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Chinese New Year Children's Stories and Crafts

Rathmines Library, Saturday 25 January at 3pm 

A special themed storytelling and crafts event for children to celebrate Chinsese New Year. Suitable for children age 5-12 years. This year Chinese New Year celebrates the Year of the Rat.

A Bridge Over Troubled Waters - Seamus Heaney and the politics of the North

Rathmines Library, Monday 27 January at 6pm  

A talk on the relation between the poetry of Seamus Heaney and the politics of the North. Hosted by Sophie Doyle from the Listen Now Again exhibition. A partnership project between the NLI, the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Bank of Ireland, the exhibition draws on the National Library’s extensive archive of Heaney documents and features Heaney’s original manuscripts as well as letters, unpublished works, diary entries, photographs, note books, and multi-media recordings.  Sophie will draw on archive material from the display in the course of her presentation.  

The Positive Effect of Music on Children's Development

Raheny Library, Monday 27 January at 6.30pm  

Facilitated by Marisol de Paula of Clontarf Violin School, this talk will look at how music and playing an instrument can have a positive effect on a child's development. Marisol will illustrate how learning music at an early age can build motor skills, foster self-expression, strengthen memory skills and improve social skills.  

Coding for Scratch

Dolphin's Barn Library, Saturday 1 February at 2.30pm

Create a mini game using Scratch, a child-friendly coding platform. Workshop suitable for children age 7 - 9 years old. Part of STEMsational Saturdays at Your Library series.

3D Digital Design

Pearse Street Library, Saturday 1 February at 2.30pm  

Be the architect of your own 3D design. Workshop suitable for children age 10+. Part of STEMsational Saturdays at Your Library series.

Yoga and Voice for Here and Now

Central Library, Wednesday 5 February at 1pm 

Ballymun Library, Wednesday 12 February at 11am  

Sometimes it seems hard to find time or space, and we feel pulled in so many different directions. These sessions use simple movements, co-ordinating with our breath, and working with simple sounds using our voices, to help us find a new sense of space and wellbeing, enabling us to live our lives more fully. 

Chair Aerobics

Dolphin's Barn Library, Thursday 6 February at 10.30am

Donaghmede Library, Wednesday 12 February at 10.30am   

With exercises set to music, learn to build strength and get fit in a fun and easy way. Suitable for beginners and all abilities welcome.  Loose clothing and suitable footwear is essential. Hosted as part of Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme.

Passports, Pilots and Planes: a history of Dublin Airport

Drumcondra Library; Thursday 6 February at 6.30pm

Ballymun Library; Monday 10 February at 6.30pm 

Cabra Library; Thursday 20 February at 6.30pm 

Raheny Library; Thursday 27 February at 6.30pm

Dublin Airport, or Collinstown Airport as it was originally known, is 80 years old this year but the site has an aviation history stretching as far back as 1917. This talk focuses on how Dublin Airport has developed from one flight a day on grass runways to the European Union's 11th largest airport and Ireland's gateway to the world.  

Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design

Ballymun Library, Saturday 8 February at 2.30pm

Pearse Street Library, Saturday 7 March at 2.30pm  

Layout, layering, image manipulation and effects - learn how to use these techniques to create your own posters, website graphics...or maybe an Angry Bird or two! Workshop suitable for children age 8+. Part of STEMsational Saturdays at Your Library series.

Minecraft Engineer

Charleville Mall Library, Saturday 8 February at 2.30pm

Take Minecraft to the next level. Construct automatic doors, lighting systems and more. Workshop suitable for children aged 7 - 9 years old. Part of STEMsational Saturdays at Your Library series.

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