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:

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.

The Hugo Awards: Dublin 2019

Hugo AwardThe Hugo Awards took place in Dublin on Sunday 18 August 2019. The Hugos are science fiction's most prestigous award, voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention, which is also responsible for the handing out of the awards themselves.

Opportunity: Programming & Coordination of Children’s Art in Libraries

Children's Art in Libraries Dublin City Arts Office has just announced an opportunity to tender for multi-party framework for Programming & Coordination of Children’s Art in Libraries.

Harcourt Street Railway Line

Pembroke Library, Wednesday 11 September, 1pm   

A talk on the Harcourt Street Railway Line by Brendan Langley. Presented in association with Ballsbridge, Donnybrook & Sandymount Historical Society. Brendan Langley is a local historian and will look backat the history of the rail line which linked Harcourt Street and Bray with the last tram running on 31 December 1958.  

Culture Night at Pearse Street Library

Culture Night
Pearse Street Library Friday 20 September 6pm - 9pm
'Instrument Carousel' – a partnership between Girls Rock Dublin and Dublin City Libraries.

Culture Night at Kevin Street Library

Culture Night
Kevin Street Library Friday 20 September 5pm - 7.30pm
Juggling with Turnips
Karl Mac Dermott, comedian and author of a new short story collection Juggling With Turnips will have audiences shaking with laughter during Culture Night. The Irish Times described the book as "funny and perfectly constructed... a wild imagination with wit and wisdom on the human condition".

New Non-Fiction Books for August

New Books New Non-Fiction books at Dublin City Libraries this August!