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Balbriggan Library Events - July 2017

Balbriggan Library Events - July 2017

Balbriggan Library Events for July 2017
All Events are FREE!!
Contact us at 01 8704401 to reserve a place or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Réaltaí Samhraidh/ Summer Reading Stars – Pick up your card today!
The Summer Stars Reading Adventure has officially kicked off in Balbriggan Library. Pick up your card and start collecting stamps today!
Check out the Summer Stars website at, which has lots of online games and activities as well as a range of animated ebooks. You will find a children’s books discussion board and interviews with well-known people about their favourite books. There are also helpful tips for reading and recommended titles by age group for children to read. The books can then be borrowed from your local library service. And it’s all free!
You can follow Summers Stars on Twitter @StarsReading and on Facebook Summer Stars at your Library.

“Nuts about Nature” Biodiversity Workshop, Dé Luain 10 Iúil, 10.30rn./ Monday 10th July 10.30am
The Nuts about Nature workshop investigates wildlife, habitats, and ecosystems. Children are encouraged to explore human impacts on biodiversity through discussion and interactive activities. Suitable for children aged 8-12 years. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by phone or by email.

Summer Stars Music Workshop, Dé Luain 24 Iúil, 2-3.30in./
Monday 24th of July, 2-3.30pm
Pre-Instrumental Music Workshop with the Mini Music Club – ideal for children aged 5-8 years old, the perfect introduction to music. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by email or by phone.

Club Leabhar Linbh, Dé Céadaoin 5 Iúil 10.30rn/
Baby Book Club, Wed 5th July, 10.30am
Join us on the first Wednesday of every month while we read stories for babies & toddlers. This month: Wednesday 5th of July at 10.30am.

Ceardaíocht na Samraidh, le paistí 8-12 blian 13 Iúil, 3.00in/ Summer Crafts for 8-12 year olds 13th of July 3pm
Summer crafts for children aged 8-12 years old. Thursday 13th of July at 3pm. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by phone or by email.

Ceardaíocht na Samhraidh, le paistí 4-7 bhlian 20 Iúil, 3.00in/
Summer Crafts for 4-7 year olds, 20th of July, 3pm
Summer crafts for children aged 4-7 years old. Thursday 20th of July at 3pm. Places are limited so please book at the desk, by phone or by email.

Dogs Trust Visit, Dé Luain, 31 Iúil, 11.30rn./ Monday 31st July, 11.30am
Be “Dog Smart” and learn all about how to interact with dogs. Join Audrey and her King Charles, Lucy, from Dogs Trust in Balbriggan Library on Monday 31st of July at 11.30am.

Grúpa Scríbhneoir Baile Brigín, gach Satharn 11.00rn – 1.00in/
Balbriggan Writer’s Group, every Saturday 11am-1pm
The Balbriggan Writer’s Group meets every Saturday in the library from 11am until 1pm. New members are always welcome – just come along on the day!

Club Scrabble/ Scrabble Club
Scrabble club for adults: Mondays at 11am.  All are welcome, scrabble boards supplied.

Grúpa Cniotála & Cróiseáil / Knitting & Crochet Group
The Knitting & Crochet Group will take a break over the summer and will meet again in September.

Genealogy online in Balbriggan Library – Find My Past
You can now access hundreds of family records for free in Balbriggan Library at . Access is through the library PCs only.

Fingal Adult Education Service Balbriggan
Looking for a course in September? Fingal Adult Education Services in Sarsfield House, Mill Street, are now accepting applications for courses commencing in September (free to most people, depending on circumstances). Part-time and full-time courses are available - call into the centre to apply or pick up a form in the library. Call 01-8417763 for details

Going on holidays? Download e-books for FREE!
Fingal Libraries offers a huge range of downloadable e-Books, audiobooks, digital newspapers, magazines, graphic novels and comics – all available for FREE! So why laden down the suitcase when you can access a wealth of good reading with your library card & PIN! See for more.  06 2017

Author; Fingal County Council Categories: Community Notices, Fingal County Council

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Fingal County Council

Fingal County Council

Fingal County Council launche dthis Fingal Alerts service during 2014. This means that if you live or work in Fingal then you can receive alerts directly from the Council as soon as they are issued through the service by SMS Text Message, Email, Smartphone App and social media. It is free to register for an account and Fingal County Council also deliver the text messages so there is no charge to receive text message alerts. Fingal County Council currently provides alerts for the following service categories:
  1. Water Alerts via Irish Water: Text and Email alerts for Water Disruptions, Burst Mains or Boil Water Notifications
  2. Scheduled Road Works and Road Closures: Alerts will include affected areas and offer advice on diversions
  3. Flood Alerts: If there is a risk of flooding for a specific area then you will receive SMS, App and Email alerts
  4. Severe Weather Warnings: Orange and Red status alerts issued by Met Eireann forward on by the Council
  5. Planning Alerts: Local Planning Application Alerts and Local Area Plan Updates
  6. Community Alerts: These will be used for local events taking place in Fingal, eg. Festivals, Parades, etc.