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Edenderry Chorale Society


Birr storytellingIridology


Birr LibraryBanagher Library
Edenderry LibraryClara Library
Tullamore LibraryDaingean Library
 Ferbane Library



Birr Library

Féile Bheag na Leabhar: ag ceiliúradh leabhar, léitheoireachta agus scéalaíochta i nGaeilgeSaturday, March 11th, 10.00am-11.00amFor Seachtain na Gaeilge: Seisiún Scéalaíochta do Pháistí - Children’s Storytelling with Eimear from Nóiníní Beaga, Birr’s Irish Language Preschool. Stories, Cartoons and more…..
Comórtas Dathúcháin: Colouring CompetitionClosing date: Friday, March 10th 5.00pmSeachtain na Gaeilge activity. For Junior Infants. Entry sheets available in Birr Library.Drop entries into Birr Library . Entries will be displayed in Birr Library from Saturday, March 11th.
Seachtain na Gaeilge Book DisplaysDuring library opening hours for the duration of Seachtain na Gaeilge (March 1st-17th)

Special displays of booksfrom our Irish section including a display of items from our Children’s Section and a display of items from our Adult Section. All available for loan.

Cost: Free

Engineers Week 2017 – Talk for classTuesday, March 14th

By class booking only. To mark this annual programme of events Birr Library will be playing host to an engineer from Offaly County Council who will be giving a talk to a school group about the work they do and about being an engineer

Cost: Free

StorytimeSaturday, March 4th – 12.00noon

Storytime fun.

Cost: Free

An Introduction to Iridology with Liz KaneThursday, March 23rd, 11.00am-12.00pm

Iridology is the study of the iris of the eye. The iris is a window into the body and can reveal a wealth of information about your physical, emotional and mental health.

Liz Kane is a practicing Iridologist, Nutritionist and Master Medical Herbalist. She is a graduate of The Irish School of Herbal Medicine and a member of the Irish Association of Master Medical Herbalists. Liz is also certified by the Institute of Counselling & Psychotherapy in the therapeutic use of mindfulness.

Cost: Free

Local Enterprise Office / Oifig Fiontair ÁitiúilThursday mornings in Birr Library & Civic Offices (by appointment only).Wondering if there are supports available for your business/idea? Meet one of the Local Enterprise Office staff on Thursday morning in Birr Library & Civic Offices from 9.00am-1.00pm. To book an appointment phone: 057 9357480 or e-mail: info@leo.offalycoco.ie
Birr Knitting CircleEvery Wednesday, 5.30pm-7.30pmNew members welcome
Birr Library Book ClubWednesday 1st March @ 3.00pmNew members welcome. Free event

Contact: Birrlibrary@offalycoco.ie Tel: 057 9124950

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Edenderry Library

Arts & Crafts for Patrick’s DayWednesday 15th March @ 4pm

For children aged 6 plus.

Cost: Free.  Booking essential

Creative Writing ClassesWednesdays 6.30-8pm

With Pauline McNamee

Cost: Fee Charged

Talk ‘Highlights from the National Art Collection”Wednesday 22nd March @ 7pm

Talk by Valerie Moffat of National Gallery

Cost: Free

Beginners Art Classes


Tuesday 7th, 21st and 28th March

With Kathleen Mulligan

Cost: Fee charged

Children’s Art ClassesAlternative Saturday mornings

Children 5-8 years,  9.15am - 10.45am.  Children 9-12 years, 11am - 12.30

Cost: Fee changed

Exhibitions of Photographs of Edenderry in times pastMonth of March

Exhibition by Sheamus Farrell

Cost: Free

Beginners Art with Kathleen


Tuesday mornings (except 2nd Tuesday) 11am-12.30pm

For adults

Cost: fee charged

Contact: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie Tel: 046 9731028

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Tullamore Library

Talk on Local Studies and Family ResearchThursday 9th March, 6.30pm -7.30pmFree talk for adults about local studies and family research resources. Part of the AONTAS Adult Learners' Festival 2017. Contact the library to book your place.
Jordan Bolton Art ExhibitionOn display for the month of MarchFree – All Welcome
Kissane KlayreOn display for the month of MarchFree – All Welcome
Dr. Seuss Day

