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.

Irish Wildlife Trust Talk and Walk

Blessingtown BasinWednesday 25 July at 11am in Ballyfermot Library. Wednesday 8 August at 2pm in Marino Library. Thursday 16 August at 11am in Phibsboro Library.

The Irish Wildlife Trust host these family friendly events which feature a brief wildlife talk in the library followed by a walk in the local park, exploring the wildlife found there.

  • Ballyfermot Library - Wednesday 25 July at 11am in the library followed by a walk in Markievicz Park to explore the wildlife.
  • Marino Library - Wednesday 8th August at 2pm in the library followed by a walk to Fairview Park to explore the wildlife.
  • Phibsboro' Library -  Thursday 16 August at 11am in the library followed by a walk in Blessington Basin to explore the wildlife.

June in the Business Information Centre, Central Library

Lots happening in the Business Information Centre this June -

Lecture / Workshop

  • Thursday 7 June at 2pm - How to Use E- resources effectively. A demonstration of e-resources
  • Thursday 14 June at 1.30pm - How to Write a Winning CV and Ace the Interview, presented by Orla Donagher Career Coach and founder of
  • Thursday 21 June at 1.30pm - "Let's Connect". The importance of networking in a business and social context presented by Alec Drew, The Business Expert.

Book Reading with Early Learning Initiative

Thursday 17 May from 10am to 11.20am at Raheny Library

Cuidiu Dublin North East Branch are hosting a Book Reading with Early Learning Initiative at Raheny Library. Suitable for babies and children. All welcome.

Hear and see storytellers bring books to life with props. Pick up tips and hints for reading at home and the all round development of your child through books.

How to Choose a Career Path when you are Multi Talented.

Tuesday 15 May at 1.30pm in the Business Information Centre, Central Library, ILAC Centre.

As part of the Career Direction and Development Programme 2018, How to Choose a Career Path when you are Multi Talented is the talk for May. Hosted by Maite Lopez, Career Change and Pathfinding Coach, this talk will assist with Finding Your Own Career Path and  Exploring Your Potential. The event is free. All are welcome.

Let's get Talking Mental Health with Angela Amirault

Thursday 31 May at 1pm in Walkinstown Library.

“You can be happier in your life once you realise the only person you can change is yourself. If you are ready to react differently, you are ready  for your life to be different”

Angela Amirault has a degree in Psychology from Canada and a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Dublin City University. She also has certificates in mindfulness and art therapy and is fully accredited by the Irish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
The talk is free. Booking is recommended.

Using eResources for research

eResources trainingThursday 7 June and 26 July from 2.00pm-3.00pm at the Business Information Centre, Central Library

Training on using E-resources successfully to progress your research requests provided by a librarian on Thursday afternoons from 2.00pm-3.00pm.

To learn tomorrow’s skills today, please reserve your place at the Business Information Desk.

House and Home – A series of talks in Rathmines Library

House and HomeWednesday 16 May, Monday 21 May and Wednesday 23 and 30 May at 6.30pm in Rathmines Library

Domestic bliss or house from hell? Either way, our home environment is one of the most important elements on our wellbeing. Enjoy this  series of varied talks based on our home life.

  • Neighbours and the Law: Wednesday 16 May at 6.30pm. A talk and question and answer session by Tadgh Kelly of Pearts Solicitors, author of Neighbours and the Law.
  • Domestic Life in Dublin: Monday 21 May at 6.30pm. A talk on how the First World War changed home life forever by Maeve Casserly, Historian in Residence with Dublin City Council.
  • Clever House Restoration: Wednesday 23 May at 6.30pm. A talk by Tamara Jaradat on interior architecture, design and restoration advice for period and modern homes.
  • Renting and Sharing Space:  Wednesday 30 May at 6.30pm. Andrew Guy of Threshold looks at how to cope with sharing your domestic space with others. A talk for all ages!

Community Information Series at Coolock Library

Community Law and MediationMonday 14 May to Friday 18 May inclusive in Coolock Library. Talks/Sessions are at 11am with the exception of Thursday 17 May which is at 2pm

Community Law & Mediation (CLM) is an independent, community-based organisation in Coolock. CLM works to empower individuals experiencing disadvantage by providing free legal (representation, advocacy and advice), mediation and information (including education) services. Coolock Library in collaboration with CLM are delighted to offer a series of free talks to the community on the following topics.

  • The Importance of Making a Will on Monday 14 May at 11am
  • Family Law on Tuesday 15 May at 11am
  • Housing on Wednesday 16 May at 11am
  • Fair Deal on Thursday 17 May at 2pm  
  • Money Management on Friday 18 May at 11am