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Family Time Film Screenings

Cabra Library, Thursday 12 December at 3.15pm

Inchicore Library, Saturday 14 & 21 December at 2.30pm 

Pearse Street Library, Saturday 21 December at 2.30pm 

Raheny Library, Saturday 14 Decenber at 11am 

Terenure Library, Wednesday 18 December at 4pm  

Walkinstown Library, Saturday 21 December at 3pm  

Christmas themed film screenings for all the family to enjoy. Part of Family Time at Your Library programme. Please check with library for details of film titles to be shown at each library.  

Christmas Stories for Children

Central Library, Saturday 21 December at 3pm  

A special storytelling event that celebrates the magic and wonder of children's Christmas stories. Family event and most suitable for children age 3-7 years. Part of Family Time at Your Library programme.  

Christmas Story Reading and Music

Saturday 7 December; Marino Library at 11am,  Donaghmede Library at 2pm   

Saturday 14 December; Kevin Street Library at 11.30am,  Pearse Street Library at 2pm

Explore the Wonder of Christmas through the magic of Christmas Books. Recreate and explore the enchantment of some wonderful Christmas books and their stories through the use of interactive drama, imaginary play, music, song and dance. Family event and most suitable for children 3-7 years. Facilitated by drama artist Anita Nicholson.  Part of Family Time at Your Library programme. 

Design and Make Your Own Christmas Cards

Saturday 7 December; Ringsend Library at 11.30am,  Kevin Street Library at 2pm      

Saturday 14 December; Drumcondra Library at 11.30am,  Phibsboro Library at 2pm   

A special Christmas crafts session where you can learn to design and make your own Christmas Cards.  Family event and most suitable for children 4-12 years. Part of Family Time at Your Library programme.  

The Irish Contribution to Colombian Independence

Rathmines Library, Tuesday 3 December at 5.30pm

Discussing the Irish Contribution to Colombian Independence & Colombia - from the bicentennial to the future. With historian and author Tim Fanning and Colombian Professor, Ricardo Urdaneta. A panel discussion organised by the Embassy of Colombia in Ireland, as part of the celebrations of 200 years of Colombian Independence.  

‘A Christmas Spectacle: The Story of Panto in Dublin’ Exhibition

June RogersPearse Street Library, until the end of January 2020.

Dublin City Library and Archive is pleased to present its latest exhibition. The exhibition is located in the Dublin Room of Pearse Street Library (138-144 Pearse Street) and is running until the end of January 2020.  Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-8pm Friday-Saturday 10am -5pm and admission is free of charge.

Free tours can be arranged for groups on demand. If you’d like to find out more about booking a tour, please email us at: cityarchives@dublincity.ie or call us on (01) 674 4997.

The Great Flood of December 1954

Marino Library, Wednesday 4 December at 6.30pm  

The Great Flood of December 1954 entered the history books as one of the worst weather events in the 20th Century. On the 8 December 1954, the areas of East Wall, North Strand and Fairview were severely affected. A talk featuring images, film footage and eye-witness accounts will provide a brief insight into the profound effect this event had on these local communities.  

C.O.P.D. Information and Support

Ballyfermot Library, Tuesday 19 November at 10.30am

If you or a family member has experience of C.O.P.D., come along to Ballyfermot Library on C.O.P.D. World Day 19 November for practical information and discussion. A Respiratory Nurse, Pharmacist and instructor from Siel Bleu will be present at this information session to provide advice and support.   

Karl MacDermott Author Visit

Terenure Library, Wednesday 13 November at 6.30pm  

Karl MacDermott, author and comedian will read from his short stories collection Juggling with Turnips. He will bring to life some of the characters from selected stories. Karl will also read some poems from his book, including his meditation on how life in Ireland over the decades never seems to change.  

Mary O'Sullivan: Secretary to Dublin's Lord Mayors 1901-1942

Central Library, Friday 22 November at 1.10pm

Mary O'Sullivan gave a witness statement to the Bureau of Military History, which she signed on 4 January 1951. In it she describes more than forty years serving the Lord Mayors of Dublin, but particularly from 1917 to 1924, critical years in the city's history.  Presented by Mary Muldowney, DCC Historian-in-Residence.   

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