Mullingar Library

27 February 2023
3D Printing

We are delighted to announce the newest addition to Westmeath Libraries: 3D Printers in Athlone & Mullingar libraries. 3D printers are tools that let you turn ideas in your head into objects that you can hold in your hand. Offering educational and artistic opportunities, 3D Printing is widely used for prototypes and designing, as well […]

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23 January 2023
What's happening in Westmeath Libraries

Happy 2023! find out What's Happening in Westmeath Libraries right now. For full details please see our Events Listing. Advice on your device Have you questions about how our ebooks work? Or want to learn how to sign up to our online classes? Simply ask any member of staff for assistance and we will be […]

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7 December 2022
My Open Library launched in Mullingar Library
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15 November 2022
Weird Science in the library

Kick off Science Week with a weird Science experiment. Join Winston T. Wolf for a fun and freaky activity aimed at all you budding scientists and create your very own Spewing Pumpkin! Stay tuned for more science adventures, and remember to stay up to date with all our Library News and Events, and check out […]

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13 October 2022
Winter arrangement workshops

**Please note - all these events are now booked out. We hope you enjoy ** Join us this December as we explore sustainable Christmas decorations and learn how to make a foam-free Winter arrangement from Irish grown & foraged material. We are delighted to welcome Anna Browne of Big Sky Flowers to our libraries for […]

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5 October 2022
Sibhialta Atá mé -  Civil I am

Westmeath County Council, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, welcomes a new exhibition of photos from the Irish Civil War. Titled ‘Civil I Am’, the exhibition showcases around 40 images from the conflict, all collected from various archives and libraries. Curated by Galway-based historian Damien Quinn, the exhibition was recently displayed in Galway’s […]

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20 September 2022
Handspinning event in Mullingar Library

On Saturday last, 17th September 2022, Mullingar Library hosted Áine Dunne for a hands-on demonstration of some hand spinning techniques. This workshop was booked out well in advance. Áine brought along a bag of raw wool, as well as some she had washed, and a small sample of Alpaca wool. She then demonstrated how to […]

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13 September 2022
I love you Dave Taylor

A matinee of storytelling, prose, poetry, and extraordinary performances will take place on the 24th of September in theLibrary in Mullingar. With the support of Westmeath County Council, under the Local Live Performances Scheme (LLPS4), screenwriterand author Ronika Merl is bringing her celebrated show from Dublin to Mullingar.The show begins at 10.30am, in the Library […]

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11 September 2022
Hammerlake Open evening

An information evening with HAMMERLAKE studio is happening 13th September from 6-7.30 pm in Mullingar Library. Some of those in attendance includes : National Film/TV Training agencies, Edwina Forkin Producer Zanzibar Films, Edwina has over 60 credits as a Producer - Most recently, 'As Luck would have it’ with Allen Leech (of Downton Abbey) Gordan Wycherley […]

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4 August 2022
Thomas Pakenham introduces Tullnally Archive

Thomas Pakenham from Tullynally Castle talks about the archive held in Tullynally. The documents date from the 18th , 19th and 20th centuries and include maps, rent receiving books, and wage ledgers. The historic maps, some of which pre-date the Ordnance Survey maps, are beautifully executed and provide detail on the extent of landholdings and […]

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