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Jurassic Brick Land

Stemsnational Pearse St. Library, Sat 30 November at 2pm

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage…you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Land!

As part of STEMsational Saturdays.

STEMsational Saturdays

STEMsational SaturdaysBallymun, Pearse Street and Walkinstown Libraries, November 2019. See below for details.

Prepare to be amazed! STEMsational Saturdays are a series of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths workshops for children, taking place on Saturday afternoons in October and November.

Please contact the individual branches to book a place at a session.

Getting Citizens Online Digital Skills Course

Central Library, Monday 4, 11, 18, 25 November, 10am-12.30pm

Donaghmede Library, Tuesday 5, 12, 19, 26 November, 2pm-4.30pm  

Phibsboro LibraryMonday 4, 11, 18, 25 November and 2 December, 2pm-4pm  

Terenure Library, Wednesday 6, 13, 20, 27 November, 2pm-4.30pm   

Getting Citizens Online is a digital skills training course for those who have never used the internet.  Instruction will cover how to set up an e-mail account to using search engines. An iPad will be provided for use during each class or participants may choose to bring their own device e.g. smartphone, tablet or laptop.   

Paul Strzelecki: a forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine

Rathmines Library 1-30 November

Paul Strzelecki's struggle to save thousands: a forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine. This exhibition tells the story of Count Paul ( Pawel) Strzelecki, a world renowned Polish explorer and scientist, who volunteered to work in Ireland to combat famine from 1847-1849. Count Strzelecki deserves wide recognition for his heroism, deep empathy and the impact he made during the catastrophic famine period. 

C.O.P.D. Information and Support

Ballyfermot Library, Tuesday 19 November at 10.30am

If you or a family member has experience of C.O.P.D., come along to Ballyfermot Library on C.O.P.D. World Day 19 November for practical information and discussion. A Respiratory Nurse, Pharmacist and instructor from Siel Bleu will be present at this information session to provide advice and support.   

The War of Independence 1919-1921

Pembroke Library, Tuesday 19 November at 6.30pm  

Join Maeve Casserly, DCC Historian-in-Residence for an in depth look at an extraordinary time in the history of our nation.  Maeve will look at the central figures and events that shaped the period 1919-21.    

Mary O'Sullivan: Secretary to Dublin's Lord Mayors 1901-1942

Central Library, Friday 22 November at 1.10pm

Mary O'Sullivan gave a witness statement to the Bureau of Military History, which she signed on 4 January 1951. In it she describes more than forty years serving the Lord Mayors of Dublin, but particularly from 1917 to 1924, critical years in the city's history.  Presented by Mary Muldowney, DCC Historian-in-Residence.   

ScribbleBot

StemsnationalWalkinstown Library, Saturday 23 November at 2.30pm; Ballymun Library, Saturday 30 November at 2.30pm

Create a robot that makes automatic art. Bot-ticelli, anyone?!

As part of STEMsational Saturdays.

Portraits of the Poet

Pearse Street Library, Wednesday 27 November at 1.10pm   

Seamus Heaney has been depicted by many artists – including Louis le Brocquy, Carolyn Mulholland, Tai Schan Shierenberg, Jackie Nickerson, and Edward McGuire. Join Jenny Duffy as she explores various artistic depictions of Seamus Heaney from Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again exhibition, the National Gallery of Ireland, the Ulster Museum and the National Portrait Gallery of London.

How to Succeed at Interview

Work Matters logoKevin St Library, Thursday 28 November at 6.30pm.

Discover the three pillars of effective preparation. Learn how to structure answers using the S.T.A.R. model.

A free event with career coach, Ilaria Dondero.

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