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All Dublin City Libraries branches will be closed on December 19th from 1pm until 5pm for staff training.

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Family time Family time at your library
Enjoy time with your family. Listening to stories, watching films and making crafts.

JuneRogers‘A Christmas Spectacle: The Story of Panto in Dublin’ Exhibition
Dublin City Library and Archive is pleased to present its latest exhibition.

Pavee Point Pavee Roads Home - An Exhibition: at Finglas Library on the changing Role of Traveller Men (from 10 December).

Christmas Christmas Holiday Arrangements: Dublin City Libraries will be closed from Christmas Eve to New Year's Day inclusive, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2020

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