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Libraries Unlimited: A Strategic Direction for Dublin City Libraries 2019-2023

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What's On at the Library

Healthy Ireland at Your Library
Talks, discussions and workshops will be offered until April 2020 on the themes of #BeWell #EatWell.

Local History Society Day
Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, Saturday 21st  March, 10am – 2.30pm

National Library Open Day
On Saturday, February 29th, libraries around the country are taking part in the first ever National Library Open Day.

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Latest from our Blog

Rocketman! Favourite movies for teens

The second blog post written by Transition Year student, Aisling, on recent work experience in Pearse Street Library,  all about her... more

Best Sci-Fi books

Science fiction provides the perfect outlet to escape from everyday life, nothing beats picking up a novel and being transported into a... more

Tips to encourage good reading habits in your child

Children who are encouraged to read, are most likely to enjoy reading later in life, but also develop several skills that will help them... more

Best Romance Novels So Far

Romance is threaded through our books, poetry and plays, from classic novels like Gone With the Wind to modern works like The... more

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Libraries on Twitter

  • Walkinstown Library host a Sound Bath Meditation this Tuesday 25 February at 2.30pm. Admission free, booking requ… []15 hours 39 min ago
  • The newly designed Dublin City Libraries Children's membership card will be available in our branches from Monday M… []17 hours 43 min ago
  • Thank you so much to all the 4th class children across Dublin city who entered the competition to design a new libr… []17 hours 53 min ago
  • In this workshop, participants will gain an understanding of what mindfulness is and learn to identify ways in whic… []20 hours 8 sec ago
  • Check out the latest blog by Aisling, a Transition Year student, on recent work experience in Pearse Street Library… []20 hours 27 min ago
  • Great pic. Libraries are about entertainment and relaxing too 😀 #LeapIntoLibraries #TakeACloserLook []21 hours 52 min ago
  • @nearfm @BAItweets @CRAOL @cdetbcdu @ColDhulaigh @CityofDublinETB @DublinDigiRadio @DublinLive @thejournal_ie[]1 day 9 hours ago
  • Great to see the positive coverage of Coolock Library continue. Keep an eye on our social media for more details o… []1 day 15 hours ago
  • RT @LibrariesIre: National Library Open Day is on Saturday, February 29th. Visit your local library and #TakeACloserLook at all that’… []1 day 17 hours ago
  • #TheCreativeStudio in Ballyfermot Library awaits you! Interested in podcasting, music recording, video? See… []1 day 17 hours ago
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