25 January 2024
Lá Fhéile Bríde

Beidh Leabharlanna na h-Iarmhí dúnta ón Satharn 3 Feabhra go dtí an Luan 5 Feabhra 2024 (san áireamh) Osclóidh leabharlanna Dé Máirt 6 Feabhra Beidh "My Open Library" ar fáil i Leabharlanna an Móta, Bhaile na gCros agus an Muileann gCearr. Westmeath Libraries will be closed from Saturday 3rd until Monday 5th February 2024 (Inclusive) […]

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23 January 2024
World Wetlands Day Walk & Talk

Time: 11am - 1pm approxDate: 3rd February 2024What: Walk & Talk with George Smith (Botanist) and Gordon Wycherley (Birdwatch Westmeath).Where: Lilliput Car Park Lough Ennell Join us to celebrate with us World Wetlands Day to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. Walk and talk will be led by […]

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15 January 2024
Events this week 15th - 20th Jan 2024

Monday15th January Tuesday16th January Wednesday17th January Thursday18th January Friday19th January Saturday20th January 10am - Knit & NatterMoate Library 10am - Baby & Toddler GroupMoate Library 10am - Advice on your deviceAidan Heavey Library, Athlone 10am - Baby Book & Toddler groupMullingar Library 11.30am - Lego BlockbustersAidan Heavey Library, Athlone 11am - I.C.A group meetingCastlepollard Library […]

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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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25 October 2023
A Look Inside the Lives of our Ageing Community: Inside Out Cluain Lir

In 2023, Creative Ireland Westmeath supported over 20 creative projects in communities across the county. Here, Lucy Tormey talks about her experience running 'Inside Out', a collaborative project with photographer Emma O'Brien and the residents of Cluain Lir Community Nursing Unit and its associated Day Care facility. The project aims to tell a story about […]

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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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16 October 2023
Free bedtime story books for all children, 4 years of age and under

 On the 6th October Roderic O’ Gorman, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and Heather Humphreys, Minister for Rural and Community Development announced the First 5 Little Book at Bedtime initiative, in collaboration with public libraries and the Local Government Management Agency. Free bedtime story books and library card wallets are available at […]

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10 October 2023
Hanna Greally

HANNA GREALLY, Author: was born in Athlone in 1925.  She grew up in Pearse Street, and was a popular and happy young girl. At nineteen she was admitted to St Loman’s Hospital in Mullingar and remained there until she negotiated her own release in 1962 having agreed to go into the care of Coolamber Manor, […]

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4 October 2023
Launch of 'Memories' Oral History Project at Aidan Heavey Library, Athlone

The launch of the 'Memories' Oral History Project by Athlone Community Services Council CLG took place at the Aidan Heavey Library, Athlone on Tuesday 3rd October from 4 - 6pm. The project, completed over the course of a number of months, records the oral history memories of older people living in the Athlone area. After […]

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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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