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 Booklet 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. Read and win Every time you read and return your books to the library you can enter our draw to win a book voucher.

5. Storytimes and events: Follow Westmeath Libraries on facebook to find out all about our upcoming events, including author visits from Oisin McGann, art and crafts activities, storytimes and more.

  • Summers Stars Launch at Westmeath Libraries

    Summers Stars Launch at Westmeath Libraries

    The official launch of Summer Stars took place at Westmeath Libraries this week. What better way to kick it off than to have Irish author and illustrator Oisín McGann visit our library branches! Children from St Colman's NS Bellview, St. Mary’s NS Athlone, St Féichín's NS Fore and St. Brigid’s NS Moate were in for…

  • Summer Stars 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…

  • 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…