Love reading and talking about books? Why not join one of our library-based Book Clubs and enjoy informative book discussions with like-minded people? Book Club members usually meet once a month to discuss books and writers, and have the opportunity to attend book launches, author visits and trips to places of literary interest.
Book Club membership is free, and anybody is welcome to join. Clubs, Groups & Events 2013
Central Library, Grand Parade.
T: 021-4924900 E: email@example.com
The Second Tuesday club meet in the Central Library at 2.00 pm on second Tuesday of each month.
The Saturday Book club meet on selected Saturdays at 11.15 am.
The Companions of Cordoba specialise in reading non-fiction. They meet every Saturday 3.30p.m. - 5.00p.m.
Bishopstown Library, Wilton, Cork.
T: 021- 4924950 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lucky Dip Club is a bookclub with a difference! Members chose their own book and chat informally about books and authors. There are opportunities to attend book launches, trips and visits to places of literary interest. This vibrant and active group meets on the first Friday of every month from 11.00-1.00pm
A new brochure with recommendations from our Lucky Dip Book Club is now available at the Bishopstown Lending Desk. Pick up your copy on your next visit and keep up to date with all the best books to read. Click on luckydiprecommends to download a copy.
Blackpool Library, Redforge Road, Blackpool, Cork
T:.021-4924933 E: email@example.com
Book Club meets at 2.30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month, in the Adult Library.
Douglas Library, Douglas Village Shopping Centre, Cork
T: 021-4924932 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Douglas Book Club meet on the second Wednesday of the month at 11.00am and currently have 21 members. Usually there is no set book, members discuss what they are reading at the moment. A few times a year they will chose one particular book to read, usually a classic.
Hollyhill Library, Foyle Avenue, Knocknaheeny, Cork
T: . 4924928 E: email@example.com
One of the newer book clubs in our services, Hollyhill Readers met for the first time in January 2007. The group meets every 2 months, on the third Tuesdays in January, March, May, July, September and November. New members are always welcome.
Next meeting: to be confirmed
Mayfield Library, Old Youghal Road, Cork
T: 021-4924935 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Frank O’Connor Library Book Club has been meeting since 1994. Members meet once a month, September - June to discuss books and writers. Occasionally the members organize activities and excursions around a literary theme. The meetings take place on the second Wednesday of each month, beginning at 11.00 a.m. Membership is free and new members always welcome.
Tory Top Library, Ballyphehane, Cork
T:. 021- 4924934 E: email@example.com
The Book club in Tory Top Library is an active group that also organises trips and lectures for members. New members are welcome. The club meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 11.00a.m.
All levels of Irish are catered for, and everyone is given a chance to contribute. As well as providing an opportunity for adults to converse in Irish in an informal manner, these groups often discuss topical subjects and subjects from library books in Irish. Occasionally, authors/poets are invited to read from their own works. Cassettes and book packs on learning Irish are also available from library stock. The cupán tae agus brioscaí are very popular too!
Gramophone Recitals in the Rory Gallagher Music Library in the Central Library and Gramophone Circles in Hollyhill and Douglas Libraries entertain audiences with programmes featuring a variety of music, mainly classical and operatic. Each programme is unique, reflecting the choice of the presenter. Admission is free and all are welcome.
To all parents out there......Looking for a new year's resolution. Read the classics! Join our book club. Child-friendly morning meetings. Meets 2nd Monday of month at 11.00 a.m. For further details contact the Central Children's library, telephone 021 4924903.