Grand Canal Art Project invites public input from...
Can you help? - Offaly County Council recently held a public art competition, the subject and theme of which is the Grand Canal Corridor in Offaly from Edenderry to Shannon Harbour and three artists have recently been awarded commissions. The project invites personal input from anyone who might have Grand Canal artefacts or stories or can make suggestions as to how/what community groups could be...
FÁS eLearning at the Library
This programme is designed for people who wish to make their first steps in learning about computers and concentrates on practical tasks such as using the internet, word processing and using email. If you are new to computers and want to take things slowly, this course is perfect for you. It will help you get up and running at a nice easy pace. Aimed at absolute beginners, and those who want...
Creative Writing in Birr Library
Have you seen this video from Creative writing open mic session in Birr Library? For more information check out our website.
Photography Competition in Tullamore Library
Are you interested in photography? Tullamore Library is running a competition for children under the age of 16 years. All you need to do is submit a photograph (standard size) before Thursday 1st December 2011 of an image that means Winter to you.
CD launch in Birr Library
Flautist Karin Leitner will be launching her new CD Seamagic in Birr Library at 2pm on Tuesday 15th November. Admission is free and all are welcome.
Popular reads - September 2011
For Children 1 Horrid Henry and the bogey babysitter by Francesca Simon 2 Horrid Henry and the mega-mean time machine by Francesca Simon 3 Rodrick rules by Jeff Kinney 4 Horrid Henry and the mummy’s curse by Francesca Simon 5 Horrid Henry’s Christmas cracker by Francesca Simon 6 Horrid Henry’s haunted house by Francesca Simon ...
Exhibition of Slate in Edenderry Library
Edenderry Library are delighted to host an art exhibition by local artist Allison Finegan. Allison, who is a Canadian-born artist, has always held an interest in arts and crafts and the majority of her work experience has involved a creative flair. She has worked as a professional picture framer, painted wall murals and worked a number of years in IT as a graphic artist and technical writer. ...
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Other Libraries are blogging too...
Offaly Libraries weren’t the only people starting to blog today….. Cork City Libraries ,Cork County, Love Libraries, Maria Loves Dogs ,Chumbooks, Johnjmullins, Dundoran Book Club, DLR Libraries, South Books, Fingal Libraries Blog, Carndonagh book blog did too!
Irish book awards shorlist
RTÉ Television will be broadcasting the highlights of the ‘Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards’ on RTÉ One on Thursday, November 24th 2011, at 10.45pm. This programme will showcase one of the biggest celebrations of Irish writing with many of our most celebrated and loved authors in attendance. The full shortlists for the ten categories in the ‘Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2011
Are you interested in attending a seminar on graphic novels. Click here for more information
eRead all about it - eBooks coming soon!
At the moment, users of Offaly Libraries you can download eAudiobooks for free, but very soon you’ll also have the chance to download an ebook for free! The service, powered by Overdrive will be available in the coming weeks to all members of Offaly Libraries, giving you 24 hour access to books on your ereader.