Libraries

Walking the Camino Santiago

Drumcondra Library, Thursday 30 May at 6.30pm

In this talk Andrea Ryan will cover the history of the Camino, how to train, how to cover the mileage and will recommend tips and hints on how to get the most from your journey.

Greyhound on Train - play by Carnation Theatre

Cabra Library, Tuesday 28 May at 2.30pm
Ballymun Library, Wednesday 29 May at 11am


The War of Independence story that no one has told. Meet four women, not ordinary women, but fghters in a struggle to achieve Irish Independence. This play is a jolt back in time to a turbulent period in Irish history. The title refers to the code used by Bridget Fitzpatrick, a central fgure in the Knocklong Ambush. Greyhound on Train is based on the real testimonies of these four extraordinary women.

Sustainable Eco Crafts workshop

Walkinstown Library, Tuesday 28 May at 11.30am

Learn how to live without plastic and create homemade personalised eco gifts from cordial to Japanese wrapping.

Card Making and Découpage

Phibsboro Library, Thursday 23 May at 10.30am
Raheny Library, Thurday 30 May at 10.30am


Learn to create beautiful and distinctive cards for all occasions. Materials provided – all you need is a little patience and plenty of imagination!

The Séamus Ennis Field Diary 1942 - 1946

Finglas Library, Wednesday 22 May at 6.30pm

A talk by author Ríonach Uí Ógáin, Director of the National Folklore Collection, UCD. A Séamus Ennis Centenary Celebration event in partnership with Séamus Ennis Arts Centre.

Poetry and Prose Readings

Kevin Street Library, Thursday 16 May at 6.30pm
Founded in 1990, Rathmines Writers’ Group has been home to hundreds of writers. For Bealtaine, original members will read from the work of their departed friends, some poems inspired by them, and maybe a few new ones.

Basic Irish Language Course

Pearse St Library, Monday 13 May at 6pm

This five-week course is designed and taught by tutors from Gaelchultúr.

New Fiction Books for May

New BooksNew fiction at Dublin City Libraries this May. Looking for a page-turning book to read as you bask in the sun, cool drink in hand?

 

May Bank Holiday Arrangements

Staff PicksDublin City Libraries will be closed from Saturday 4 May to Monday 6 May 2019 (inclusive). Branch libraries will re-open on Tuesday 7 May 2019.

Access eResources 24/7

Don't forget you can access our collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, comics, graphic novels and databases over the May weekend: www.dublincity.ie/library-eresources

Plus explore Dublin's history through our digital repository with its vast collection of old photos, maps and ephemera.

Online Renewals

World Dance Music

Pearse Street Library, Tuesday 14 May at 1pm 

Classical Guitar Lunchtime Performance with Boyle Tobin Duo.  

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