Events

Events

Find events taking place at your local branch library
Find events taking place at your local branch library

There is an events timetable on each library page; click See Events below and then select your library.

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.

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
Go On - Newspaper Library One to One Sessions
Find out about our extensive collection in the Newspaper Library and how to use it.
 
Booking essential.
t:  028 9050 9150
Belfast Central Library 04/04/2024 09:30 AM 12/12/2024 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - Planning Travel Online
Planning travel online: use the internet to plan journeys and holidays.

t: 028 3832 3912
Lurgan Library 23/07/2024 02:00 PM 23/07/2024 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - 1-2-1 eClinic

1-2-1 eClinic - IT help for beginners: help with your mobile device, general IT assistance, information about library e-services.


t: 028 9050 9150

Belfast Central Library 24/07/2024 10:00 AM 24/07/2024 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.
Go On - BFI Replay

BFI Replay is a free streaming service for public libraries with 1000s of digitised videos and television programmes from the collections of the BFI National Archive (British Film Institute). Come along and find out more. 


t: 028 9040 1365

Cregagh Library 25/07/2024 10:00 AM 25/07/2024 01:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - Kubo

Kubo: Meet Kubo the robot!  Learn the basics of coding with an interactive game that helps Kubo get to school, play football and go to the shops.   

Suitable for 4-10 year olds. 


t: 028 9181 4732

Newtownards Library 25/07/2024 11:30 AM 25/07/2024 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.
Go On - 1-2-1 e-Clinic
1-2-1 eClinic - IT help for beginners: help with your mobile device, general IT assistance, information about library e-services.

t: 028 4461 2895
Downpatrick Library 26/07/2024 10:00 AM 26/07/2024 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - Meet Kubo the Robot

Learn the basics of coding with an interactive game that helps Kubo get to school, play football and go to the shops. Suitable for 5-9 years old.


Booking essential.
t: 028 4063 0661

Rathfriland Library 26/07/2024 02:00 PM 26/07/2024 03:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - Kubo

Kubo: Meet Kubo the robot!  Learn the basics of coding with an interactive game that helps Kubo get to school, play football and go to the shops.   

Suitable for 4-10 year olds. 

 

t: 028 9081 3568

Carryduff Library 29/07/2024 10:30 AM 29/07/2024 11:30 AM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - Kubo

Kubo: Meet Kubo the robot!  Learn the basics of coding with an interactive game that helps Kubo get to school, play football and go to the shops.   Suitable for 4-10 year olds. 

 

t: 028 9081 3568

Carryduff Library 29/07/2024 01:30 PM 29/07/2024 02:30 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - Kubo

Kubo: Meet Kubo the robot!  Learn the basics of coding with an interactive game that helps Kubo get to school, play football and go to the shops. Suitable for 4-10 year olds. 

 

t: 028 9081 3568

Carryduff Library 29/07/2024 03:30 PM 29/07/2024 04:20 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - 1-2-1 eClinic
1-2-1 eClinic - IT help for beginners: help with your mobile device, general IT assistance, information about library e-services. 

t: 028 9266 9345
Lisburn City Library 30/07/2024 10:00 AM 30/07/2024 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - 1-2-1 e-Clinic
1-2-1 eClinic - IT help for beginners: help with your mobile device, general IT assistance, information about library e-services.

t: 02897564282
Ballynahinch Library 31/07/2024 10:00 AM 31/07/2024 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - eBooks and eMagazines

eMagazines and eBooks - Find out how to access free eBooks and eMagazines on your mobile device. 


t: 028 9050 9150

Belfast Central Library 31/07/2024 10:00 AM 31/07/2024 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.
Go On - Kubo

Kubo: Meet Kubo the robot!  Learn the basics of coding with an interactive game that helps Kubo get to school, play football and go to the shops.  

Suitable for 4-10 year olds.

 

Sessions available from 10:00am - 11:00am, 12:00noon - 1:00pm and 2:00pm - 3:00pm.

 

t: 028 9266 9345

Lisburn City Library 31/07/2024 10:00 AM 31/07/2024 03:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - 1-2-1 eClinic

1-2-1 eClinic - IT help for beginners: help with your mobile device, general IT assistance, information about library e-services. 


t: 028 3833 6122

Portadown Library 31/07/2024 10:15 AM 31/07/2024 04:15 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - 1-2-1 eClinic

IT help for beginners: help with your mobile device, general IT assistance, information about library e-services.  

 

Individual sessions throughout the day between 10:00am and 4:00pm - ask staff for details.

 

t: 028 9048 3994

Dundonald Library 01/08/2024 10:00 AM 01/08/2024 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - Family History

Learn how to use the 1901/1911 census of Ireland for your family history research, as well as tips and tricks for how to search when you can’t find someone on the census.  

 

t: 028 9266 9345

Lisburn City Library 06/08/2024 11:00 AM 06/08/2024 01:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Go On - 1-2-1 eClinics

1-2-1 eClinic - IT help for beginners: help with your mobile device, general IT assistance, information about library e-services.

 

Sessions available on 18 August, 16 September, 14 October and 18 November from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

 

Telephone to book your place. 

t: 028 2827 7047

Larne Library 18/08/2024 10:00 AM 18/11/2024 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, simply call into the library at the time of the event.