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17 May 2024
Cruinniú na nÓg 2024: Westmeath Programme of Events

Take a look at our jam-packed programme of free events for Cruinniú na nÓg 2024 on Saturday 15th June! Cruinniú na nÓg is a national day of free creativity for children and young people under 18. This year, Westmeath invites you to participate in a programme of fun, creative activities. For more information on Westmeath County […]

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15 May 2024
Well Westmeath Expo 2024

Westmeath Libraries are delighted to be a part of this year's Well Westmeath Expo in Belvedere House and Gardens, Saturday 18th May 2024, from 11am - 4pm. Get ready to celebrate all that is healthy and positive about life in County Westmeath as part of this FREE event organized by Healthy Communities & Healthy Westmeath. […]

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13 May 2024
Library Events this week

All library events are free to attend but advance booking might be needed, please click through on the links below or contact your local library for more details: Monday13th May 2024 Tuesday14th May 2024 Wednesday15th May 2024 Thursday16th May 2024 Friday 17th May 2024 Saturday18th May 2024 All day - St. Finian's Photography exhibitionMullingar Library […]

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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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