each Friday. The course will be organised by Clare VEC's Adult Basic Education service.
  • Thursday 22nd April at 8.00 pm
    ‘Women’s Night In’
    De Valera Public Library, Ennis
    Join us at the library for a relaxing evening with friends!
    This READISCOVER event features a reading by Roisin Meaney, chocolate tasting, make-up & beauty tips, and spot prizes.
    The event is free, but spaces are limited so book now on 065-6846353
  • Thursday 15th - Friday 30th April
    The Art of Sacred Geometry
    Scariff Public Library
    A group exhibition entitled 'The Art of Sacred Geometry' will take place in the Scariff Public Library Exhibition space from Thursday 15th to Friday 30th April. The term Sacred Geometry describes geometrical laws which create everything in existence and this exhibition, comprising mixed media pieces, seeks to bring to light the wonderful range and beautiful, harmonious patterns that lie within the fabric of the universe. Free admission.
  • Thursday 1st April at 4pm
    Easter Arts and Crafts session for ages 4 to 8
    Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge

    A free Easter Arts and Crafts session will take place at Kilfinaghty Library, Sixmilebridge on Thursday 1st April at 4pm, suitable for ages 4 to 8.
    Booking is required, please contact the library on 061-369678.
  • Thursday, 1st April at 3.30pm
    Easter Crafts for ages 7-12
    Scariff Public Library

    Easter themed crafts for children aged 7-12. Free of charge, no booking required. Telephone 061 922893
  • March, April & May 2010
    ‘Around the World in 22 Books’ in Shannon Public Library.
    The Travel Books Promotion incorporates twenty two especially selected titles written by established travel writers covering the four continents.
    It is accompanied by a brochure with reviews.
    Multiple copies of each title are provided ensuring availability.
  • Thursday 25 March at 2.15pm - 3pm
    Teenage Week at De Valera Public Library
    De Valera Library will present a talk from DJ Conor Quaid of Spin South West Radio. This media careers talk is aimed towards TY, pre-Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert students. All are welcome.
  • Wednesday, March 24th at 3.30pm
    Easter Crafts and Storytime for ages 4-6
    Scariff Public Library

