Westmeath Libraries in conjunction with Creative Ireland is dedicated to supporting creativity within our community.
In 2023 we're asking you to explore your Creative Side with us in our Library Unbound series of events. Click here to find out more.
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Westmeath Libraries In Conversation With...
We are delighted to host a series of interviews with creatives, discussing the impact of creativity in their lives. These interviews are available as a podcast, subscribe however you usually get your podcasts or listen right now by clicking here.
Cruinniú na nÓg provides a day of celebration for young people within the county, a day where they are encouraged to make, do and create. In 2023, Cruinniú na nÓg was celebrated on Saturday 10th June with all Westmeath Libraries offered storytelling, music, science or arts sessions.
- Collecting memories : Columb Barracks and me
Collecting memories is an integral part of the heritage and history of Westmeath. With thanks to Creative Ireland funding Westmeath Heritage offered a training … Read more
- 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 … Read more
- In conversation - Celebrating creativity for World Book Day
This year we are celebrating World Book Day on the first Thursday in March - 2nd March 2023. To mark this day we are releasing … Read more
- Winter Foliage display in the library
As part of our Inspire Your World at the Library programme of events, funded by Creative Ireland, we were delighted to welcome Anna Browne … Read more
- Have your say!
WESTMEATH COUNTY COUNCIL CULTURE & CREATIVITY TEAM INVITE YOU TO ENGAGE WITH OUR STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT 2023 – 2027 The Creative Ireland Programme is a 5-year … Read more
- Handspinning event in Mullingar Library
On Saturday last, 17th September 2022, Mullingar Library hosted Áine Dunne for a hands-on demonstration of some hand spinning techniques. This workshop was booked … Read more
- Delightful event in Kilbeggan library
Westmeath Libraries hosted a delightful event in Kilbeggan library recently. On a beautiful Summer evening Anna Brown from Big Sky Flowers gave a demonstration … Read more
- Major Audit of Oral Heritage Recordings in County Westmeath Underway
Over many decades in Westmeath, precious memories of times gone by have been recorded by groups and individuals in an effort to document what … Read more
- Thomas Pakenham introduces Tullnally Archive
Thomas Pakenham from Tullynally Castle talks about the archive held in Tullynally. The documents date from the 18th , 19th and 20th centuries and … Read more
- Threading the Táin launch
Wonderful occasion this evening in Áras an Chontae, where Cathaoirleach Cllr Aengus O'Rourke official opened the Exhibition of 'Threading the Táin'. The tapestry recreates … Read more
- Inspire your world at the library
We have events for all ages and interests, helping to inspire you to create the space you want to live in. From arts and … Read more
- Life Changes podcast
Westmeath Libraries are delighted to announce the launch of our new podcast: Life Changes : A series of podcasts with people aged 55 and upwards, … Read more
- Strange Days Indeed
During lockdown Westmeath Libraries invited adults and children of all ages to take part in creating our "Strange Days Indeed" collection. We looked for … Read more
- Let's talk Climate Change
Niamh Shaw is no stranger to TV and radio. Last night (16th November 2022) Dr Niamh Shaw spoke to a Westmeath Group (on zoom) about Climate … Read more