Kilbeggan

10 June 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: Monday10th June 2024 Tuesday11th June 2024 Wednesday12th June 2024 Thursday13th June 2024 Friday14th June 2024 Saturday15th June 2024 10am - Knit & NatterMoate Library 10am - Baby […]

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24 May 2024
Exciting changes coming soon to Kilbeggan Library

Refurbishment works to improve our library service will be starting soon! These will include Easy Access, My Open Library and Sensory resources The library will close on Friday 14th June for the building works. Make sure to follow Westmeath Libraries to stay up to date. You'll find us on facebook, twitter, instagram, and tiktok as […]

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10 April 2024
Purple Hearts at Kilbeggan Library

The Knitting and Crochet group in Kilbeggan Library have been busy creating purple hearts as part of a new initiative at Regional Hospital Mullingar. Elizabeth Donaghy, Grace McPaul, Emma Cassidy, Mary Connolly and Patricia Dowd have used their skills, knowledge and time to crochet purple hearts which will be given to bereaved families in the […]

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28 March 2024
Kilbeggan’s Revolutionary Past

Did you know that there was once a bloody battle in the streets of Kilbeggan? In the 1798 Rebellion many Irish people, inspired by revolutions in France and America, rose up against landlords and British rule. While the major fighting took place in Wexford, Mayo, Antrim and Down, there was plenty of drama in these […]

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8 January 2024
Library events this week 8th - 13th Jan 2024

Monday8th January Tuesday9th January Wednesday10th January Thursday11th January Friday12th January Saturday13th January Knit & NatterMoate Library10am Baby & Toddler groupMoate Library10am Advice on your deviceMullingar Library10am Bridge ClubKilbeggan Library2.30pm Baby Book Club & Toddler GroupMullingar Library10am Toddler Storytime & RhymeAidan Heavey Library, Athlone11am Local History exhibitionCastlepollard Libraryall day Knitting & Crochet Social GroupAidan Heavey Library, […]

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23 October 2023
Library events this week

Please click on the links below for more details, and to book your tickets. Remember you can always contact us on 044 9332162 or email library@westmeathcoco.ie if you have any questions, or just ask on your next visit to your local library. 23rd - 28th October Activity BookClub Exhibition Group Meeting Lecture / Talk Storytime Workshop / Class […]

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28 August 2023
Library events this week

28th August 2023 Summer Stars is almost at an end, but there is still time to read more. Call in to your local library and sign up today. We also have over 20 events happening around the county. Please click on the links below for more details, and to book your tickets. Remember you can […]

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7 July 2023
Heritage Irish Crochet Lace

This August we are delighted to welcome artist Emma Cassidy to Westmeath Libraries for workshops on Irish Crochet Lace. To whet your appetite before these events Emma has kindly written the following introduction to Irish Crochet Lace. Workshops funded by Westmeath's Heritage Office for Heritage Week 2023. A brief explanation of Irish Crochet Lace, it’s […]

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5 June 2023
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 from with your Library Unbound! Funded by Creative Ireland & Westmeath County Council DATE VENUE EVENT BOOKING 25th May 2023 at 6pm Moate Library Memories & Melodies with Jean Farrell Not […]

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1 March 2023
March Book Clubs

A book club is a great way to meet new people, and get some great (or terrible) book recommendations. Why not join your local library's book club? New members always welcome. If you can't make it to any of our in-person book clubs why not join our Facebook group? March 2023 Book Clubs

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