New: Beginner English Course for Ukrainian Speakers

This spring, requests started pouring in from libraries in need of a particular language pairing. Less than two months later, the course is ready:

The Beginner English for Ukrainian Speakers Course is available now in Transparent Language Online.

Created specifically with Ukrainian refugees in mind, the course includes 100+ hours of lessons that can be mixed and matched to build the basic English knowledge and skills they need most.

Click the Link for access, with your Library membership number: New: Beginner English Course for Ukrainian Speakers (transparent.com)

Not yet a member, join up FREE with our online access: https://sligolibrary.ie/

Public Library Consultation Survey for Strategy

Is there something you’d love to see in libraries? Then have your say about the future of libraries Ireland! Answer the questionnaire here: https://www.librariesireland.ie/public-libraries-strategy… The survey has questions and seeks feedback on perceptions of libraries and priorities for the future. The survey will close on Saturday 9th July Public Survey – Access Paper versions of the […]

The Zone: Open Band Workshops

The Zone: Open Band Workshops

Music Generation Sligo, in partnership with Rumble Rehearsal Studios, are providing an open workshop for teenage bands and teen solo musicians.

Come along to share a creative space and play music with others.

Mentorship will be provided by Music Generation educators sharing years of touring and stage experience.

Bring your own instrument.

Rumble Rehearsal Studios, Connolly Street, Sligo.

Saturday 11th June 2022 1-3 pm

Bookings through musicgenerationsligo@msletb.ie.

www.sligolibrary.ie

Creator Van – Enniscrone Branch Library – Enniscrone Branch Library – 10am – 11.30am, 11.45am – 1.15pm

Join us at Enniscrone Branch Library for an exciting visit from the Creator Van.

Step aboard the Creator Van and immerse yourself in an art and craft wonderland to explore your artistic creativity with materials and inspiration.

Booking Required, contact 071-9111653 or email smcdonagh@sligococo.ie to reserve your place

VENUE

Enniscrone Branch Library

11 JUNE 2022

10.00am-11.30am

11.45am-1.15pm

AGE RANGE

All Ages

Amazing Music Workshop – Ballymote Community Library – 11:45am

Be inspired by this lively and interactive Amazing Music Workshop, a specially-designed music experience for children, brought to you by Music Generation Sligo.

Children are welcomed into a workshop-style creative space and will have the opportunity to conduct live music from talented musician educators, including music played on the cello, violin, guitar, keyboard, harp, mandolin, drums, and percussion.

Children will join in with singing and playing percussion instruments while dancing and moving to their own beat. The whole family can join in! Many different genres will feature and children will learn fun facts about each one.

The Amazing Music Workshop will welcome children and their families into a musical world where music inspires and makes them giggle and encourages a pathway into future music learning.

Booking Required, contact 071-9111669 or email creilly@sligococo.ie to reserve your place

VENUE

Ballymote Community Library

11 JUNE 2022

11.45am

AGE RANGE

All Ages

Amazing Music Workshop Tubbercurry Community Library – 9:45am

Be inspired by this lively and interactive Amazing Music Workshop, a specially-designed music experience for children, brought to you by Music Generation Sligo.

Children are welcomed into a workshop-style creative space and will have the opportunity to conduct live music from talented musician educators, including music played on the cello, violin, guitar, keyboard, harp, mandolin, drums, and percussion.

Children will join in with singing and playing percussion instruments while dancing and moving to their own beat. The whole family can join in! Many different genres will feature and children will learn fun facts about each one.

The Amazing Music Workshop will welcome children and their families into a musical world where music inspires and makes them giggle and encourages a pathway into future music learning.

Booking Required, contact 071-9111705 or email shealy@sligococo.ie to reserve your place

VENUE

Tubbercurry Community Library

11 JUNE 2022

9.45am

AGE RANGE

All Ages

Gerry Daly Illustration Workshop & Author Reading at Ballymote Community Library, 9.45am – 10.45am

Spark your creativity with author and illustrator Gerry Daly as he demonstrates the process he used to illustrate his and Erika McGann’s book Where are you, Puffling?

Inspired by nature and the world around us, Gerry creates a fun and interactive story experience and provides easy to follow illustration instruction so children get to recreate his illustrations while learning new techniques.

The event will also include an exclusive author reading from his new book Finn’s First Song: a Whaley Big Adventure.

This workshop is perfect for our younger readers.

Booking Required, contact 071-9111669 or email creilly@sligococo.ie to reserve your place

VENUE

Marquee Sligo Central Library

11 JUNE 2022

9.45am – 10.45am

AGE RANGE

4-8

Gerry Daly Illustration Workshop & Author Reading at Tubbercurry Community Library, 11.45AM – 12.45PM

Spark your creativity with author and illustrator Gerry Daly as he demonstrates the process he used to illustrate his and Erika McGann’s book Where are you, Puffling?

Inspired by nature and the world around us, Gerry creates a fun and interactive story experience and provides easy to follow illustration instruction so children get to recreate his illustrations while learning new techniques.

The event will also include an exclusive author reading from his new book Finn’s First Song: a Whaley Big Adventure.

This workshop is perfect for our younger readers.

No booking is required, but places are limited so please arrive early to secure your spot.

VENUE

Tubbercurry Community Library

11 JUNE 2022

11.45AM – 12.45PM

AGE RANGE

4-8

Eagles Flying – Tubbercurry Community Library: 11:00am – 1:00pm

Eagles Flying, Ireland’s largest sanctuary for eagles, hawks, owls, falcons and vultures, comes off-site for Cruinniú na nÓg.

The Eagles Flying Show is both fun and educational for the whole family! Our special method of working with animals makes it possible to allow them as close as possible to our visitors.

The scientists on-hand present information on each of the birds and raptors in general and if you ever had a question about a bird of prey – well, here you go – just ask!

No booking is required

VENUE

Tubbercurry Community Library

11 JUNE 2022

11.00AM – 1.00PM

AGE RANGE

All Ages

Sweets and Treats and lots of fun!

We will have lot’s of sweets, treats and entertainment throughout the day,

No booking is required, but places are limited so please arrive early to secure your spot.

VENUE

Marquee Sligo Central Library

11 JUNE 2022

All Day

AGE RANGE

All Ages