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Craft Workshop - Creative Collage and Stitchwork

Hession craftThursday 17 May at 11am in Dolphin's Barn Library

Join ReCreate for a textile workshop using a wonderful variety of reuse fabrics and yarns.  Learn some creative stitching techniques and how to weave using hessian sacks or try your hand at making your very own fibre collage. All materials are supplied and the workshop is suitable for beginners. Admission is free. Booking Essential

Lunchtime Recital with Cello Ireland

Cello IrelandMonday 21 May at 1pm in Music Library, Central Library 

Cello Ireland was founded in 2014 by Una Ni Chanainn, cellist RTÉ NSO. It is a collective of cellists, which performs in different guises and has enjoyed many collaborations with artists across the genres.

In this Lunchtime Recital, the cello quartet will play a wide variety of music, from Latin America (Piazzolla) to songs from the Irish tradition.

Dánta agus Duanta

Dé Luain 21 Bealtaine ag 6.15pm Leabharlann Marino

Is iontach an tráthnóna a bheidh againn Dé Luain 21 Bealtaine ag 6.15, nuair a bheimid ag éisteacht le filíocht agus amhránaíocht á gcur i láthair ag grúpa caidrimh Buíon an Talaimh Ghlais, i bpáirt le Pobal Chluain Tarbh mar ocáid den 39ú Éigse bhliantúil.  
Saorchead isteach agus fáilte roimh chách

Gardening for Birds

Garden BirdsMonday 21May at 6.30pm in Finglas Library

An interest in birds can last a lifetime, a fact which author Declan Murphy knows too well. Drawing on a lifetimes experience this talk introduces you to the birds in your garden, what they look like and what they sound like. Learn how to attract birds to your garden and which plants to grow in this entertaining presentation. The talk is free. Booking is recomended.

Craft Workshop - 3D Decoupage Cards

3d decoupage cardTuesday 22 May at 10.30am in Phibsboro Library

With Ann McFadden, learn how to create beautiful and distinctive cards for all occasions. Decoupage is a fun and easy way to decorate just about any object. Materials provided – all you will need is a little patience and plenty of imagination! The workshop is free. Booking is essential as places are limited.

Craft Workshop - Fabric Appliqué Card Making

Fabric AppliqueWednesday 23 May at 10.30am in Drumcondra Library

A demonstration of two distinct craft skills with Ann McFadden. Learn to make fabric collages and create contemporary patchwork pieces to produce cards, cushions and items of clothing. Materials provided – all you will need is a little patience and plenty of imagination! The workshop is free. Booking is essential as places are limited.

Walkinstown’s Musical Roads

Walkinstown Musical RoadsWednesday 23 May at 6.30pm in Walkintown Library

The names of eighteen composers and musicians connected to a greater or lesser extent with Ireland such as Michael Balfe, John Field, Percy French, Count John McCormack, Thomas Moore and Vincent Wallace are commemorated in the names of roads in Walkinstown.  
Newer residents of the area may not be aware of the heritage surrounding the names of the roads they live on.  So Michael Grant, whose very popular series of talks on matters musical in the Central Music Library is now in its 10th year, is making  visit to Walkinstown Library to talk about and illustrate with musical examples the lives of many of these artists.

Filíocht don Phobal

FilíochtDé Chéadaoin 23 Bealtaine ag 6.30pm Leabharlann Ráth Eanaigh

Tá an ócáid seo  eagraithe le Ciorcal Comhrá Ráth Eanaigh i gcomhpháirt le Pobal Chluain Tarbh. Imeacht d’Éigse Chluain Tarbh 2018. Saorchead isteach agus fáilte roimh chách

iPad Learning for Seniors

iPADMonday 28 May to Friday 1 June in the Central Library - Classes will take place daily from 9-11am and 11.15am-1.15pm

Would you like to learn how to use the internet and play your part in an increasingly digital world?  The Central Library presents free iPad Learning tuition under the Digital Skills for Citizens Scheme. The scheme is a digital skills training course for those who have never used the internet. Perhaps you are thinking about buying an iPad and want to learn more about it? Or do you own an iPad and want to put it to better use? These lessons are designed for beginners and will cover the very basics from what that round button at the bottom of the iPad does to how you can move or delete an app.

Writing and publishing your first book

Not to selfThursday 31 May at 6.30pm in Raheny Library.

Do you have a story a tell? Would you like to see your own book for sale? Whether your interests are in fiction, natural history or fantasy, learn what is involved in publishing a book from writing the story to seeing the finished book on the shelf. Everything from writing style
to financial costs is covered in this lively and engaging talk by Irish author Declan Murphy. The talk is free. Booking is recommended.