Scrabble Clubs

ScrabbleScrabble Clubs meet in two branch libraries (Ballymun and Cabra) on a weekly basis. Days and times do vary (see below) so it might be advisable to check with the relevant library in advance.

Public Speaking Group, Rathmines Library

MicrophonePublic Speaking Club – meeting chaired by Stephen Kane. Meetings held in the Exhibition Room at Rathmines Library on the first Thursday of every month at 11.00am (except August).

Art Groups and Classes

Colour palletteArt Groups currently meet in four branch libraries (Ballymun, Charleville Mall, Coolock, Walkinstown), weekly or bi-weekly depending on Group. However days, dates and times can vary so it is advisable to check with the relevant library in advance. Details are as follows:

Writers’ Groups

PenLike to write? Want to try? Fiction, poetry, it matters not. A little ambition can go a long way! Members of Writers' Groups meet informally to talk about their writings, improve their skills, and to offer encouragement to one another.

Grow It Yourself Groups

Fruit and vegetablesGrow It Yourself (GIY) Groups meet in two libraries (Walkinstown and Raheny libraries). GIY groups are local food growers networks that recreate the camaraderie of allotment growing for back-garden vegetable growers by getting them together on a regular basis to learn from each other and exchange tips, war-stories and produce. Details as follows:

Legal Services, Ballymun Library

Ballymun Community Law CentreFLACBallymun library hosts both FLAC and the Ballymun Community Law Centre on a regular basis. Days and times vary so please refer to details below.

Citizens Information Centres

Citizens Information CentresCitizens Information Centres (CICs) are hosted in Donaghmede and Raheny Libraries and provide free, impartial and confidential information. They provide integrated information across the full range of state services and entitlements as well as local services and supports.

Note: Dates/times may vary, please check with location in advance.

Discover Diabetes

Pearse Street Library, Tuesday 21, 28 April, 5, 12 May, 14.00 *event cancelled, new date to be arranged

Free 4-week Discover Diabetes course starting in Pearse Street Library on 21st April.This course can help you look after diabetes and your health and teach you about all the different aspects of diabetes care . Places must be booked in advance to attend. To reserve your place, please contact Elaine Brennan  T. 01 795 8054. In partnership with HSE Primary Care Centre.

Anxiety – How to Survive and Thrive

Finglas Library, Wednesday 22 April, 18.30  *event cancelled, new date to be arranged

Whether it’s the increasingly fast pace of live, our growing inability to switch off or the impact of social media on our mental health, more and more people are being affected by rising anxiety levels.
This workshop looks at identifying triggers, how to manage our thought processes and how to thrive at life whilst working through anxiety.