    Come and join us in Scariff Public Library for lots of fun on Wednesday 24th March at 3.30pm. Special Easter Storytime and Crafts for children aged 4-6. Free of charge, no booking required. Telephone 061 922893
  • Wednesday 24 March at 10am
    Teenage Week at De Valera Public Library
    De Valera Public Library will host a 3 hour creative writing workshop with author Róisín Meaney. In this interactive workshop, students will work on creating a story from the opening lines to character profiles, plots and story settings.
  • Monday 22 March and Tuesday 23 March at 10am
    Teenage Week at De Valera Public Library
    A Graphic Novel Design Workshop will take place in De Valera Public Library, Ennis. This is presented by Elida Maiques who has worked at the creative writing centre Fighting Words founded by Roddy Doyle in Dublin. The teenagers will work through two consecutive mornings creating a graphic novel from scratch.
  • Friday 12th March at 1.00pm.
    Seachtain na Gaeilge: Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin visits Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Author, actor, scriptwriter and singer, Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin, entertains with music, song, rhyme and rhythm as Gaeilge to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon. First, second and third year classes from Gaelscoil Donnacha Rua, Shannon will attend.
    Tadhg was scriptwriter for Ros na Rún, and for the multimedia Irish Language course Turas Teanga, and compiler of childrens’ rhymes in Irish which he put to music in Gugalaí Gug.
  • Thursday 11th March at 11.45am
    Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga - Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge
    Storyteller and Clare County Library staff member, Seamus Ryan, will entertain 1st class from Sixmilebridge National School with stories 'as Gaeilge' to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge which runs from the 5th to the 17th March.
  • Thursday 11th March at 10.00am
    Scéalaíocht do dhaoine óga
    Seachtain na Gaeilge will be marked with Storytime as Gaeilge by Library assistant Seamus Ryan in Newmarket-on-Fergus Library.
    Children in first and second classes from Newmarket National School will attend.
  • Wednesday 10th March
    Killaloe Public Library will have a storytime and treasure hunt for nineteen boys aged eight from Killaloe Boys National School at 10am to celebrate World Book Day
  • March 8th – April 9th, 2010
    River Deep, Mountain High - Scariff Public Library
    An exhibition of photographic prints by Sally Perkins
    The content of the exhibition will include canvas and framed prints of Landscapes, Seascapes, Woodland & Wildlife and Traditional Irish Scenes. Covering the West Coast - Clare, Galway (Connemara) and Kerry (Dingle).
  • 8th March – 28th March
    Community Games winning Art entries display in Shannon Public Library.
    Winners of the Shannon Area Community Games Art competition will be displayed in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon until 28th March.
  • 5th – 17th March
    Seachtain na Gaeilge: Irish Language Books in Sean Lemass Public Library, Shannon.
    Display of books in the Irish language during Seachtain na Gaeilge in Shannon Public Library will interest novice and fluent Irish speakers.
    The Shannon Public Library continuously provides a large stock of books in the Irish language.
  • Friday March 5th @ 10 am
    Seachtain na Gaeilge: Máire Breathnach visits Miltown Malbay Public Library
    Actor Máire Breathnach who plays Mó in Ros na Run on TG4 is visiting Miltown Malbay library to talk to a class from St. Joseph's Secondary School about her life and career. This talk will be 'as gaeilge'.
  • Thursday, March 4th, 2010
    World Book Day, Miltown Malbay Public Library
    To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday, March 4th, 2010, Miltown Malbay public library have invited 6th class pupils from St. Joseph's National School to come and paint characters from their favourite books with local artist Rosaleen Henchy. The paintings will then remain on display in the library for the month of March.
  • Thursday 4th March at 1.30pm
    World Book Day art workshop with Alan Shoosmith, Kilfinaghty Public Library, Sixmilebridge
    6th class from Sixmilebridge National School will visit the library for a special a special World Book Day art workshop with Alan Shoosmith. The girls and boys will draw characters from their favourite books and the artwork will be displayed in Sixmilebridge library for the month of March.
  • Wednesday 3rd March
    World book day event - art session with Alan Shoosmith
    Killaloe Public Library
    World book day takes place on the 4th of March 2010. To celebrate this occasion, Killaloe Library will have an art session with Alan Shoosmith on Wednesday 3rd March at 10 am. 17 boys from Killaloe boys primary school will attend in fancy dress.The theme for the fancy dress is favourite characters from books. At 11.30 am we will have 20 boys from Killaloe boys primary school visiting the library for a storytime session, they will also be in fancy dress. Prizes will be given for best dressed.
  • Friday 26th February at 4.00 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, De Valera Public Library, Ennis.
    Screening of the film March of the Penguins.
  • Thursday 25th February 2.30 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Local Studies Centre, Ennis.
    Introduction to the Local Studies Centre.
  • Thursday 25th February 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Kilrush Public Library.
    The mobile information unit of the Citizens Information Services will locate outside Kilrush Library.
  • Thursday 25th February 10.00 am – 12.00 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Shannon Public Library.
    FAS eCollege tutor available for adults learning and updating computer skills.
  • Wednesday 24th February 2.30 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Local Studies Centre, Ennis.
    Introduction to the Local Studies Centre.
  • Wednesday 24th February 1.00 pm - 3.00 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Shannon Public Library.
    FAS eCollege tutor available for adults learning and updating computer skills.
  • Wednesday 24th February 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Miltown Malbay Public Library.
    The mobile information unit of the Citizens Information Services will locate outside Miltown Malbay Library.
  • Tuesday 23rd February at 7.30 pm.
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Scariff Public Library.
    A talk by Richard O’Gorman on organic gardening and the Organic College in Dromcollogher
  • Tuesday 23rd February at 4.00 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, De Valera Public Library, Ennis.
    Screening of the film An Inconvenient Truth.
  • Tuesday 23rd February 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Newmarket-on-Fergus Public Library.
    The mobile information unit of the Citizens Information Services will locate outside Newmarket-on-Fergus Library.
  • Monday 22nd February 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Scariff Public Library.
    The mobile information unit of the Citizens Information Services will locate outside Scariff Library.
  • 22nd – 26th February
    Adult Learners’ Festival, in all library branches.
    Display of books dealing with environmental issues.
  • 22nd – 26th February
    Adult Learners’ Festival, De Valera Public Library, Ennis.
    Showing of a film on Lifelong Learning by the Clare Lifelong Learning Network, at various times.
  • 22nd – 26th February
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Clare VEC Adult Education Department.
    Distribution of library information flyers at VEC Festival events.
  • 22nd – 26th February
    Adult Learners’ Festival, Shannon Public Library.
    Information display on education programmes and facilities available in the Shannon area. Programmes include Back to Education Initiative, Adult Guidance, Community Education, Basic Education Services, and more.

    See Also:

    Library Events 2009
    Library Events 2008
    Library Events 2007
    Library Events 2006
    Library Events 2005
    Library Events 2004
    Library Events 2003
    Library Events 2002
Ongoing Events

de Valera Public Library, Ennis

Ennistymon Public Library

Kilkee Public Library

Killaloe Public Library

Kilrush 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

 

See also Events Calendar
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