Library events this week - 29th May 2023

This week we are holding 27 events across our libraries. Read on for the list, and click on the links for more details. Remember you can always contact us on 044 9332162 or email if you have any questions, or just ask on your next visit to your local library.


  • Moate - Irish Heart Foundation Mobile Health Unit 29th May at 10.30am
    offers free blood pressure and pulse checks to groups and communities across Ireland. This service is entirely free of charge
  • Kilbeggan – Poetry Readings 30th May at 1pm
    Every Tuesday afternoon the community gather to read poems to each other in Kilbeggan Library from 1pm-2pm.  Why not come and listen, or read and recite if the mood takes you.  All welcome 
  • Moate – Advice on your device - 30th May at 11am
    Answering your questions about technology.
  • Athlone – Alzheimer’s group - 31st May at 2pm
    The Alzheimer Society social club in Athlone Library is a social gathering where people can access information and support, meet other people as well as exchange ideas and experiences. The club meets every second Wednesday from 2-4pm. Contact Eileen Kenny on 085 872 3720 or email for more information. 
  • Athlone – Advice on your device - 31st May at 10.30am
    Do you have questions about technology? Drop in to Athlone Library every Wednesday between 10am and 12pm and our staff will help you out. From questions about common computer problems to signing up to the library app, library staff are here to help.
  • Castlepollard – Advice on your device - 31st May at 10am
    Advice on accessing online resources and Apps
  • Kilbeggan – Bridge club - 1st June at 2.30pm
  • Kilbeggan – Chess Club - 2nd June at 3pm

Book Club

  • Moate – Adult book club -31st May at 11am
    This month we're reading 'While she sleeps' by Arlene Hunt
  • Athlone – Adult book club - 1st June at 6.30pm
    meets on the 1st Thursday of every month from 6.30 - 7.30pm at Athlone Library


  • Athlone - Paul Edmund Strzelecki exhibition - 2nd June to 29th June
    An exhibition by the Polish Embassy in Dublin exploring the fascinating life and achievements of this great humanitarian. This panel exhibition tells the captivating story of Count Paul Edmund Strzelecki, a Polish humanitarian thanks to whose efforts c. 200,000 children were saved during the Great Irish Famine.
  • Mullingar – Murmurations exhibition - runs until 8th June

Group meeting

  • Kilbeggan – Knitting & Crochet group - every Monday at 11am. All welcome.
  • Moate – Knitting group - every Monday at 10am. All welcome
  • Castlepollard – M4 women’s group - Every Thursday at 10.30am
  • Castlepollard – Ciorcal ghaeilge - 1st June at 3pm
  • Castlepollard – Writers group - 1st June at 6pm - All Welcome

Lecture / Talk

  • Castlepollard - LWETB Adult education information morning - 30th May at 10am
    Adult education information morning. Drop in and speak to Niamh about free education and training for adults
  • Castlepollard - Childminding Development Officer For Westmeath - 2nd June at 10am
    Childminding Development Officer will provide information for Childminders in Westmeath


  • Athlone Library will be visiting LWETB further education centre Clonown Rd for their Wellness Day, 31st May


  • Castlepollard – Tiny Tots storytime - 2nd June at 10am
    Storytime & singalong for Toddlers and Parents (1st Friday of Every Month) at 10am to 10.20am.
  • Kilbeggan – Toddler storytime - 1st June at 10am - All welcome

Workshop / Class

This article was published on: 29th May, 2023
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