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Tuesday9:30am - 5:30pm 
Wednesday9:30am - 8:00pm 
Thursday9:30am - 5:30pm 
Friday9:30am - 5:30pm 
Saturday9:30am - 1:00pm 

All libraries will be closed on the Saturday of a Bank Holiday weekend.

Edenderry Library
JKL Street,
Co. Offaly.

Phone:046 97 31028

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Edenderry Library will be closed for Easter on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th April. We wish all our customers a Happy Easter!


Art Exhibition

Local Artist, Gavin McLachlan will be holding an exhibition at Edenderry library from 25th March to 15th April. Gavin, who is originally from Rathvilla now lives in Daingean and has been attending art classes there for the past year.  All welcome.


Easter Events @ the Library

Easter chicks


Photograph of Eden Chorale performing in Edenderry Library


There will be a treat  in store for classical music lovers  on Wednesday 16th April at 7pm, when Eden Chorale perform at Edenderry Library.  The Master of ceremonies on the night with be Dr. Philip Brady, who will also recite poetry from his collection. Light refreshments will be provided.  All welcome.

Easter Arts & Crafts session at Edenderry Library on Thursday 17th April @ 3pm. For ages 5 years+. Booking essential. Phone 046 9731028.

Knitting Workshop for Easter on Saturday 12th April @ 10am.  Workshop is aimed at children aged 8 years+. Booking essential 046 9731028.

Story-time with puppets on Wednesday 16th April at 11.30am.  Children 2 - 7 years.  Booking Essential.  This event is supported by Offaly County Childcare Committee.

Craft Exhibition of O'Spealain Jewellery by Bernadette Tyrrell. On display for the month of April.


New Computer Courses at the Library


Course         Course Length    Start Date    
Internet for Improvers       4weeks        01/05/2014      
Getting started on Tablets   5weeks              25/4/2014     
Getting started On Internet        5 weeks       8/5/2014      
Getting started on Computers          8weeks       14/5/2014      


Displaying crafts in Edenderry Library

Do you have a craft that you would like to put on display to the public?  Edenderry library are interested in promoting crafts from the surrounding area and we now have a dedicated display area in which you can do so.  Phone Edenderry Library at 046 9731028 for further details.



The Chess Club meets every Wednesday night @ 7pm and is open to adults and children over 7 years. New members welcome.


Tuesday mornings 11.00 - 12.30pm.


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