This festive season we have lots for you and all the family to enjoy in your local library with a host of Christmas events.
Winter arrangement workshops - Join Anna Browne of Big Sky Flowers for a workshop on creating sustainable Christmas decorations. Anna will be showing us how to make foam-free winter flower arrangements using Irish grown and foraged materials. **all of these sessions are now booked up**
17th Nov at 6.30pm in Castlepollard Library
1st Dec at 6.00pm in Mullingar Library
8th Dec at 6.00pm in Athlone Library
15th Dec at 6.00pm in Moate Library
Christmas Card Morning - Would you like to make your own Christmas card to send to family and friends far and near? Join us for this adult craft session in Kilbeggan Library 25th November at 11am. Book here or by phone at 057 9333148
Children's Christmas Crafts - Join us at Athlone Library for some Christmas Crafting
Athlone Library 26th November from 11.30am to 12.30pm. Book here or by calling 090 6442157
Canapes and Nibbles - Join Fiona Egan from Cloghan Farm Cookery School as she demonstrates how to prepare a selection of Christmas nibbles and canapes
29th Nov at 6.30pm in Mullingar Library Book Here
15th Dec at 6.30pm in Athlone Library Book Here
A Christmas Carol - Join us for a special reading of this classic story with Rory. Suitable for ages 8+
1st Dec at 10.30am in Mullingar Library - no need to book.
8th Dec at 10.30am in Mullingar Library - no need to book.
13th Dec at 3.30pm in Mullingar Library - no need to book.
Mudbugs craft sessions - Join Jess from Mud Bugs for some nature inspired craft.
1st Dec at 3.00pm in Kilbeggan Library Book Here
1st Dec at 5.00pm in Moate Library Book Here
9th Dec at 4.00pm in Athlone Library Book Here
20th Dec at 12:00 in Castlepollard Library
20th Dec at 3.30pm in Mullingar Library Book Here
Christmas Toddler storytime - Live reading storytime for toddlers & Christmas songs
2nd Dec at 10am - Castlepollard Library Book Here
Harp Recital - Christmas music performed by the local Mullingar Harp School
3rd Dec at 11am in Mullingar Library - no need to book
Reducing Waste & Packaging at Christmas - Did you know that over the festive season people produce on average 25% more rubbish than usual? To help you have a more sustainable Christmas with this workshop from The Refill Mill
6th Dec at 6.30pm - Mullingar Library Book Here
13th Dec at 6.30pm - Athlone Library Book Here
15th Dec at 6.30pm - Castlepollard Book Here
Christmas Card Crafting - Making Christmas cards workshop
8th Dec at 3.15pm - Castlepollard Library
Christmas Card Crafting - This workshop is a fantastic December event where kids learn about sustainability in a fun and interactive way, and bring home upcycled crafts they make themselves from waste materials. Participants are encouraged to bring materials they may have at home e.g empty ceral boxes, toilet rolls etc.
9th Dec at 3.30pm - Mullingar Library - Contact 044 9332161 to book
Fia Rua - Christmas storytime with activity
10th Dec at 10am - Castlepollard Library
Choir in the Library - Students from Dean Kelly National School visit and sing us some Carols
14th Dec at 12pm & 1.15pm - Athlone Library
Christmas storytime for toddlers - Join Catherine and Rory for a Christmas storytime and sing along for toddlers.
14th Dec at 10.30am in Mullingar Library - no need to book
Christmas Movie - Join us for a special festive film
15th Dec at 3.30pm - Castlepollard Library
15th Dec at 3.30pm - Mullingar Library - no need to book
Lego blockbusters - join us for a post-Christmas Lego session
29th Dec at 11.30am - Athlone Library Book Here or phone 090 6442157
For more details stay tuned to our news page, or contact your local library