Ballyhackamore Library

Ballyhackamore Library

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Event Name Event Details Start Date & Time End Date & Time Booking
Mindful Colouring  
Come and enjoy some meditative Mindful Colouring in the relaxing environment of the library. Available every Tuesday from 9.00am- 12 noon.
14/11/2023 09:00 AM 11/06/2024 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.
Cryptic Corner  
Come and enjoy a crossword, puzzle or board game in the relaxing environment of the library. Available every Thursday from 9.00am- 12 noon.
16/11/2023 09:00 AM 13/06/2024 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.
Rhythm and Rhyme  
Every Thursday of the month from 11:30am - 12:00pm.
 
Booking essential on the morning of the session from 9:00am.
 
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!
16/11/2023 11:30 AM 13/06/2024 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.
Tea and Newspapers  
Every Friday morning from 9:00am - 2:00pm.
 
Enjoy a hot drink while perusing our selection of newspapers.  Gives adults the opportunity to meet new people, socialise and discuss local and national affairs in the newspapers while enjoying complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits.
17/11/2023 09:00 AM 14/06/2024 02:00 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 & Rhyme  
Every Friday 11:30am - 12:00noon. 

Book on the morning of Rhythm & Rhyme.

Rhythm and Rhyme is an exciting free programme to introduce children aged 0 - 4 years to the wonder of rhymes, songs and stories in the library. Rhythm and Rhyme is a great opportunity for children to have fun and learn in a relaxed venue while giving parents and carers the chance to socialise.
17/11/2023 11:30 AM 14/06/2024 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.
Lego Club (on Fridays)  
Junior Lego Club every Friday for 4-11 year olds, accompanied by an adult.

Come along and enjoy getting creative with Lego.

Booking essential on day of activity.
17/11/2023 02:15 PM 14/06/2024 03:15 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.
Saturday Crafts  
Enjoy Saturday morning crafts while you’re in to choose your new books for the week. Help yourself to crafts and no need to book.
 
 
18/11/2023 10:30 AM 15/06/2024 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.
Make with Mum, Do with Dad  
Enjoy some simple crafts while you are in to choose your new books. Every Monday from 9:15am until 12:00pm.
 
For young children with the assistance of an adult. No need to book.
 
 
20/11/2023 09:15 AM 10/06/2024 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 Monday from 2:00pm - 4:00pm.
 
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.
20/11/2023 02:00 PM 10/06/2024 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.
Brew and Browse  
Every Tuesday from 9:00am - 5:00pm

Help yourself to tea/coffee and biscuit while browsing for your next great read.
21/11/2023 09:00 AM 11/06/2024 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.
Junior Reading Group  
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.
 
Children’s reading group and book related activities for 9-11 year olds.
 
Contact:
Maureen King/Andrea Johnstone
t: 028 9050 9204
21/11/2023 03:30 PM 11/06/2024 04:30 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.
New Light Exhibition by  
Ballyhackamore Library presents New Light exhibition by Sharon Shaw and Brenda Mason, available during library opening hours from April - June 2024.
09/04/2024 09:15 AM 15/06/2024 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.
Go On - Family History  

Family History - Irish 1901 and 1911 Census for Beginners

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 9050 9204

07/05/2024 10:00 AM 07/05/2024 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.
Go On - Family History  

Family History: Irish birth, death and marriage civil records for beginners.

Learn how to use the free website Irish Genealogy to research your family history.
t: 028 9050 9204

14/05/2024 10:00 AM 14/05/2024 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.