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War of Independence Lectures

War of Independence FlierRathmies Library, 9th and 16 September (details below)

Dublin City's Historians in Residence are delivering a set of two part lecture series on the War of Independence.These are taking place across a number of libraries and are unique to each branch as our Historians In Residence explore the tumultuous years of the Irish War of Independence, featuring local stories and national events.

Summer Star Storytime

Rathmines Library, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 12pm during July

Summer Star Storytime sessions commencing on Tuesday 2 July to Thursday 25 July.  A storytelling session will take place on each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 12pm up to 25 July.  

Sessions most suitable for children age 5-8 years. 

Blazing a Trail: Irish Women Who Changed the World

Ballyfermot Library, 1-31 July

Blazing a Trail: Irish Women Who Changed the World - An Exhibition.  On display at Ballyfermot Library during July.  The women in this vibrant exhibition have excelled in the arts and entertainment, science and medicine, politics, sports, aviation and adventure. Find out more about these remarkable Irish women, from artist Sarah Purser to ground-breaking architect Eileen Gray, including plenty of contemporary trailblazers such as Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell and athlete Sonia O'Sullivan.

Euro 88 Homecoming - An Exhibition

Walkinstown Library, 4-31 July

Euro 88 Homecoming - an exhibition. Relive those magic memories of the win over England, Ronnie Whelan’s volley against USSR. Can it really be over 30 years ago?  This exhibition was created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Euro 88, with the content detailing the homecoming of Irish soccer team on their return to Dublin.  

Tony Gregory - Life and Work Exhibition

Tony Gregory Pearse Street Library, 4-31 July

Tony Gregory - Life and Work: an Exhibition celebrating the life and work of the late Irish politician. Tony Gregory (5 December 1947 - 2 January 2009 ) was an Irish Independent politician, and a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Central constituency from 1982-2009. This exhibition looks at many aspects of his life and political career.

Artist in Residence at Cabra Library Creative Hub

Cabra Library, Monday 15 to Saturday 20 July at various times.

Cabra Library presents a series of art and craft workshops with Artist in Residence, Jane Fogarty.  This is a week long residency and please note there are different strands to the series, so one can choose from various options in which to attend the sessions. 

Session 1 : Monday 15 to Friday 19 July 10.30am-11.30am & Saturday 20 July 10.30am-12pm.  *Please note all places in Session 1 are now fully booked*

Session 2 : Monday 15 to Friday 19 July 12-1pm & Saturday 20 July 12.30-2pm.  *Please note for Session 2, there are some places available for Thursday 18th and Friday 19th only; all other days now fully booked*

Session 3: Monday 15 to Friday 19 July from 2.30-4.30pm. Sessions 1 & 2 suitable for children age 6-10 years and Session 3 is open to all the family. 

The Magic of Music

Donaghmede Library, Tuesday 16 July at 11am

Raheny Library. Tuesday 16 July at 2.30pm   *Please note this session is fully booked*

Kevin Street Library, Wednesday 7 August at 2.30pm  

An exciting Magic of Music exploration of how words and rhymes in books bring rhythmic patterns to life. Children will explore this using samba drumming, tuned bells with the chords of Pachelbels Canon, rap music and composition. Suitable for children age 7-11 years.

Dublin City Libraries - Out and About July 20 - 21

Rose FestivalDublin City Libraries are Out and About on Saturday 20 July and Sunday 21 July. We'll be at the Maker Faire in Merrion Square with out new Maker Bus on Saturday July 20th and at the annual Rose Festival in St. Anne's Park all weekend. At teh rose Festival we'll have workshhops and events for kids and ourMobile Library. See below for more details.



Vroom-Town Storytime with Giant Jigsaws and Colouring Station

Summer Event

Ringsend Library Tuesday 23 July at 11am

Discover the latest adventues of your favoutite Vroom-Town. The Storytime will be followed by Giant Jigsaws and Colouring Station.

Toddler Time with Sarah Sparkles

Summer Stars

Finglas Library Tuesday 23 July at 11.00am
Storytelling, Games and Song with Sarah Tully  
Sarah Sparkles comes colourfully dressed with added sparkle and a smile to entertain.!!