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Sligo Library are launching our new Sense-Ability service on Thursday 20th October at 11am in Ballymote Library

Sense-Ability aims to offer positive library experiences for people with sensory or additional educational needs.

It strives to develop a sensory friendly, accessible library services for the people of Leitrim, Sligo and Roscommon.

It aims to provide a sense of belonging, a sense of space, a sense of welcome and a sense of support to individuals of all abilities, their families and caregivers.

  • Braistint chómhmhuintearais, spás, fáilte agus tacaíocht a chuir ar fáil do dhaoine le gach cumas, dá dteaghlaigh agus do chúramóirí

Through consultation with relevant professionals, extensive staff training, a programme of events and the development of new and exciting spaces and services, Sense-Ability gives everyone the ability to use library services in an inclusive, safe, non-judgmental way.

The launch will consist of a brief opening speech from the Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, a photo shoot and the chance to see a large section of the available Sensory collection and Sensory Room.

If you are interested to attend please email [email protected]