Summer Stars

Westmeath Libraries is delighted to be part of the national Summer Stars Reading Adventure. There are lots of ways for young readers to take part. 

1. Register for Summer Stars.  Drop into your local library and register for Summer Stars. Membership is free  and once registered for Summer Stars, you will receive your Reading Card to help keep a log of all the books you have read.

2. Borrow from your local library. Pop in and stock up on some brilliant summer reads. 

3. Summer Stars BorrowBox: Browse, borrow, read and listen to the Summer Stars collection of children’s e-books and e-audio books through the library BorrowBox app. This is free for all members to use from anywhere, anytime. Non-members can join online for free at

4. Storytimes and events: Follow Westmeath Libraries on facebook to find out all about our upcoming events

5. Westmeath Libraries facebook page as we will share lots of activities throughout the summer as part of Summer Stars 2023. Crafts, storytimes, scavenger hunts and more!

  • Library events this week

    Library events this week

    28th August 2023 Summer Stars is almost at an end, but there is still time to read more. Call in to your local library and sign up today. We also have over 20 events happening around the county. Please click on the links below for more details, and to book your tickets. Remember you can…

  • Summer Stars 2023 launch

    Summer Stars 2023 launch

    We are delighted to welcome the wonderful Pat Ryan to Westmeath Libraries for a virtual launch of our Summer Stars! Pat will have you all entranced with his marvellous stories, from traditional fairy tales to scary legends, you never know what tale is next... Suitable for classes to attend, aimed at ages 8 to 12.…

  • Library Unbound

    Library Unbound

    Explore your creative side with Westmeath Libraries in 2023. From Creative Writing to Gardening, from children's workshops to adult crafts, there's loads to pick from with your Library Unbound! Funded by Creative Ireland & Westmeath County Council DATE VENUE EVENT BOOKING 25th May 2023 at 6pm Moate Library Memories & Melodies with Jean Farrell Not…