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.

Culture Night at Pearse Street Library

Culture Night
Pearse Street Library Friday 20 September 5pm - 8pm
'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!

Ringsend Library - essential improvement works

Due to essential improvement works, Ringsend Library will remain closed to the public on the following dates:

12th August 12.45-5pm &

17th-21st August inclusive

First Dáil and First Shots & The Black and Tans to The Treaty

Pearse Street Library, Tuesday 20 & 27 August at 6.30pm  

Join Historian Bernard Kelly for this two part lecture series exploring the tumultuous years of the Irish War of Independence, featuring local stories and national events. 

Part 1: First Dáil & First Shots (1919-1920). Tuesday 20 August at 6.30pm.   

Part 2: The Black and Tans to The Treaty (1920-1921), Tuesday 27 August at 6.30pm.   

Jacob's Factory and Dublin Design

Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse Street; Saturday 24 August 10am-12.30pm   

Jacob's Factory and Dublin Design - A seminar for Heritage Week 2019. Jacob's Biscuits are known for their variety of carefully designed shapes, which enhance their delicious taste. This committment to design will be explored in a seminar arraged by Dublin City Library & Archive, which holds the archives of Jacob's Factory. Guest speakers will deliver presentations on various subjects relating to Jacob's Factory.