News

15 July 2024
New titles added to ePress

If you’re a fan of online newspapers and magazines you probably already know all about ePress on BorrowBox. This gives you free access to magazines and newspapers with your library card. We are delighted to announce that we have recently added some brand new Irish newspapers, including the Irish Independent, Ireland's Own, and local newspapers […]

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2 July 2024
Call for Proposals: Culture Night Westmeath 2024

PROPOSALS SOUGHT FOR CULTURE NIGHT WESTMEATH DEADLINE: 22 JULY 2024 AT 5PM The planning of Culture Night is here again. We are excited to bring varied & rich cultural experience to Westmeath audiences throughout the County. The Arts Office of Westmeath County Council is seeking proposals from venues, artists & performers interested in being included […]

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20 June 2024
Announcing our 2024 Westmeath Creative Practitioners in Residence

As part of Westmeath County Council’s Creative Ireland Programme for 2024, Westmeath Arts Office is delighted to announce its 2024 Creative Practitioners in Residence. This pilot residency programme is a county wide initiative that was open to creative practitioners across all creative fields- arts, heritage, literature, theatre, circus, etc. Three 12-week long residencies will be […]

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17 June 2024
Library Events this week

All library events are free to attend but advance booking might be needed, please click through on the links below or contact your local library for more details: Monday17th June 2024 Tuesday18th June 2024 Wednesday19th June 2024 Thursday20th June 2024 Friday21st June 2024 Saturday22nd June 2024 All day - Faces of Africa exhibitionMoate Libraryruns until […]

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14 June 2024
Summer Stars 2024

Summer is here, and that means only one thing, Summer Stars in your local library! So make sure to call in and sign up today. This summer we will be hosting a number of events and activities around the county including Treasure Hunt - Aidan Heavey Library, Athlone 10 Jun 2024 to 31 Aug 2024 […]

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13 June 2024
Coffee & Craft at Mullingar Library

This May as part of the Bealtaine festival we celebrated the arts and creativity. Our last event was the coffee and crafts class where we chose to decorate greeting cards with flowers of late Spring and early Summer.  Greatly inspired by the wonderful wildflower meadow right outside our window in the libraries creative space, we […]

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10 June 2024
Music Generation Westmeath Instrument loan scheme

Westmeath Libraries are working with Music Generation Westmeath to offer low-cost quality instruments to rent. You must be a registered adult borrower with Westmeath Libraries. Not a member? Sign up in your local library today, membership of the library is free to all. If you are unsure of your library card number please get in […]

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30 May 2024
Westmeath Strategic Heritage Plan 2024-2030

The Strategic Heritage Plan is a working document that sets out clear objectives and practical actions to ensure greater awareness, understanding, protection and enjoyment of our unique heritage in a sustainable manner over the life of the plan. This plan was adopted by the Elected Members on 18th December 2023. Print copies of the plan […]

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27 May 2024
Westmeath Teenagers Invited to Sign Up for Athlone Film Camp

Harp Media presents a collaborative series of filmmaking workshops for young people aged 13-18. No previous filmmaking experience is needed! The Athlone Film Camp will look at all stages involved in the filmmaking process. The course will cover everything from writing the script to planning and shooting a movie and will incorporate both theoretical and […]

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27 May 2024
Lá Saoire | Bank Holiday

Beidh Leabharlanna na h-Iarmhí dúnta ó 5.00pm Dé hAoine 02/06/2023 go dtí 9.40am Dé Máirt 06/06/2023 Beidh "My Open Library" ar fáil i Leabharlanna an Móta, Bhaile na gCros agus an Muileann gCearr thar an deireadh seachtaine. Westmeath Libraries will be closed from Saturday 1st Juneuntil 9.40am Tuesday 4th June My Open Library will be available […]

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