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Library Events


October 2022

For information on each of our library branches please visit:
Branch Libraries Clare County Library

See also: Clare Arts Office Events

 
Children's Book Festival
will run for the month of October.


Saturday, 1st October 2022
‘Therapy with Play Intervention for Children’. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library Event.
Ennistymon Public Library 11am to 1pm

Join Play Therapist, Dipankar Biswas, who will use the therapeutic powers of play to facilitate communication through self-expression, foster emotional wellness through emotional management, increase personal strength through creative problem solving and enhance social relationships. This 2 hour workshop is suitable for 5 to 8 year olds. Free event. Places are limited, booking is essential. Contact Ennistymon Library on 065 7071245 or by emailing ennistymon@clarelibrary.ie

Monday, 3rd to Friday, 7th October 2022
History Week - Seachtain na Staire
Clare Libraries presents a full programme of events to celebrate History Week including lectures, podcasts and film screenings. These will include both online and in-person events.

Full Programme of events

All physical events are free of charge. Events in glór require booking.
All online content available on Clare Libraries YouTube Channel
Further information from: decadeofcentenaries@clarecoco.ie

Tuesday, October 4th 2022
Adult Book Club Meeting
Shannon Library at 7pm

Shannon Library will hold their next Book Club meeting on Tuesday 4th October at 7pm.This month we are reading The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available for collection at Shannon Library. This title is also available as an e-book/e-audiobook through the Borrowbox service. For further information please contact Shannon Library on 061 364266 or email shannon@clarelibrary.ie

Thursday, 6th October 2022
Nourishing your body this Winter. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library Event.
DeValera Library, Ennis at 6.30pm.

Join Grainne Travers, Nutritionist, for expert tips on how to nourish your body this winter.
Learn how to support your immune system and gut health through diet. Grainne will also share practical cooking ideas and recipe tips. Free event. Places are limited and booking is essential. For booking and information, contact DeValera Library on 065 6824207 or 065 6891317 email devalera@clarelibrary.ie

Saturday, October 8th 2022
Junior Book Club Meeting
Shannon Library at 11.30am

Shannon Library Junior Book Club meeting on Saturday 8th October at 11.30am. Suitable for 9-12 year olds. This month we are reading Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein . Register your name at the library desk. Phone 061-364266 or email shannon@clarelibrary.ie for more information.


Monday, 10th October 2022
'Connect Café'. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library Event.
Kilrush Public Library 11am to 1pm

To celebrate World Mental Health Day on Monday 10th October, Kilrush Library are hosting a 'Connect Café for adults between 11am and 1pm. Join us for a Mindfulness class with Sonia Millar, followed by tea/coffee/cake and conversation.
Free event & All are welcome.

Monday, 10th October 2022
CPR Demonstration with The Order of Malta. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library Event
Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee at 6pm

The Order of Malta, through their Adam’s Gift Initiative, will hold a CPR demonstration in Kilkee Public Library on Monday 10th October at 6pm. The initiative aims to educate and instruct the public in CPR and recognise and manage a cardiac arrest. This is a free event and all are welcome. For further information please contact Kilkee Library on (065) 9056034.

Saturday, 15th October 2022
Harp Among the Stacks. A Harp Day event.
Shannon Public Library 11am to 12.30pm

Join the Clare Harp Ensemble in Shannon Public Library on Saturday October 15th to celebrate Harp Day 2022. The start time of the performance is 11:00 am, and will consist of three 20 minute performances with short breaks in-between to finish at 12:30pm. Lead by harpist Fiana Ní Chonaill, this is one of many live and online events planned all over the world to highlight harp music’s special ability to unite cultures and celebrate difference. This is a free event and all are welcome. Contact Shannon Public Library on 061 364266 or email shannon@clarelibrary.ie.

Wednesday 18th October 2022
Age Friendly Smart Tech Classes
Scariff Library at 11am

Discover how to get the most from your smart phone. Classes are limited to 5 people per class with TY students from Scariff Community College helping to solve all your smart phone queries. Class meets every Wednesday for 4 weeks and the class is for 45mins in duration.
Please contact the library to book your place or for further information.
Tel: 091-922893 or Email scarriff_library@clarecoco.ie

 

Tuesday, 18 October 2022
Reuse Month Workshop
Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee at 11.30am

October is Ireland’s National Reuse Month. Reuse is about valuing our stuff, by using and reusing it for as long and as often as possible. Join Clare County Council Environment Officer Karen Foley for a free information session on how to recycle and reuse items in your home. Karen will talk about the Circular Economy and how we can reuse items in our home wisely in the battle against climate change.
For more information phone Kilkee Library on (065) 9056034 or email kilkee@clarelibrary.ie.

