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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

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:

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.

Note: Dates/times may vary, please check with location in advance.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with Clara Humble

book titleCelebrate summer reading with Dublin City Libraries. There are a lot of books to enjoy from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen an e-book called ‘Clara Humble Quiz Whiz’, written by Anna Humphrey and illustrated by Lisa Cinar. Clara Humble and her best friend Bradley are excited when they become contestants on their favourite TV game show.

Discover Science workshop

Ballymun Library, Wednesday 5 August at 11.30am 

Dolphin's Barn Library, Wednesday 5 August at 3pm  

Discover Science workshop. In this online session, children will learn how science is part of our lives, carry out interactive investigations, and explore topics from kitchen science to forces. The workshop will take place via Zoom platform facilitated by The Rediscovery Centre. Suitable for children age 7-11 years.  

Learn and Explore Music workshop

Raheny Library, Tuesday 28 July at 11am

Drumcondra Library, Tuesday 28 July at 12.15pm    

Learn and Explore Music workshop. In this online session, children will learn to create home-made instruments, perform rhythms, explore sounds and play musical games. Workshop suitable for children age 8-11 years. The workshop will take place via Zoom platform facilitated by The Mobile Music School.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with Sleepover Squad

book titleCelebrate summer reading with Dublin City Libraries. There are a lot of books to enjoy from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen ‘Sleepover Squad #1: Sleeping Over’, written by P.J. Denton and illustrated by Julia Denos. When Taylor invites her friends to their first sleepover party, Emily knows that her parents won’t be happy.  Will she miss the party or can she convince her parents to allow her to go?

Learn and Explore Music

Walkinstown Library, Wednesday 29 July at 11am

Terenure Library, Wednesday 29 July at 12.15pm   

Learn and Explore Music workshop. In this online session, children will learn to create home made instruments, perform rhythms, explore sounds and play musical games. Workshop suitable for children age 8-11 years. The workshop will take place via Zoom facilitated by The Mobile Music School.

Vroom-Town Storytime

Monday 13 July at 11am 

Join Emer from Vroom-Town Storytime for a special reading of "The Adventures of Screech the Small Truck caught in the Cave". Meet all your favourite Vroom-Town characters Screech, Daisy, Tang-Arnold, Sparkle and Terrible Terry as they embark on their latest adventure.  Most suitable for children age 3-7 years.  

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