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Plan a Class Visit to your Local Library

We love it when students come to visit us in the library! Classes are very welcome in all our libraries to swap books, attend events and maybe even take part in a story time.

If you would like to bring your class to visit any of our library branches, please contact your local branch to arrange a time that suits.

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Touch, Type, Read and Spell

TTRS is available for free through Offaly Libraries. Learn more about how your school can avail of this service here.

Reading Eggs and Mathseeds

All Offaly schools are invited to get in touch with our Ask the Librarian service for more information on free class subscriptions to Reading Eggs and Mathseeds.


This is a service which provides secure and easy-to-use Wi-Fi access for students. Students whose home institution is a participant in eduroam can simply open their laptop or mobile device within an eduroam hotspot to have immediate internet connectivity. Learn more about eduroam here.

Offaly Libraries School STEAM Programme

Our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) programme is aimed at school-age children and teens around the country. During national weeks through out the year, the library hosts a variety of engaging STEAM activities for both the primary and post-primary level.
Birr, Edenderry and Tullamore libraries are our champion STEAM locations with an excellent offering of STEAM related events occurring through out the year including:

For more detailed information on upcoming events at your local library, please view our
events calendar.

Engineers Week at Offaly Libraries
Science Week at Offaly Libraries
Astronomy Week at Offaly Libraries
Space Week at Offaly Libraries

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