Libraries

Grow It Yourself Groups

Fruit and vegetablesGrow It Yourself (GIY) Groups meet in two libraries (Walkinstown and Raheny libraries). GIY groups are local food growers networks that recreate the camaraderie of allotment growing for back-garden vegetable growers by getting them together on a regular basis to learn from each other and exchange tips, war-stories and produce. Details as follows:

Book of drawings from McDonagh & Pearse Towers 2003-2004

Book of Drawings from McDonagh and Pearse Towers 2003-2004, by artist Liz Comerford, is on permanent display in Ballymun Library.

Ballymun Library opening hours are as follows: Monday - Thursday 10am - 8pm Friday and Saturday 10am - 5pm, closed Sunday.

For more information: Ballymun Library, tel: (01) 842 1890 Email: ballymunlibrary@dublincity.ie

Legal Services, Ballymun Library

Ballymun Community Law CentreFLACBallymun library hosts both FLAC and the Ballymun Community Law Centre on a regular basis. Days and times vary so please refer to details below.

Citizens Information Centres

Citizens Information CentresCitizens Information Centres (CICs) are hosted in Donaghmede and Raheny Libraries and provide free, impartial and confidential information. They provide integrated information across the full range of state services and entitlements as well as local services and supports.

Between the jigs and the reels

Uilleann PiperMusic Library, Central Library, October 31st at 1.00p.m.

Join the "musicmakers & dreamers of dreams" Mairéad O'Donnell ( Fiddle & Vocals) and Maeve McCann (Uilleann pipes, whistles & bodhran) for an hour of traditional music and song to include barndances, mazurkas, airs etc

For more details on Mairead see www.maireadodonnell.ie

Parallels, Ireland and India, 1919.

leprecaun216Irish nationalists drew parallels between their own struggle and that in India, particularly the brutality of colonialism. In mid-1919, the British government faced rebellion both overseas and at home. India was consumed with unrest as demobilised soldiers and economic recession created unstable conditions in the region, particularly the Punjab.

Lost in the Stacks: Pick and Mix comics

Lost in the Stacks Welcome to the seventh entry in our blog series 'Lost in the Stacks' - recommendations by Dublin City Libraries staff exploring overlooked gems and helping you find your next read!

Our entry today comes from Marc and is an eclectic mix of some of his current comic faves, including horror-infused fairytales, university adventures and a spy thriller!

Drumcondra improvement works

painter219Due to essential improvement works, Drumcondra Library will remain closed to the public on the following dates: 29th October – 7th November inclusive.

Classmate Autumn 2019

classmatecoverClassmate is a free magazine for primary school children published by Dublin City Council. In the Halloween issue you can read about lots of spooky happenings in Dublin city and you also have another chance to win a Kindle Fire in our Autumn Book Quiz.

Lost in the Stacks: Halloween Special

Lost in the Stacks Welcome to the sixth entry in our blog series 'Lost in the Stacks' - recommendations by Dublin City Libraries staff exploring overlooked gems and helping you find your next read!

Our entry today comes from Jessica and looks at some of the best books to read this Halloween!

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