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1 May 2024: BorrowBox ePress now offers library members access to newspapers and magazines as well as eBooks and audiobooks. 

eMagazines and eNewspapers are no longer available to library members via Libby and Pressreader. Read more.


Annual Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture

Dublin City Library and Archive is pleased to present the annual Sir John T. Gilbert Commemorative Lecture which will be held on 29th May 2024 with a talk by Professor Jane Ohlmeyer entitled, ‘The lived experiences of women in early modern Dublin’.
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Staff Pick: The Buddha in the Attic

By Julie Otsuka, this book tells the story of a group of ‘Picture Girls’, young Japanese women who, in the early decades of the twentieth century, crossed the Pacific Ocean to the west coast of the USA, to enter into arranged marriages with Japanese men already living and working there
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Polling Stations: Raheny and Walkinstown Library

Raheny Library will close from 8pm on Thursday 6 May until 11.30am on Saturday 8 May as the library premises is used as a polling station. There will be no My Open Library access during this time. Walkinstown Library Children’s Library will be closed on Friday 7 June as the library is used as a polling station. The Adult Library will remain open.
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