Fun & Games

Whist at Raheny Library

Deck of cardsRaheny Library host a Whist group every Tuesday from 10.30am - 12.30pm.
Note: Group does not meet in July or August.

Raheny Library T. 8315521 E. rahenylibrary@dublincity.ie

About Whist (card game) (from Britannica). Accessing Britannica from home? All you need is your Dublin City Public Libraries' borrower number.

Parent and Child Language Groups

Parent and Child Language Groups operate in Ballymun and Rathmines Libraries; days/times vary and it might be advisable to check with the relevant library in advance. Details are as follows:

Scrabble Clubs

ScrabbleScrabble Clubs meet in two branch libraries (Ballymun and Cabra) on a weekly basis. Days and times do vary (see below) so it might be advisable to check with the relevant library in advance.

Storytime with Vinny the Vulture

Thursday 27 August at 12pm

In this online video, meet Vinny the Vulture for some fun stories set in Ireland and around the world. Vinny has a habit of playing some tricks on his friends so discover what he gets up to on his latest adventures. You will have to decide if the stories are true or not. Facilitated by Simone and Michael from Storygate Puppets. Suitable for children age 6-10 years. 

Storytime with Katie Katerpillar

Wednesday 26 August at 12pm 

In this online video, meet Katie Katerpillar and hear all about her latest adventures. Katie is joined for some fun stories by her friend Doggie. Stories and puppetry facilitated by Simone from Storygate Puppets. Suitable for children age 4-6 years. 

Leabhair Ciúin

Déardaoin 20 Lúnasa ag 12pm  

An bhfuil fhios agat faoi leabhair ciúin? Is féidir leat na leabhair seo a léamh gan teanga ar bith. Sa ceardlann seo, léiríonn Sadhbh conas a mbeidh tú in ann leabhar ciúin a chruthú agus a léamh trí na pictiúirí amháin. Tá sé oiriúnach do pháistí aois 5-10 bliain. In this creative prompts online video, Sadhbh demomstrates how to create your own story book without using any words. Suitable for children age 5-10 years.

Storytime and Songs with Sarah Sparkles

Friday 21 August at 12pm

In this online video, Sarah Sparkles will enthral our young readers with stories and music. In this fun session, Sarah will share some lovely stories and will introduce some interactive rhymes, using puppets and props. Sing and dance along to the songs, rhymes and music. Suitable for children age 2-5 years.

Be a Story DJ

Tuesday 18 August at 12pm

In this online video, writer Juliette Saumande challenges you to Be a Story DJ in the fifth and final part of her story challenge series this summer. All you need to do is open your ears wide and see where the music takes you! Juliette Saumande is a writer, translator and professional bookworm. Suitable for children age 6-10 years. 

Be a Poem Sprinter

Thursday 13 August at 12pm 

In this online video, writer Juliette Saumande challenges you to Be a Poem Sprinter in the fourth of her story challenge series this summer. Get ready to speed-write some super quick poems! Have some of your favourite rhyming words at the ready and see what poems you can come up with. Juliette Saumande is a writer, translator and professional bookworm. Suitable for children age 6-10 years.

Be a Poem Sprinter

Thursday 13 August at 12pm 

In this online video, writer Juliette Saumande challenges you to Be a Poem Sprinter in the fourth of her story challenge series this summer. Get ready to speed-write some super quick poems! Have some of your favourite rhyming words at the ready and see what poems you can come up with. Juliette Saumande is a writer, translator and professional bookworm. Suitable for children age 6-10 years.

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