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Offaly and Laois Parent Support Programme of Events

Start: 20 Sep 2023 - 12:00 AM
End: 4 Dec 2023 - 12:00 AM

Offaly Libraries together with Laois Libraries are delighted to co-deliver a series of online talks and in-person workshops for parents at various stages throughout the year. Supported by Laois Offaly Children and Young People’s Services Committees ( CYPSC ), the Parenting Support Programme invites experts to discuss a broad range of parenting topics currently impacting our children.

The aim of the programme is to to give parents simple and practical strategies to help them build healthy relationships with their children and confidently manage issues as they arise. 

The programme will return in September 2023 and will be open to everyone including parents, caregivers, healthcare professionals, teachers, special needs assistants and those working with children and young people.

Details of all events can be found in our digital booklet here and summarized below:

Birr Events

Budget Information Session:
Practical Tips and Advice

Wednesday 11th October at 14:30

Family Fun Music Games and Activities

Tuesday 24th October at 15:00

Hey Pesto: Family Fake-away:
Parent & Child (6-12 Yrs)

Tuesday 31st October at 11:00

Booking is essential for all Birr events.

Call Birr Library on 057 912 4950 or email to book.

Edenderry Events

Rainbow Reflexology
Suitable for ages 0 – 3 Years

Wednesday 20th September at 10.30

The ABC’s of LGBT+ with Midlands LQBT

Wednesday 25th October at 19:00

Nutrition Advice for
Infant and Toddler

Wednesday 15th November at 11:00

Booking is essential for all Edenderry events.

Call Edenderry Library on 046 973 1028 or email to book.

Tullamore Events

As I Am – Autism in Girls
Talk delivered by Fiona Farris

Tuesday 26th September at 19:00

Budget Information Session: Tips and Advice

Wednesday 11th October at 10:30

Music Generation:
Family Ukelele Workshops

November 11th, 18th, 25th and December 2nd 

Booking is essential for all Tullamore events.

Call Tullamore Library on 057 934 6832 or email to book.

Clara Events

Prenatal Yoga on Saturday 4th November at 10:30

Booking is essential. Call Clara Library on 057 933 1389 or email to book your spot.

Online Events

First Aid for Parents

Thursday 14th September 19:00 on Zoom

Free Play, Risk and Social and Emotional Development

Thursday 12th October at 19:30 on Zoom

Booking is essential.

Email to book your spot for online events