Events

Events

Go On
Go On

Computer and tablet skills classes for adults to help with every day tasks. Go Ons usually take place in libraries; click See Events for more info.

Featured Events
Featured Events

Libraries host a wide variety of events so check out what's on offer for free and maybe give something new a go!

Rhythm and Rhyme
Rhythm and Rhyme

For children aged up to 4, fun free sessions with nursery rhymes, singing and play to build language and literacy.

Storytime
Storytime

Storytime sessions help children aged 4-8 yrs develop a love of books, improve their listening skills, inspire creativity and feeds their imagination.

Get Moving with Libraries NI
Get Moving with Libraries NI

From October 2023 - March 2024, Libraries NI will host a series of online sessions designed to boost your wellbeing. You can register now.

Knit and Natter
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter groups for adults who enjoy knitting, crochet, cross stitch and crafts. Share tips, learn skills and meet people. Everyone is welcome.

Lego Club
Lego Club

Lego building fun! Children can boost their problem solving, focus, spatial and social skills. Suitable for 5+ yrs (must be accompanied by an adult).

Mindful Colouring
Mindful Colouring

Improve your well-being and free your mind from anxiety and stress. Enjoy meditative colouring of intricate patterns and designs; suitable for adults.

Tea and Newspapers
Tea and Newspapers

Tea and Newspapers groups for adults provide the opportunity to meet people, socialise and discuss the news while enjoying tea/coffee and biscuits.

Adult Reading Groups
Adult Reading Groups

These groups provide an opportunity for adults (16+ yrs) to expand their reading repertoire and get together regularly to discuss their latest book.

Junior and Teenage Reading Groups
Junior and Teenage Reading Groups

Reading Groups provide young people with the opportunity to explore a range of books, authors and make new friends. Ages vary; See Events for info.

Exhibitions and displays
Exhibitions and displays

Libraries host many temporary free exhibitions throughout the year so see if there is one currently taking place near you.

All Events



View all Virtual Library events

Event Name Event Details Library Start Date & Time End Date & Time Booking
Give It A Go - Become Your Own Boss
Libraries in Causeway Coast and Glens are delighted to welcome Go Succeed NI to branches during February 2024 as part of Give it a Go! – Become Your Own Boss. Members of the Go Succeed team from the Council will be coming to each library to provide helpful advice and materials and, to support this process we ask if possible that you register on the Causeway Coast and Glens website in advance:   Become Your Own Boss - Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council (causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk)

Or if you are simply thinking about starting a business and want to come along to find out about the new enterprise support service, then just call in at the promoted times. We look forward to seeing you there.
Portrush Library 28/02/2024 10:30 AM 28/02/2024 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Give It A Go - Cookery
Winter Warmers.
Prepare a wholesome and comforting winter meal that is both budget-friendly and nourishing. The session will demonstrate how to make a quick and easy chicken casserole.
 
Register here.
Virtual Library (online) 28/02/2024 11:00 AM 28/02/2024 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Give It A Go - Craft and Ukelele
Would you like to learn how to play the Ukelele? Sign or try your hand at crafting?
 
Come along and try all three - everyone welcome.
 
For more information contact the library
t: 028 9266 9345
Lisburn City Library 29/02/2024 11:00 AM 29/02/2024 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Give It A Go - Chi Me
Chi Me session - simplified form of Tai Chi.
 
Virtual Library for Chi Me 29/02/2024 11:00 AM 29/02/2024 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Give It A Go - Line Drawing: Finishing Touches
During the final session we will be looking at a variety of different techniques and methods that can elevate your drawing with some finishing touches. We will look at drawing textures and mark-making that will help to create shading and depth to your drawing. Kerrie will demonstrate a variety of texture techniques such as hatching/cross hatching, stippling and even simple scribbles!
Throughout this session there will be short drawing exercises to help you develop your skills.  
 
Register here.
Virtual Library (online) 01/03/2024 11:30 AM 01/03/2024 12:30 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Give It A Go - Cookery
One Pot Wonders
The session will feature a recipe that requires only one pot, emphasising ease, convenience, and minimal waste.
Learn how to make a hearty vegetable tagine.
 
Register here.
Virtual Library (online) 06/03/2024 11:00 AM 06/03/2024 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Give It A Go - Cookery
Quick Cooks
Today’s class features a quick-to-prepare recipe, ideal for busy lifestyles without sacrificing nutritional value. The session will demonstrate how to make a chickpea and spinach curry.

Register here.
Virtual Library (online) 13/03/2024 11:00 AM 13/03/2024 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.