What's on at Offaly Libraries this October

What's on  at your local library...

   

 

Download our Autumn/Winter Programme- events are funded by Offaly County Council and Creative Ireland Programme 2017 - 2022

  

Banagher Library

Birr Library

Clara Library

Daingean Library

Edenderry Library

Ferbane Library

Kilcormac Library

Tullamore Library

 Tullamore Camera Club - Boora

Exhibitions at Offaly Libraries

 GAA Poster

GAA Lecture Series - (starting in Nov)

 John Feehan

Heritage Lecture Series - (starting in Nov)

  

Banagher Library

 

Banagher Library Book Club

Date: Tuesday 10th of October @ 7pm

Description:  All members must have My Open Library Membership

Cost:  Free.

Tel: 057 9151471 or Email: BanagherLibrary@offalycoco.ie

    

Encaustic Painting for Adults

Date: Saturday 14th October.  10am -12pm

Description: Encaustic painting is using melted and pigmented beeswax to create luminous, exciting paintings. If you have ever been curious about encaustics, you’re in for a treat! Suitable for beginners. All materials provided. Take home a beautiful, finished art piece!

Cost:  €35.00 per person.  Booking essential.

Tel: 057 9151471 or Email: BanagherLibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Halloween Arts & Crafts

Date: Thursday 26th October, Saturday 28th October and Tuesday 31st October.

Description: Colour your own beautiful ‘Day of the Dead’ mask .  Drop in any time during library opening hours. Activity will take approx 30 minutes. For ages 6+. No booking required

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9151471 or Email: BanagherLibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Halloween story time

Date: Tuesday 31st October @ 2:15pm. Halloween themed story time.

Description: come in your Halloween costume! Halloween themed colouring to follow. For ages 4 -8

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9151471 or Email: BanagherLibrary@offalycoco.ie

      

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Birr Library Events

   

Saturday Storytime for 4-8s

Saturdays at 11.30am (There will be no storytime on Saturday 9th September)

Storytime fun

Free

Tel: 057 9124950 or Email: birrlibrary@offalycoco.ie 

  

Birr Library Book Club

Wednesday 4th October.  3.00pm

New members welcome.

Free

Tel: 057 9124950 or Email: birrlibrary@offalycoco.ie 

 

Children’s Book Club (8-12s)

Wednesday 11th October.  3.45pm

Currently full – please leave your name and contact details with a member of library staff to be put on waiting list.

Tel: 057 9124950 or Email: birrlibrary@offalycoco.ie 

         

Birr Knitting Circle

Every Wednesday.  5.30pm - 7.30pm

New members welcome

Tel: 057 9124950 or Email: birrlibrary@offalycoco.ie           

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Clara Library

  

Tuesday Crafters Group

Every Tuesday.  10am – 12pm

New members welcome.

Free event.

Tel: 057 9331389  Email: Claralibrary@offalycoco.ie

    

Craft Group

Every Thursday.  10am – 12.30pm

New members welcome.

Free event.

Tel: 057 9331389  Email: Claralibrary@offalycoco.ie

    

Book Club

Date to be confirmed.

New members welcome.

Free event.

Tel: 057 9331389  Email: Claralibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

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Daingean Library

 

Crochet Class

Every Wednesday.  6pm - 8pm

New members welcome.  Free event.

Tel: 05 9353005 or Email: Daingeanlibrary@offalycoco.ie 

 

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Edenderry Library

 

“Making Memories” Exhibition

Date/Time: Month of October

Description: Photographic exhibition by Tullamore Camera Club. Launch on Wednesday 4th October at 6.30pm. All welcome.

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

“Once upon a Story-time” - reading programme

Date/Time: Month of October

Description: Family reading initiative for preschoolers, junior and senior infants. Win a Family Pass to Dublin Zoo!

Cost: free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Tiny Tots Time

Date/time: every Friday morning at 11am

Description: A fun time to get little ones and parents interested in books and stories.

Cost: free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Creative writing course for children

Date/time: 4 week course, Saturday mornings 10.00am - 11.30am

Description: for ages 8-12 years

Cost: €40

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Edenderry Adult Book Club

Date / Time:  Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month, from 11am - 12. ( 10th Oct)

Description:  Monthly Book Club for adults.  New members welcome.

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Evening Adult Book Club

Date/Time: Meets last Wednesday of the month, from 6.30pm - 7.30pm. (25th Oct)

Description: Monthly Book Club for adults

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Edenderry Library Junior Book Club

Date/Time: Meets 3rd Wednesday of the month. (18th Oct) 3.30pm - 4.15pm.

Description: Monthly Book Club for children, ages 8-10 years

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Junior Chess advanced

Date/Time: October 12th and 19th   3-4.30pm

Description: Chess Club

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Adult Chess Group

Date/Time: Wednesdays 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Description:Meet and play for beginners to advanced

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Edenderry Crafters

Date / Time: Tuesdays 11am-1pm

Description: Knitting, crochet, stitch Club .  New members welcome.

