Thanks for bearing with us as we work to resolve teething problems with our new online system. Your library service now has its own online catalogue where you can search and reserve items and log in and manage your account. The online catalogue for Dublin City members is https://dublincity.spydus.ie
The beginning of May is associated with the Celtic festival Lá Bealtaine. This marked the start of the season of blossoming flowers and fruit trees. Traditionally, belfires are lit on the evening before May Day.
April Fools’ Day falls on the first day of April. It received its name from the custom of playing practical jokes on this day, for example, telling friends that their shoelaces are untied or sending them on so-called fools’ errands.
Dublin City Council announces the 2022 DUBLIN Literary Award Shortlist. Six books on the shortlist of the 2022 Dublin Literary Award, the world’s most valuable annual prize for a single work of fiction.
Introducing Transcription Week, a call for participation
You don’t need to attend any workshops to take part, just register an account on https://europeana.transcribathon.eu/ and when the Dublin material is released start transcribing!
To take part email [email protected] and get in touch.
Brought to you by Dublin City Libraries and axis Ballymun, this multi-platform project project is a celebration and a recognition of the city libraries and throughout the pandemic, we re-discovered the power of literature, music, art and culture as sources of entertainment and wellbeing.