Bealtaine 2024 Events at Sligo Central Library


Bealtaine is Ireland’s national festival which celebrates the arts and creativity as we age.  In conjunction with the Bealtaine Festival, Sligo Central Library is holding a number of workshops and classes during the month of May.

Spaces are limited.  To reserve your place or for more information, please contact Sligo Library at 071 9111675 or

Digital Skills, 4-part workshop with MSLETB

Join us at Sligo Central Library for classes teaching Basic Level computer skills and smartphone access.

Begins on Thursday 2nd of May

Two time slots available: 10am or 11am

Contact 071 9111675 or

(If you are unable to attend these Digital Skills sessions and are interested in being informed of future classes, please contact Sligo Library to express your interest.)

Poetry Workshop | “Music of Our Generation”

Join Maeve McKenna for a very special poetry workshop on the theme of ‘Music of Our Generation’ where participants will discuss songs from their younger years and from that, explore how to put these memories into a brief memoir which we will then shape into a poem.

This will be an interactive workshop where the group will be free to share and develop thoughts around their early lives.

Friday 10th of May at 10am at Sligo Central Library

Contact 071 9111675 or

History in a Box Workshop

Create your own personal history box with Joan Moffitt, in association with MSLETB.  This is a three-part craft workshop, using stories, photo’s, memento’s, tickets stubs, ribbons, newspaper clippings to create your own personal memory box.  This box can be wrapped in your preferred material to keep for yourself or share with your loved ones.

This is a three-part event and will take place on:

Thursday 30th of May at 10am

Thursday 6th of June at 10am

Thursday 13th of June at 10am

Contact 071 9111675 or