23 March 2023
Free IT Training

Are you over 60? Do you have a tablet but aren't sure how to get the most out of it? Westmeath Libraries and Westmeath Community Development are offering Free IT Training to help you learn all there is to know about your tablet. This training will be offered in three libraries; Castlepollard, Mullingar and Athlone. […]

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8 March 2023
Lá fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh

Beidh Leabharlanna na h-Iarmhí dúnta ó 8.00pm Dé Déardaoin 16/03/2023 go dtí 9.40am Dé Luain 20/03/2023 Beidh seirbhís "My Open Library" ar fáil i Leabharlanna, Bhaile na gCros, an Móta, agus an Muileann gCearr thar an deireadh seachtaine. Westmeath Libraries will be closed from 8pm Thursday 16/03/2023 until 9.40am Monday 20/03/2023 My Open Library service […]

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2 March 2023
In conversation - Celebrating creativity for World Book Day

This year we are celebrating World Book Day on the first Thursday in March - 2nd March 2023. To mark this day we are releasing two episodes from our newest podcast "In conversation". In this podcast, funded by Creative Ireland, well-known Midlands broadcaster Noel O'Farrell talks to local Westmeath people about how they have discovered their […]

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1 March 2023
March Book Clubs

A book club is a great way to meet new people, and get some great (or terrible) book recommendations. Why not join your local library's book club? New members always welcome. If you can't make it to any of our in-person book clubs why not join our Facebook group? March 2023 Book Clubs

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27 February 2023
3D Printing

We are delighted to announce the newest addition to Westmeath Libraries: 3D Printers in Athlone & Mullingar libraries. 3D printers are tools that let you turn ideas in your head into objects that you can hold in your hand. Offering educational and artistic opportunities, 3D Printing is widely used for prototypes and designing, as well […]

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27 February 2023
Sensory Play in Westmeath Libraries

Sensory play is a great way of engaging all of your senses in a fun way. Here in Westmeath Libraries we are delighted to have sensory rooms in Athlone and Mullingar Libraries, a sensory feature in Moate Library and a mobile sensory trolley in Castlepollard Library. All of our libraries also have sensory toys for […]

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21 February 2023
Changes to Castlepollard Library's opening hours

Please note the following changes to Castlepollard Library's opening hours from 16th Feb -2nd March We apologise for any inconvenience causedPlease contact Library HQ on 044 9332162 or email if you have any queries. Castlepollard's My Open Library will be available as usual at this time.

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23 January 2023
What's happening in Westmeath Libraries

Happy 2023! find out What's Happening in Westmeath Libraries right now. For full details please see our Events Listing. Advice on your device Have you questions about how our ebooks work? Or want to learn how to sign up to our online classes? Simply ask any member of staff for assistance and we will be […]

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18 January 2023
Call Out for Event Facilitators in Westmeath Libraries 2023

Westmeath Libraries are delighted to announce an opportunity for authors, artists, musicians, climate action educators, STEAM practitioners, and other facilitators to submit proposals for our events programme for 2023/2024. **Closing Date for Submissions: Tuesday 14th February @12 noon. Events can encompass workshops, talks, courses, shows, productions, classes, exhibitions and any other creative enterprises envisioned as a […]

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16 January 2023
Staff review : Haven by Emma Donoghue

Manus from Kilbeggan Library reviews Haven by Emma Donoghue in this staff review. Check the library for a copy by clicking here Around the year 600, three monks set out on a quest to find an island off the west coast of Ireland where humans have never set foot, there to build an outpost of […]

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