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                  Christmas at the Children's Library Grand Parade

                                                      ‌Christmas Tree


Wednesdays in December at  3p.m.| Christmas Stories with Catherine | Christmas Stories and Fun for families| No Booking Required, All Welcome


Thursdays in December at 10a.m.|Deirdre Ryan | Story, Rhythm and Rhyme |fun for 0-5year olds and their grown-ups, All Welcome


Saturday 26th November at 2.30p.m. |Creat Your Own Handmade Notebook-Bookbindign Workshop for Children with Laurie Legrand |Booking Essential, Age 10+


Saturday 3rd Decenber at 2.30p.m.|Tunnel to Narnia- Children's Art Workshop with Fiona Boniwell| Booking Recommended , Age 6+ -please note children under 7 will require help from a parent


Satruday 10th December at 2.30p.m.| Make Your Own Narnia Mobile- Children's Art Workshop with Fiona Boniwell|Booking Recommended, Age 6+ - please note children under 7 will require help from a parent


Saturday 17th December at 2.30p.m.|Make Your Own Narnia Themed Christmas Card with Laurie Legrand |Booking Essentail, Age 8+







    Story, Song and Rhythm Mornings

    with Deirdre Ryan    

                                                                                            at the Children's Library Grand Parade    

Each session is designed to engage children in early literacy and early numeracy skills while having fun.  The sessions are filled with stories, songs, movement, participation, drama and high energy to excite and delight children of all ages and to share the simplicity and joy of giving children a lifelong love of reading and learning.  Sessions are for babies, toddlers and preschoolers and their carers

                                                                                   Every Thursday


                                                                                                        Free Event  All Welcome







Art exhibition at Grand Parade Library

Have you seen our wonderful display of Children's art work celebrating Irish proverbs? This exhibition will continue until the end of July so don't miss your chance to see it.

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Class visiting Grand Parade Library

Children from Greenmount Primary School enjoying  a class visit to the library.

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Creative Space

Here is a link to Jaime Stone's book The Brave Fire Engine. Jaime read his book for an audience when he assisted Deirdre Ryan, storyteller, as part of our World Book Fest 2014 celebrations.

The brave fire engine by Jaime Stone