23 December 2022
How to join the library online

Joining the library is a great idea. It is free, and offers you so much. You can join the library in person by talking to a member of staff in any of our libraries, but you can also join online. Simply go to and click on the Join the Library link. This video will […]

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22 December 2022
Renew your library membership online

Your library membership lasts for one year, after that it needs to be renewed. You can renew when you visit any library, but you can also renew your library membership online. This is easy to do, all you need is access to the internet, your library barcode and your PIN. Congratulations, your library membership is […]

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30 November 2022
The assassination of Sir Henry Wilson

Ronan McGreevy is a journalist and videographer with The Irish Times. He is the author of the book ‘Wherever the Firing Line Extends: Ireland and the Western Front’1. McGreevy is the editor of Centenary, Ireland remembers 1916 the official State book recalling the commemorations of 2016. He is the author of the recently published, much […]

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15 November 2022
Weird Science in the library

Kick off Science Week with a weird Science experiment. Join Winston T. Wolf for a fun and freaky activity aimed at all you budding scientists and create your very own Spewing Pumpkin! Stay tuned for more science adventures, and remember to stay up to date with all our Library News and Events, and check out […]

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10 November 2022
Irish Sign Language

Westmeath Libraries wishes to enhance the quality of life for all the people of Westmeath by promoting inclusive services. To combat the social exclusion that Deaf people can face we wish to raise awareness amongst library staff, and all our users. To this end Mullingar Library hosted a number of signed storytimes with an ISL […]

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16 September 2022
What are Quagga Mussels and Asian Clams?

Dr Jan-Robert Baars and researchers monitoring and surveying the River Shannon show some examples of the invasive alien species found there. They explain how the species are threatening the ecology of the River Shannon and outline their potential impacts on our native species. This video was filmed during a Heritage Week event at Coosan Point […]

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5 September 2022
The History of Repair in Westmeath

On 18th August 2022 Robin Ferguson gave a presentation in Mullingar Library on the history of repair in Co. Westmeath, as uncovered from historic documents. The talk was delivered as part of the Repair Acts Project that is currently underway. The project has been and will be working with local communities, repair enthusiast and experts, […]

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