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

DateVenueEvent Booking
25th April at 6.30pmMullingar LibraryMeet the author: Anne Griffin
The Mullingar Library Book Club is excited to host the author of this month’s book, Anne Griffin, for a discussion about her novel “When All Is Said.”
Mullingar Library, Thursday April 25th at 6:30pm.
If you would like to join the discussion, reserve your place now
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21st May at 6.15pmAidan Heavey Library, AthloneIntroduction to Crochet
Do you want to try crochet to see if you like it? Come along to this introduction to Crochet where you will get to try it out and see if you enjoy it! This crochet session is free but booking is essential. 
Attendees will need to bring a crochet hook (4mm) and double knitting yarn (wool) in any colour except white or very dark for better stitch visualisation.
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23rd May at 5.30pmCastlepollard LibraryJam Jar flower arranging
Join Anna Browne in Castlepollard Library to learn how to turn your old jam jars into a colourful display for your flowers!
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28th MayKilbeggan LibraryMusic and Memories
Details to be confirmed
30th May at 6pmMullingar LibraryCooking Demonstration with Fiona Egan
For her cooking demo, Fiona will focus on cooking for 1 or 2 people & freezer friendly recipes as well as cooking and preparing food with limited mobility. She will also focus on salt and sugar reduction, ideas for anyone trying to watch their fluid intake, and recipes to promote independent and social living without compromising on nutritional values and above all, enjoyment! 
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17th May & 24th May
at 11.30am
Moate LibraryFelt Jewellery Making with Maggie Dolan
Join us for two workshops and learn how to create felt jewellery of your very own. Spaces are limited so booking is require, please make sure you can attend both workshops.
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Check back as we will be adding more events all the time.