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Jurassic Brick Land

Stemsnational Pearse St. Library, Sat 30 November at 2pm

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage…you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Land!

As part of STEMsational Saturdays.

STEMsational Saturdays

STEMsational SaturdaysBallymun, Pearse Street and Walkinstown Libraries, November 2019. See below for details.

Prepare to be amazed! STEMsational Saturdays are a series of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths workshops for children, taking place on Saturday afternoons in October and November.

Please contact the individual branches to book a place at a session.

Getting Citizens Online Digital Skills Course

Central Library, Monday 4, 11, 18, 25 November, 10am-12.30pm

Donaghmede Library, Tuesday 5, 12, 19, 26 November, 2pm-4.30pm  

Phibsboro LibraryMonday 4, 11, 18, 25 November and 2 December, 2pm-4pm  

Terenure Library, Wednesday 6, 13, 20, 27 November, 2pm-4.30pm   

Getting Citizens Online is a digital skills training course for those who have never used the internet.  Instruction will cover how to set up an e-mail account to using search engines. An iPad will be provided for use during each class or participants may choose to bring their own device e.g. smartphone, tablet or laptop.   

Paul Strzelecki: a forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine

Rathmines Library 1-30 November

Paul Strzelecki's struggle to save thousands: a forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine. This exhibition tells the story of Count Paul ( Pawel) Strzelecki, a world renowned Polish explorer and scientist, who volunteered to work in Ireland to combat famine from 1847-1849. Count Strzelecki deserves wide recognition for his heroism, deep empathy and the impact he made during the catastrophic famine period. 

How to Write a Winning CV and Ace the Interview

Work Matters logoPhibsboro Library, Monday 18 November at 6.30pm

Learn how to tailor your CV to maximise your chances of being selected for interview.

Discover how to effectively prepare for and stand out at interview on the day.

Tourism in Ireland in the 20th Century: selling a nation

Rathmines Library, Monday 18 November at 6.30pm   

Explore a revolutionary time in the Irish tourism industry as Ireland went from second city in the British Empire to an independent nation. Using images from 20th Century guidebooks, maps, magazines and posters, join Maeve Casserly DCC Historian in Residence to discover how we sold the story of Ireland at home and abroad. 

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.   

The War of Independence 1919-1921

Pembroke Library, Tuesday 19 November at 6.30pm  

Join Maeve Casserly, DCC Historian-in-Residence for an in depth look at an extraordinary time in the history of our nation.  Maeve will look at the central figures and events that shaped the period 1919-21.    

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.   


StemsnationalWalkinstown Library, Saturday 23 November at 2.30pm; Ballymun Library, Saturday 30 November at 2.30pm

Create a robot that makes automatic art. Bot-ticelli, anyone?!

As part of STEMsational Saturdays.