Saturday, March 24, 2012

Forge at Gort Library

The fifth Forge at Gort Festival takes place in venues throughout the town of Gort on March 30th and 31st
Two of the festival events will take place in Gort public library.  On Saturday 31st March, storyteller, Eddie Lenihan, will perform in the library at 12noon and at 8pm on the same evening there will be a concert in the public library with music by Siobhán Armstrong and Roisín Elsafty with poets Ciarán O’Driscoll and Martin Dyar. 
The Forge at Gort Festival is organized by the Western Writers Centre and details of other events taking place during the festival can be found at or by contacting

Thursday, March 22, 2012

'Start Reading' in Ballybane Library

Children from Scoil Caitríona visited Ballybane Library to receive their gift of books under the ‘Start Reading Initiative’ which is a pilot scheme running in both the Ballybane Library and Tuam Library

The aims of the initiative are as follows;
       To introduce children to the library service and all it offers
    To encourage children to become readers 
        To encourage children to join the library
        To instill a culture of reading at a young age

Friday, March 16, 2012

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning Loughrea Library

Loughrea Library will host a coffee morning for Daffodil Day in aid of the Irish Cancer Society on Thursday 22nd March between 11am and 1pm.
Your support would be appreciated.