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3 May 2024
Lá Bealtaine | May Day

Beidh Leabharlanna na h-Iarmhí dúnta ó dé Sathairn 4/5/2024 go dtí 9.40am dé Máirt 7/5/2024. 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 4/5/2024 until 9.40am Tuesday 7/05/2024My Open Library will be available in Moate, […]

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1 May 2024
Changes to eNewspapers and eMagazine services

Newspapers and magazines are now available on BorrowBox If you’re a fan of the online newspapers and magazines available through your library, we have some great news – they’re now available on BorrowBox! This means that you can get eBooks, audiobooks, newspaper and magazines all in one place. The Libby and PressReader apps are no […]

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29 April 2024
CREATIVE BURSARY AWARD SCHEME – COMMEMORATIVE INITIATIVES 2024

Applications are invited for a special bursary which will enable creative practitioners to explore, in a creative way (be that music, performance, film, writing or another form) themes of commemoration and/or significant anniversaries and historical events. The bursary is supported by the Commemorations Initiative, Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media in partnership […]

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26 April 2024
Cruinniu na nÓg at the library

On 15th June 2024 Westmeath Libraries will be celebrating Cruinniu na nÓg, A day of free creativity for young people. Why not drop by one of our libraries and celebrate with us. Aidan Heavey Library, Athlone Go Fly your KiteJoin "Go Fly Your Kite" workshops for an explosion of creativity. Choose a blank kite and […]

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17 April 2024
Bealtaine 2024 in Westmeath Libraries

This May we are celebrating the arts and creativity as we age with the Bealtaine Festival. Taking place across Ireland Bealtaine engages with people, inspiring creativity among older people and promote the skills, experiences and exposure that can help your creative life. This year activities Westmeath Libraries feature a variety of free events, including arts […]

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12 April 2024
Call out for Historian in Residence 2024

Applications are invited for the Historian in Residence Grant Scheme 2024. The Residency is supported by the Commemorations Initiative, Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media in partnership with Westmeath County Council. The Residency is for 10 weeks (c.15hrs per week). For full details see attached. The deadline for completed applications is 5pm […]

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11 April 2024
Sustainability Horizons

Grow your creativity with Westmeath Libraries in 2024 with our Sustainability Horizons programme of events. From felt-making to author talks, from gardening to upcycling, there is something for everyone at your local library. Funded by Creative Ireland & Westmeath County Council Date Venue Event Booking 25th April at 6.30pm Mullingar Library Meet the author: Anne GriffinThe Mullingar Library […]

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2 April 2024
Plean Forbartha na Leabharlainne | Library Development Plan 2024-2028

Is cuid dhinimiciúil agus lárnach de phobal na hIarmhí Leabharlanna na hIarmhí. A bhuí le tréimhse leanúnach forbartha agus infheistíochta, tá roinnt leabharlann ar ardchaighdeán againn a fhreastalaíonn ar riachtanais agus ar ionchais an phobail úsáideoirí. Is croílár í an tSeirbhís Leabharlainne d’fhorbairt oideachasúil, cultúrtha agus pobail an Chontae, ag oiriúnú go leanúnach lena chinntiú […]

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22 March 2024
Castlepollard My Open Library

**Update : 10th April 2024 Castlepollard's My Open Library is working again. Apologies for the inconvenience caused during our technical difficulties. ** Unfortunately Castlepollard My Open Library service is unavailable at the moment. We are working on getting the issue fixed. We will continue to keep you updated in the meantime. Please ensure your membership […]

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19 March 2024
Costume Carousel

Did you know that in Ireland around 68,000 tonnes of textiles are discarded every year. Instead of adding to that pile, why not donate your children's fancy dress costumes to our Costume Carousel? The Aidan Heavey Library in Athlone and Moate Library are on board and ready to accept your donations, clean and in good […]

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