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DayStaffed Hours
Tuesday10:00am - 1:00pm & 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday2:00pm - 5:00pm & 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturday10:00am - 1.00pm
DayOpen Library Hours (Self Service)
Monday8am – 10pm
Tuesday8am – 10am 1pm – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm
Wednesday8am – 10pm
Thursday8am – 2pm, 5pm – 6pm and 8pm – 10pm
Friday8am – 10pm
Saturday8am – 10am and 1pm – 10pm
Sunday8am – 10pm

For information on how to access the library on a self service basis, 7 days a week, please see here. Please note that Banagher Library will be closed on the Saturday and Monday of a Bank Holiday weekend.

Banagher Library
Moores Corner,
R42 XY40

Phone: 057 91 51471


Events & Activities this April


Spring into StorytimeTuesday April 4th at 2.15pmAge 3+
Easter Crafts for kidsSaturday April 8th.  11am – 12pmEaster themed crafts for kids for ages Easter themed crafts for kids for ages 7 -13. Come along and make your own lovely Easter themed crafts. Booking advised as places are limited.
Book display – Teen LiteratureThursday April 13th  Book display to celebrate Teen Literature to raise awareness among the general public that young adult literature is a vibrant, growing genre with much to offer today's teens. Also on the day the Branch Librarian will be available to connect teens with books and other reading materials.
Spring into StorytimeThursday April 20th at 2.15pmAge 3+
Spring into StorytimeSaturday April 22nd at 11.00amInfo: Hans Christian Anderson was born this month 112 years ago and yet his stories are as well loved and relevant as ever! Come down to the library to celebrate this well loved author with stories, songs and colouring. Suitable for under 8s.
Poetry day IrelandThursday April 27thCome to the library and pick up a Pocket Poem.
Poetry day IrelandThursday April 27th.  3.30pm – 4.30pm.Info: Poetry workshop for ages 8 – 13. In this workshop the children will read poems, focusing on rhythm, rhyme and theme. They will also look at examples of alliteration and simile and try their hand at creating their own poems.  Booking advised as places are limited.
Banagher Library Book ClubMonday April 17th at 7.30pm.

New 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

Cost: Free event.

Contact: Banagher Library for further information on 057 9151471 or email BanagherLibrary@offalycoco.ie


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