Entries by Michelle Brennan

The Word: Crime, Plays and Poetry with Declan Hughes and Jessamine O’Connor

The Word welcomes writers Declan Hughes and Jessamine O’Connor on Wednesday 27th March in Sligo Central Library. Declan Hughes is a co-founder of Rough Magic Theatre Company, a director, playwright and novelist. He is Literature Advisor to the Arts Council.  His plays have won numerous awards including the Stewart Parker New Playwright award and for […]

Digitise the Nation: How to get online

Digitise the Nation: a four week course is available at all our branch libraries. Each person attending these classes will receive 10 hours free classroom training. Class duration will be 2 hours per class. An iPad will be provided for use during each class or if you prefer you can bring your own device i.e […]

Right To Read Award

In recognition of the implementation of the core programme of Right to Read literacy support services as coordinated by the library service, Sligo Library are delighted to have received the Right to Read Award 2017. Right To Read is a collaborative cross-government initiative that provides a nationally coordinated framework for literacy support and reading development […]

Proposed 3D workshop

Sligo Libraries are looking for interested adults 18+ for our next proposed 3D workshop. This will take place over 4 weeks in Spring 2019, leading up to and including Local Enterprise Week, and will comprise of BUILDING a flat pack 3D printer first and then learning to USE it! Please register your interest via this […]

Dungeons & Dragons Games Workshops for Children at Sligo Central Library

Wayne O’Connor will be facilitating Dungeons & Dragons Games Workshops for children in Sligo Central Library . The workshops will be running on Friday afternoons, 3.30 – 5.00pm over a 6 week period; Friday 11th   Jan & Friday 18th Jan: 3.30pm-5.00pm Friday 25th Jan & Friday 1st  Feb: 3.30pm-5.00pm Friday 8th Feb & Friday 15th  Feb: […]


From the 1st of January, library members will not have to pay fines for overdue items and no existing fines will be collected. 1. Why did the library service remove overdue fines? The removal of fines is a key aim of the new public library strategy Our Public Library 2022: inspiring, connecting and empowering communities […]