Thursday, November 09, 2017

Galway’s Great Read 2017


Galway’s Great Read 2017
Pádraic Ó Conaire; his life, his works and his legacy, celebrates the internationally renowned Galway born author.
On behalf of Galway Public Libraries I wish to sincerely thank our contributors for their passion and enthusiasm in bringing Ó Conaire’s works to life and extending our knowledge of one of Galway’s literary treasures.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Healthy Ireland at your Library

Healthy Ireland is a national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland and the Healthy Ireland Fund was launched on Oct. 2nd by the Taoiseach, Mr. Leo Varadkar, T.D., joined with Minister for Health, Mr. Simon Harris, T.D. and Minister of State, Ms. Catherine Byrne, T.D. This understanding calls for a partnership approach.
The Healthy Ireland at Your Library service will take place across the library network nationwide. The programme will enhance current health information in public libraries by providing new book stock, e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines on health and wellbeing and a wider selection of health information for all users. Talks, discussions and workshops will be offered in library services with a focus on physical health, mental health and health literacy.
Healthy Ireland at your Library looks to complement, support and expand existing programmes in public libraries and to provide reinforcement of the Healthy Ireland national framework throughout all communities and developing a locally cohesive,

Friday, September 08, 2017

Loughrea Library Book launch






Loughrea Library

Saturday 9th September 3.00 - 4.00pm

Under the Bed Monsters storytime & book launch with author Gaw Ward.

All welcome

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Remembering 170th anniversary of Black 1847




























Remembering 170th anniversary of Black 1847 – the #Galway #workhouse #archives record 12 deaths at the end of July.
Visit www.galway.ie/archives/  to learn more about our collections and holdings.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Clifden Library - Art Exhibition





Clifden Library
- Art Exhibition of Oil paintings for sale in #Clifden Library, Co #Galway by Diana Shephard. Please pop in and view if you are in the area. During the month of August 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Summer Stars Lego Competition in Westside Library






Westside Library
Create a Lego display piece using the theme of 'Summer Star'.
Participants are asked to leave their piece into Westside Library between 1 - 4 August and they will be available for collection from 26 August.