The Government has agreed that Level 5 as set out in the Plan for Living with COVID-19 will apply nationally until May 17th 2021. The Government has clearly stated that there is an absolute need to minimise the level of mobility and congregation of people in order to reduce all opportunities for transmission of the virus.

Please note that our library buildings will re-open to the public for Browsing Services and Contact & Collect from Monday, May 10th. Please see Library Page.

Consequently, and in line with current public health guidance, the Offices of Offaly County Council are closed for walk-in services to support this reduced mobility policy.

Public access cannot be facilitated during LEVEL 5 restrictions. Therefore, Offaly County Council services will be available by telephone, email, online post and only where absolutely necessary and in exceptional circumstances by appointment. Please read latest information.

eLibrary

  

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 iVox Books 

iVox is an interactive storybook app for children ages 4-8. Designed for little hands and big imaginations, iVox brings favourite stories to life with three dimensional characters and scenes that children can explore.

Click HERE for more information.

DAF TTRS

Touch-Type Read and Spell

New to Offaly Libraries, funded by Dormant Account Funding!  TTRS is an accessible, multi-sensory online literacy course that teaches reading and spelling through touch-typing. Suitable from ages seven to 107.

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eBooks and eAudiobooks

Click here for information on how to download eBooks and eAudiobooks for Free

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Free eMagazines 

Read a range of popular magazines using our FREE eMagazine service

Click here for information on how to download eMagazines for Free

eComics 

Free eComics for Children 

Access digital comics! Choose from top comics including Marvel® favourites and other major brands.

Click here for information on how to download eComics for Children for Free

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Free Music Streaming

Freegal® is a free music streaming service now available from Offaly Libraries.

Click here for information on how to download the Freegal app from the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store, and on Amazon.

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Free Movie Streaming

Beamafilm® is a free movie and documentary streaming service now available from Offaly Libraries.

Patrons of Offaly Library Service can stream for free via the Beamafilm app, on beamafilm.com or through the library’s catalogue page.

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Free online courses

Access FREE online courses, choose from over 400 courses

Click here for information on Free E-Learning Courses

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Learn a Language

Transparent Language Online is a language-learning platform available for FREE through Offaly Libraries. Learn a new language or brush up on one half-forgotten on your computer, phone or tablet.

Click here for more information

PressReader

Online Newspapers and Magazines

PressReader is a website and app that connects you with the world’s best newspapers and magazines. You have FREE access to 7000+ publications from 120+ countries in 60+ languages with your library membership.

 

Click here for more information.

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Company search Ireland/UK

Vision-net.ie is now Europe's leading provider of low cost information on all Irish and UK Companies.   Click here for more info.

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Free eComics and Graphic Novels for Adults 

Access digital comics and graphic novels! Please note that some of the content is not suitable for children. eComics for Children is available above on a different link.

Click here for information on how to download eComics for Adults for Free

 

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Welcome to the Offaly Libraries Newsletter page

Every month we will email the Newsletter to you.
It will tell you about recent library news, highlight future events and provide you with updates on services and new initiatives.

We welcome your feedback and suggestions.

To receive the Newsletter, please click here.