Language Learning

Japanese Language and Culture Group at Ballymun Library

Japanese traditional dressJapanese Language and Culture Group, Ballymun Library, meet once a month.  Adults whose first language is Japanese teach children about traditional Japanese culture through the medium of Japanese. 

Dates vary, check with Ballymun Library in advance, Tel. (01) 222 8356

(Note: Group does not meet in August)

Parent and Child Language Groups

Parent and Child Language Groups operate in Ballymun and Rathmines Libraries; days/times vary and it might be advisable to check with the relevant library in advance. Details are as follows:

Conversation Exchange

Conversation ExchangeConversation exchanges are very popular in the libraries. As well as practising your language skills with native speakers through conversation, you can also learn much about the culture, politics and economics of that country. They are held in Ballymun, Cabra, Central Library, Coolock, Donaghmede, Pearse Street, Pembroke, Raheny and Walkinstown libraries. Dates and times may vary (see below); it is advisable to check with location in advance.

Leabhair Ciúin

Déardaoin 20 Lúnasa ag 12pm  

An bhfuil fhios agat faoi leabhair ciúin? Is féidir leat na leabhair seo a léamh gan teanga ar bith. Sa ceardlann seo, léiríonn Sadhbh conas a mbeidh tú in ann leabhar ciúin a chruthú agus a léamh trí na pictiúirí amháin. Tá sé oiriúnach do pháistí aois 5-10 bliain. In this creative prompts online video, Sadhbh demomstrates how to create your own story book without using any words. Suitable for children age 5-10 years.

Basic Irish Language Course

Pearse St Library, Monday 13 May at 6pm

This five-week course is designed and taught by tutors from Gaelchultúr.