10 Things you don’t know about your local Library!


10 Things you don’t know about your local Library!

The library costs you.

1. Did you know that you can now access thousands of FREE e-books and e-audiobooks with your library card? All you need to do is create a free Borrow Box Account using your library card. No reason to pay a monthly subscription when you can get in for FREE through your local library.

2. Did you know that you can use your library card to start a FREE e-learning course? Excel 2016 was the top course for learners on Universal Class in 2019. Learn a new language or if you are getting married why not take a FREE course in Wedding Planning 101! Make 2020 your year to learn something new!

3. Do you like to stay on top of all the latest news nationally and internationally?  Enjoy access to global online newspapers and over 30 regional newspapers! The articles are text-based with word count included, perfect for research. With a library card you can also read FREE digital magazines online or you can download and read offline using a FREE RBDigital account with access to over 300 magazine titles.

4. Do you know that you can now renew your books online? You can also request & search items AND you can now request a book online and get it delivered to any library you choose! You can also opt in for library notifications and keep track of what you read!

5. Did you know that all 12 Meath libraries provide printing facilities AND FREE Wifi! You can also enjoy 30 minutes free computer time every day.  If you bring your own laptop you can avail of the Wifi, FREE OF CHARGE!

6. As a local community group have you struggled to find a location to hold your meetings? Your local library has meeting rooms available FREE OF CHARGE! No more trying to search for the available rooms, just contact your local library!

7. STUDENTS! We know how difficult it is to try and find a quiet study space outside of your school. Did you know that you can study at your local library? From a quiet study space to ordering reading material from over 330 branches. You can have it all.

8. No more late fees and you can return a book to any Public Library in Ireland!

9. Did you know that Work Matters at your Library service is available in every Meath Branch? This service helps support business and employment with workshops, specially selected book stock to improve job seeking and C.V building as well as access to the internet and online database.

10.  Did you know that the library costs you NOTHING?  Membership is free, borrowing is free and there are no more late fees!

JOIN your local library today.  Drop in or visit https://www.meath.ie/council/council-services/libraries