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Tuesday, 17th: Dublin City branch libraries are open today as normal. Mobile library services also resume; however due to vehicle maintenance the Killester stop is cancelled, our apologies for any inconvenience.

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Dublin Festival of HistoryDublin Festival of History
29 Sep - 14 Oct at Dublin Castle, libraries & throughout Dublin City
Over 85 free history events incl. new History Day for children.
Open HouseOpen House Tours
Saturday 14 October 11.00-16.30 at Dublin City Library & Archive
Free 30 minute guided tours
Jacob's BiscuitsJacob's Biscuit Factory & Dublin: An assorted history
8 Sep - 8 Nov at Dublin City Library & Archive
This major exhibition explores all aspects of the factory’s 20th century history & its impact on lives of Dubliners.Guided tours available.
start/grow your own businessStart or Grow Your Own Business
21 Sep - 26 Oct at the Central Library
Series of 6 free talks/workshops designed to empower potential entrepreneurs.
Exhibition panelsExhibitions to View, October
Various Libraries
Jacob's Biscuit Factory: An assorted history, Dublin After the Rising, 1916-1918, Jonathan Swift and more

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