Sligo Library and Museum: Public Holiday Hours

Sligo Libraries, including, Ballymote Community Library, Tubbercurry Community Library, Enniscrone Library and Sligo Central Library will be closed on Saturday, 1st of June for the Public Holiday.

Sligo Museum will open 9.30am – 12.45pm, 2pm – 4.45pm.

Cruinniú na nÓg at Sligo Libraries: Friday 14th and Saturday 15th of June 2019

Sligo Library are proud to be part of this year’s Cruinniú na nÓg celebrations, a day of creativity for children and young people.

Each library branch will be hosting a series of events for children over two days, Friday 14th of June to Saturday 15th of June 2019.

Click the following link to see events in your area:

https://cruinniu.creativeireland.gov.ie/events/location/sligo/

Or contact your local Sligo Library branch:

Ballymote Community Library: 071 911 1669

Friday:

Design Your Own Mug You paint it and we fire it with Hullabaloo Crafts: 2.00pm – 3.00pm

Flower felting with Sue Basler of Sub Designs – Class Visit

Saturday:

Reptile Zoo on Tour –

Snakes, Hermit Crabs, Dragon Lizards and Scorpions on Display from Irish Reptile Zoo

Children Ages 3yrs-6yrs

Enniscrone Branch Library: 071 911 1653

Saturday 15th June

Face Painting – 11am – 1pm,

Walking Treasure Hunt (children must be accompanied by an adult) – 11:30am – 1pm,

Storytime – 1pm – 1:30pm,

Fun Talent Show – 1:30pm – 2pm (bring & play a musical instrument, sing a song/nursery rhyme, tell some jokes, say a poem etc)

Sligo Central Library: 071 911 1675 

Friday 14th June

9.30 – 10.30am  Story & Art event             Wayne O’Connor – Class Visit

9.30 – 10.30am  Badge making workshop               Catherine Fanning           Class Visit

Friday 14th June

3.30pm – 4.30pm             Dream jars          Dympna O’Driscoll           Open Event 7 – 10 yrs old

Adventures of the Spanish Captain with Grange School :Drop In : 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Magic Dream Jar Workshop with Dympna : 3.30pm-4.30pm (Age7+) (Booked Out)

Saturday 15th June

Introduction to 3D Workshop with FabLab Manorhamilton :

Four Sessions:  10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.00pm

Blacksmithing & the Forge Demo with Michael Budd :

Drop In : 10.30am, 11.15am, 12Noon, 2.00pm and 3.00pm

Kids Warrior Yoga WITH SAOIRSE AND ZIA : Two Sessions: 10am & 10.45am

Sun Catcher Workshop with Sally : Drop In 11.30am – 1.00pm

The Flea Circus & Living with a Fairy with Jay Ryan 11.30am – 12.30pm

TwinkleToes Dance Workshop with Victoria Walker (Age 3-6): 2.00pm – 2.45pm

Hip Hop Dance Workshop with Victoria Walker (Age 7+): 2.45pm – 3.30pm (Booked Out)

Story Time with Bríanóg Brady Dawson (Granny’s Teeth) : 3.00pm – 4.00pm

Live Music in the Marquee with

Accident Prone, Statistic Life and The Contradictions: 4.00pm – 5.00pm

PLUS TREATS ON THE DAY!

Sligo Museum:

21st May – June 25th

‘Myth & Magic’ Ceramic Exhibition with Coolbock and Sooey National School plus Mercy College: 9.30am – 12.45pm, 2.00pm – 4.45pm

‘Myth & Magic’ talk with Mercy college students on Saturday 15th of June at 2.30pm

             

Tubbercurry Community Library: 071911 1705

Hullabaloo T-Shirt Design. Class Visit.

Email: sligolibrary@sligococo.ie

Sligo Library: May Public Holiday Opening Hours

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Spring into Storytime at your Library

Spring Into Story Time

Spring into Story Time is a national programme delivering a minimum of one children’s story time in every library during the month of April.

Spring into Story Time  in April 2017 was the first countrywide focus on story time in public libraries.  Part of the Right to Read Campaign within the Opportunities for All national strategic plan for public libraries 2013 – 2017, Spring into Story Time arose from a recommendation of the Public Libraries Literacy and Reading Development Working Group and the findings of a 2016 pilot initiative.

The Goal was to hold at least one story time session in every public library in the country. Spring into Story Time was designed to be inclusive and open to all. Beyond its comprehensive national goal, individual library services were free to select their markets and local delivery arrangements.

Over the past two years Spring into Story Time has become a fundamental part of the Right to Read service with story times being one of the most common and most popular services available to library users. The number of story times delivered grows each April, providing greater access to this programme to more users.

The following Spring into Story Time events are happening in your local Library:

Ballymote Community Library:

  • Thurs April 11th – 11am-12Noon: Old MacDonald Stories and Songs with Eithne
  • Tues April 16th  – 10am – 10.45am: Easter Tales with Eithne – Junior Infants SMGS Ballymote – Offsite @ the classroom.
  • Tues April 23rd –  3pm – 4pm: Worlds Worst Children with Wayne O Connor
  • Tues April 24th –  11am-12am: Easter Tales with Eithne: Busy Bees Creche Collooney visit to library

Enniscrone Library:

  • Saturday April 6th at 11.00am
  • Saturday April 13th at 11.00am
  • Saturday April 27th at 11.00am

Sligo Central Library:

  • Tuesday April 2nd at 10.00am (Closed Event)
  • Wednesday April 10th  at 10.00am (Closed Event)
  • Wednesday April 17th  at 11.30am: Easter Egg Hunt and Story Time Age: 7 and Under
  • Wednesday April 24th at 11.30am (Open Event): Storytime: 6+
  • Tuesday April 30th at 10.00am and 3.00pm (Closed Event)

Tubbercurry Community Library:

  • Friday April 5th at 10.00am
  • Friday April 12th at 10.00am
  • Friday April 26th at 11.30am