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Summer Stars event launches in Meath Libraries

Meath County Council Library Service has a great summer programme full of free events lined up for children of all ages in Meath this year. The programme was launched in Ashbourne Library by Cathaoirleach Cllr. Sean Drew and kicks off with the Summer Stars reading adventure. Summer Stars is the...
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Meath County Council’s 2022 Cruinniú na nÓg

A National Day of Creativity for children and young people, Cruinniú na nÓg will take place on Saturday 11th June 2022. Cruinniú na nÓg is a national initiative that celebrates and encourages participation in culture and creativity through performance, theatre, art and music workshops, readings, screenings, special events and much...
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Conversations in Portrait – A Great reader of a Great Age

Four cocooners who took part in the Conversations in Portrait initiative facilitated by the Meath Library Service and funded under the Keep Well campaign was presented with their portraits earlier this week by Cathaoirleach Cllr. Sean Drew. The Conversations in Portrait project was rolled out during lockdown, creating an authentic...
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Misinformation Exhibition at Enfield Community and Enterprise Hub

An outdoor exhibition about how the internet and social media are shaping the way we read information is on view at Enfield Community and Enterprise Hub. The Glass Room Misinformation Edition Exhibition is a joint project by Meath County Council Library Service, IFLA (International Federation of Library Authorities) and Tactical...
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Bealtaine – Age and Opportunity with Meath Libraries

The lovely month of May celebrates Age and Opportunity and focuses on creativity in older age through the Arts. Meath County Council Library Service and Meath Arts Office have a lovely selection of events and activities as part of our celebration of Bealtaine. Our headline event will see Irish singer...
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New And Improved Online System For Meath Library Members

Meath County Council Library Service has introduced a new online library system for members. Launched on March 29th, the new system has a great new look and works really well on mobile phones and tablets. Readers can now get recommendations based on their reading history and browse the collections, including...
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My Little Library Book Bags

My Little Library Book Bags for all children starting school this year To help children to navigate starting school, libraries have put together a bag of books just for them that can be collected at any library.
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Portraits of Integration – Exhibition Launch

Meath County Council Library service commissioned artist Mary Duffy to paint portraits of Meath residents Reuben Hambakachere, Tinu (Atinuke) Achioya and Joanna Fitzsimons. All three work with Cultúr Migrants Centre in Navan and they represent the many people who have come to live in and work in Meath in recent...
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Writer-in-Residence

Brian Gallagher, an award-winning children’s writer is working with two Meath primary schools to increase pupils understanding of the revolutionary period. The project is an initiative of the Meath County Council Decade of Centenaries programme and is managed by the county library service. Brian Gallagher is also one of the...
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Meath Library Service launches Toys, Technology and Training Initiative

Meath County Council Library Service is delighted to launch our specialised Toys, Technology and Training initiative. The collection is designed to offer support to children and adults with learning difficulties, disabilities or more significant needs. The toys and other resources can be accessed free of charge in branches throughout the...
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