Thursday 2nd March

Time: All day

Class visits from local schools
Toddler TimeEvery Wednesday @ 11.00am

Rhymes and stories

 Cost: Free

Toddler Drive-in MovieWednesday 1st March at 11.00

Description: Showing “Going on a bear hunt”

Cost: Free

AG Deutsch for students (Leaving Cert students only)Every Wednesday at 4.00pm

Description: A conversation class with two native German speakers

Cost: Free

Storytime to celebrate World Book DayFriday 3rd March

Description:  Class visit from local schools

Cost: Free

Introduction to Digital Photography with Veronica Nicholson

Every Saturday during March

11.00am - 12.45pm

Description: Digital Photography workshop

Contact: Veronica Nicholson at (087) 9480498

Film Club

Thursday 2nd March

5.45pm – 7.45pm

Description: Showing a film based on a book

Cost: Free – All Welcome

The Novel Bunch – book Club

Thursday 2nd March

6.00pm – 7.45pm

Description:  Currently reading “The husband’s secret”

Cost: Free

Vodafone Smart Classes

Wednesday 8th & 22nd

11.00am – 12.30pm

Description:  Booking Required. Please contact Vodafone Shop
Tullamore Library Bookclub

Tuesday 7th March

3.00pm - 4.00pm

Description:  Bookclub

Cost: Free- Spaces available

Dorothy Oakley Book Club

Monday 7th March

3.00pm – 4.45pm

New members welcome.
Creative Writing Intermediate Class

Saturday 25th March

2.15pm – 4.45pm

Creative writing class with Pauline McNamee
Poetry GroupOnce a Month – contact the library for next dateThis group meet to discuss poetry and read their own work. New members welcome
Toddler TimeEvery Wednesday @ 10.30am & Saturday @ 11am

Parent & Toddler Group

Cost: Free

Knitting Group

Every Tuesday

6.45pm - 7.45pm

Knitting Group meeting weekly

Cost: Free - New members welcome

Conradh na Gaeilge / Conversational Irish Group

Every Tuesday

6.45pm - 7.45pm

Irish conversation group meeting weekly

Cost: Free - New members welcome

German Conversational Group (adults)

Every Tuesday

6pm - 6.45pm

German conversation group meeting weekly

Cost: Free - New members welcome

Contact: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie Tel: 057 9346832

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Clara Library

Tuesday CraftersEvery Tuesday 10am – 12pmNew members welcome.
Craft groupEvery Thursday 10am – 12.30pmNew members welcome.
Book ClubFirst Friday of every month 10.30am – 12.30pmNew members welcome.

Contact: Claralibrary@offalycoco.ie Tel: 057 9331389.

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Daingean Library

Community Art ExhibitionDuring MarchWinners display.
Crochet ClassEvery Wednesday.  6pm - 8pmFree event. New members welcome.
Daingean Library Junior Book ClubWednesday 15th March @ 3.15pmFree event. New members welcome.
Daingean Library Adult Book ClubWednesday 15th March @ 8pmFree event. New members welcome.

Contact: DaingeanLibrary@offalycoco.ie   Tel: 057 9353005

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Ferbane Library

St. Patrick’s Day craftsSaturday 11th March @ 11am.For 7 – 9 year olds.   Free event.
Parent & Toddler Storytime & RhymesSaturday 1st April @ 11.00amThis group meet once a month. Free event.
Ferbane Library Book ClubThursday 9th March @ 7.30pm.New members welcome. Free event.
Junior Book ClubSaturday 25th March @ 10.30amNew members welcome. Free event.
Knit2gether GroupThursday @ 2.30pmNew members welcome.
Childrens Knitting ClassesEvery Thursday @ 6.30pmNew members welcome. Free event.

Contact: Ferbanelibrary@offalycoco.ie  Tel: 090 6454259

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Banagher Library

Banagher Library Book ClubMonday 13th March @ 7.30pmNew members welcome.  Members must have access to My Open Library. To access this service please bring a photo ID and proof of address to the library during staffed hours. Free event.

Contact:BanagherLibrary@offalycoco.ie  Tel: 057 9151471

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