Castlewellan Library

Castlewellan Library

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Events

Event Name Event Details Start Date & Time End Date & Time Booking
Art Exhibition – Land Marks around Castlewellan  

The P7 students from St Malachy’s PS (Castlewellan) have been busy creating art inspired by local landmarks around Castlewellan.

 

Available during library opening hours.

14/05/2024 10:00 AM 31/05/2024 05:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Junior Reading Group  
Takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, for children aged 9-11 years of age.

Junior Reading Groups are a fun way for children to be introduced to a wide range of new books, authors and to make new friends along the way. Members are asked to read a chosen book before each meeting, which will be available to borrow for free from the library catalogue.

Contact:
Catherine Beresford-Green
 
15/05/2024 04:00 PM 18/12/2024 05:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Rhythm and Rhyme  
Every Saturday from 10:30am - 11:00am.

Rhythm and Rhyme sessions introduce parents and children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories.

Each session offers an entertaining opportunity for children to engage with others, provides a good foundation to develop their reading, listening and language skills and of course to have lots of fun!
25/05/2024 10:30 AM 14/12/2024 11:00 AM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Irish Language Rhythm and Rhyme  
Irish language Rhythm and Rhyme in partnership with Glór Uachtar Tíre for children aged 0-5 years accompanied by an adult. 
 
Last Saturday of the month from 11:30am - 12:00noon.
 

No booking required.
25/05/2024 11:30 AM 30/11/2024 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Irish Language Storytime Am Scéalaíochta  
Irish language Storytime takes place on the last Saturday of every month after Irish Language Rhythm and Rhyme. In partnership with Glór Uachtar Tíre. For children aged 4-8 accompanied by an adult.
 

t: 028 4377 8433
25/05/2024 12:00 PM 30/11/2024 12:30 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Irish Language Reading Group  
Every Tuesday from 11:00am - 12:00 noon.
 
Club Leabhar is private book club who meet every Tuesday. New members welcome, please ask staff for details.

Adult Reading Groups are a great opportunity for members to join in some lively literary discussions in a relaxed, friendly environment. The groups encourage people to read for pleasure, share their enthusiasm and express opinions about books and their authors.
The group meets on a regular basis and the book the group will be discussing can be borrowed from the library catalogue for free.
28/05/2024 11:00 AM 17/12/2024 12:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Knit and Natter  
Every Tuesday from 12:30pm - 1:30pm

No Booking necessary.

Knit and Natter groups are for adults who enjoy knitting, crochet, cross stitch and other crafts. They are free of charge to attend and participants have the opportunity to share hints and tips, swap patterns, meet new people and learn new skills. Members can bring along a project they are already working on or can start something new.
28/05/2024 12:30 PM 17/12/2024 01:30 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Board Games Session  
Board Games session including Jenga, Snakes and Ladders, 6 Stay Safe board games and a Horrible Histories board game. Last Wednesday of the month.
 
Suitable for children aged 4 - 10 years accompanied by an adult so come along and join in the fun. 

No booking required.
 
29/05/2024 04:00 PM 27/11/2024 05:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Tea and Newspapers  
Every Wednesday from 6:00pm - 7:00pm.
No booking necessary.
Tea and Newspapers groups give adults the opportunity to meet new people, socialise and discuss local and national affairs in the newspapers while enjoying complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits.
29/05/2024 06:00 PM 18/12/2024 07:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Castlewellan Yarnspinners  

Anne Harper is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and Storyteller from County Down.

A professional orchestral musician for more than twenty years, she loves to weave musical threads into the fabric of her stories.

 

Booking essential.

t: 028 4377 8433

29/05/2024 06:30 PM 29/05/2024 07:45 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Job Support Workshop  

In partnership with Newcastle Job Centre – this workshop is open to anyone looking for work or to change their job and general advice in the job market. No booking necessary unless you think you need a longer session. 


Last Friday of the month from 10:30am - 12:30pm.
 

31/05/2024 10:30 AM 30/08/2024 12:30 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Lego Club  

For children aged 6 - 10 years.  Must be accompanied by an adult.

Come along to have Lego building fun. Fun and creative ideas for things to make and build.

Every Friday from 3:00pm - 4:00pm.

31/05/2024 03:00 PM 20/12/2024 04:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Art Exhibition – Eileen Watson Local landscapes  

Eileen Watson paints local landscapes especially around Ardglass and Killough. Also contributing art is Rosaleen Hart.

 

Exhibition available during library opening hours.

01/06/2024 10:00 AM 29/06/2024 05:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.
Adult Reading Group  
First Wednesday of the month from 2:00pm - 3:00pm.

Regular Group.
Adult Reading Groups are a great opportunity for members to join in some lively literary discussions in a relaxed, friendly environment. The groups encourage people to read for pleasure, share their enthusiasm and express opinions about books and their authors.
The group meets on a regular basis and the book the group will be discussing can be borrowed from the library catalogue for free.
05/06/2024 02:00 PM 04/12/2024 03:00 PM See event details to check if booking is essential (phone/email). Otherwise, if the event is not virtual (via Zoom) then simply call into the library at the time of the event.