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Mountmellick embroidery classes

Date/time: every 2nd Wednesday from 10.30-12.30pm

Description: runs to December, fully booked

Cost: Yes

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Art with Anna Winiarska

Date / Time: Tuesdays 3pm -5pm

Description:  Art

Cost: fee charged

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Grow 

Date / Time: Fridays 11am-1.00pm

Description: Mental Health Awareness 

Cost:  Free

Contact: Edenderry Library Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Grow it Yourself

Date / Time: 3rd Wednesday of the month 6.30pm-8pm (18th Oct)

Description:  Gardening Group

Cost:  Free

Contact: Edenderry Library Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Computer classes for adult beginners

Date/Time: Saturdays 10-12noon

Description: provided by Irish Rural Link, Moate. Classes are ongoing. Leave your details at the desk

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

E-Learners Group (Offaly Local Development Company)

Date/Time: Every Monday in October, except 30th Oct @11am-1pm

Description: E-Learners group

Cost: Free

Contact: Edenderry Library Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Work and Learning Centre (Offaly Local Development Company)

Date/Time: Every Monday in October except 30th October @9.30am-1pm

Description: Walk in and referral service for employment/learning

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Getting citizens online

Date/time: every Wednesday morning, 10.30am-12.30pm,  5 week course

Description: Using tablets to introduce internet, email, online transactions, skype, etc

Cost: Free, tablets provided, booking essential

Contact: Third Age 046 955 7766 or email nationaloffice@thirdageireland.ie

 

An Ciorcal Cainte

Date/time: every Wednesday from 6.30-7.30pm

Description: conversation group for adult Irish speakers of all levels

Cost: Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

Offaly Reading and Writing Programme

Date/Time: Every Wednesday from 4-6pm

Description: One to one and group classes for adults

Cost: Free 

Contact: Alison or Marina at E.T.B (057) 9349424 / (057) 9349426

 

Ballyleakin Art Group

Date/Time: Every Thursday from 3 to 5pm

Description: Painting group for adults

Cost: Yes

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

 

EdenArt  Painting Group

Date/Time: Thursdays from 10 to 1pm

Description: Painting group for adults

Cost: Yes

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

   

Edenderry Knitters (New members welcome)

Every Tuesday.  11.00am - 1.00pm

Knitting Club

Free

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

           

Grow it Yourself

3rd Wednesday of the month 6.30pm-7.45pm ( 18th October 2017)

Gardening Group

Free

Cost: €40

Tel: 046 9731028  or Email: Edenderrylibrary@offalycoco.ie

     

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Tullamore Library

 

 Children's Creative Writing Workshop with Pauline McNamee

Date & time: Saturday 4th November.  10.30am - 1.30pm.

Info: For ages 8 - 10 years.  Booking essential.

Cost: €12.00.

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

       

Lecture – ‘The Future of the GAA’

Date & time: 23rd November @ 6.30pm

Info: By Dr. Paul Rouse

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Lecture by Valerie Moffat, The National Gallery of Ireland

Date & time: 26th October @ 6.30pm

Info: The World of JB Yeats

Cost: Free, booking essential.

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Exhibition by Denise Fitzpatrick

Date & time: October

Info: Acrylic and mixed medium

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Craft Exhibition

Date & time: October

Info: Craft exhibition

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Once Upon A Storytime

Date & time: October

Info: Early literacy Reading Initiative for children aged 2-6 yrs, encouraging shared reading

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Film Showing

Date & time: Saturday 21st October @ 2.15pm

Info: Tullamore Amnesty group

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Digital Photography Course

Date & Time: Saturdays 10.30

With Veronica Nicholson

Cost: Fee charged

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Wordsmith

Date & Time: Thursdays 5.45pm

Info: Creative Writing/poetry Group

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

  

Tullamore Film Club

Date & Time: Thursdays 5.30pm

Info: Film showing

Cost: Free

Tel: 057 9346832  Email: Tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie

   

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Ferbane Library

  

Knit2gether Group

Every Thursday.  2.30 pm.

Free.  All welcome.

Tel: 090 6454259 or Email: FerbaneLibrary@offalycoco.ie 

 

Children’s Knitting Classes

Every Thursday @ 6.30pm.

Booking Essential.  New members welcome.

Tel: 090 6454259 or Email: FerbaneLibrary@offalycoco.ie 

     

Junior Book Club

Saturday 28th October @ 10.30am

New members welcome.

Tel: 090 6454259 or Email: FerbaneLibrary@offalycoco.ie 

Saturday Story Time

Once a month - Saturday morning at 11am. (check with the library for dates)

For toddlers and young children

Tel: 090 6454259 or Email: FerbaneLibrary@offalycoco.ie 

 

'Lough Fin' by John Feehan

Thursday 26th October at 6.30pm

A lecture by John Feehan.  John Feehan is a geologist, botanist, author, broadcaster and Senior Lecturer in the School of Agriculture and Food Science at UCK until his retirement in 2012.

Tel: 090 6454259 or Email: FerbaneLibrary@offalycoco.ie 

 

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Kilcormac Library

  

Tina Claffey Photography Exhibition - on wetlands & bogs of the Midlands

Month of October

Free.  All welcome.

Tel: 057 9135086 or Email: Kilcormaclibrary@offalycoco.ie

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