Thursday, 20th October 2022
Children's Book Club
Sweeney Memorial Library at 4pm

Kilkee Library Children’s book club will resume on Thursday 20th October and will take place on the 3rd Thursday of each month subsequently. This book club is open to all primary school children from age 9 upwards.
The book we are reading this month is Sam Copeland’s Charlie Changes into a Chicken.
For bookings and further information contact Anne at 065 9056034 or kilkee@clarelibrary.ie


Thursday, 20th October 2022
Nourishing your body this Winter. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library Event.
Sixmilebridge Library at 6.30pm.

Join Grainne Travers, Nutritionist, for expert tips on how to nourish your body this winter.
Learn how to support your immune system and gut health through diet. Grainne will also share practical cooking ideas and recipe tips. Free event. Places are limited and booking is essential. For booking and information, contact Sixmilebridge Library on 061 369678 email sixmilebridge@clarelibrary.ie

Tuesday, 25th October 2022
Children's Junior Book Club
Scariff Library at 4pm

Scariff Library Children’s Book Club will resume on Tuesday 25th October and will take place every four weeks on Tuesdays at 4pm. This book club is open to all children from age 9 upwards. Meetings will last for about 45mins. Come along to chat about the story, the characters and what you liked or disliked about the book.

The book we are reading this month is Michael Morpurgo’s Kensuke’s Kingdom. For bookings and further information contact Scariff library at 091 922893 or email scarriff_library@clarecoco.ie for more information.

Tuesday, 25th October 2022
Halloween Storytime & Craft
DeValera Public Library, Ennis at 3.00-3.45pm

Suitable for 3 to 6 year olds. Dress in your Halloween costume. Free event. Booking Required. Contact DeValera Library on (065) 6824207 or (065) 6891317 for more information

Tuesday, 25th October 2022
Halloween Storytime & Craft
Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon at 4.00pm

Suitable for 3 to 6 year olds. Dress in your Halloween costume. Free event. Booking Required. Contact Shannon Library on 061 364266 for more information

 

Tuesday, 25th October 2022
Kilrush Library Adult Fiction Book Club Meeting
Kilrush Public Library at 6pm

This month we are reading The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth. New members are always welcome. Copies of the book are available for collection at Kilrush Library. Contact Kilrush Library on 065 9051504 or email kilrush@clarelibrary.ie


Thursday, 27th October 2022
Killaloe Library Bookclub Meeting
Killaloe Public Library at 10.30am

We will be reading The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor. New members to the bookclub are always welcome. Spaces limited and booking essential. For more information contact Killaloe Library on 061 376062 or email killaloe@clarelibrary.ie

Thursday, 27th October 2022
Introduction to Online Library Services
Sweeney Memorial Library Kilkee at 2pm

Discover how to access electronic library books and audio books; Download e-magazines; Access online language and e-learning courses; Renew library books online; Request books online, view loans, connect to online newspapers.
Please bring your phone or tablet and your library card enable access to the apps.
All are welcome, please contact the library to book your place or for further information.
Tel: 065-9056034 or Email: kilkee@clarelibrary.ie

Thursday, 27th October 2022
Halloween Storytime & Craft
DeValera Public Library, Ennis at 3.00 to 3.45pm

Suitable for 3 to 6 year olds. Dress in your Halloween costume. Free event. Booking Required. Contact DeValera Library on (065) 6824207 or (065) 6891317 for more information

Thursday, 27th October 2022
Halloween Storytime, Craft and Movie Screening of Room on the Broom
Killaloe Public Library at 3.30pm

Dress in your Halloween outfit and join us for a spooky storytime and craft followed by a movie screening of Room on the Broom, a beautifully animated film based on the best-selling children’s picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Cert G.
Suitable for children aged 3-6 years. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Free event. Spaces limited so booking essential.
For further information contact Killaloe Library on 061 376062 or killaloe@clarelibrary.ie

Friday, 28th October 2022
Children’s Storytime & mini craft session for 3 to 7 year olds.
Kilrush Public Library at 3.30pm

Listen to 2 Halloween stories
The Haunted House by Kazuno Kohara and We planted a Pumpkin by Rob Ramsden. This will be followed by a mini craft session. Free event but booking is essential.
Contact Kilrush Library on 065 9051504 to book your place.

See Also:

Library Events 2021
Library Events 2020
Library Events 2019
Library Events 2018