National Library Open Day
On Saturday, February 29th, libraries around the country including here in Waterford are taking part in the first-ever National Library Open Day. Our libraries are open most days of course but on Saturday 29th we are issuing a special invitation to everyone in the country to come in and see everything that’s on offer. Dungarvan Library, Central Library in Waterford City and Ardkeen Library are open on Saturday 29th February 2020.
On the 29th February events are:
Dungarvan Library will host a drop-in storytime with Liz Kelly at noon for children aged 0-5years. Contact Debbie in Dungarvan Library 0761 10 2143.
Ardkeen Library will have the monthly visit from Babywearing Ireland Sling Meet at 10.15 am. Janet Twigg is telling stories and playing with play-doh at 11 am, event suitable for 7years and under. Booking is advisable for this event as space is limited. Contact Ardkeen Library 0761 10 2755.
You can Explore the Hub at Central Library between 11.30 am- 12.30 pm
See the 3D printer in action, explore the online resources on the smart screen or talk to staff about downloading an eBook, eAudiobook, eMagazine, online courses or researching your family history all for free. All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Sinead in Central Library 0761 10 2975
If it’s been a while since you’ve been to your local library, you might be surprised at what you can find there! Libraries are open community spaces with lots going on for everyone of all ages and interests.
Come along to your local library on the Open Day to get a taste of the clubs, classes, exhibitions, activities and more on offer at your library. As well as that, our library staff will be on hand to show you how your free library membership allows you to borrow from 12 million items; choose from more box set options than Netflix, get eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, and eNewspapers free and straight to your device, or try the free online learning courses.
So, if it’s been a while since you’ve visited your library or even if you’re a regular user, please come and Take a Closer Look at what’s on offer on Saturday 29th February!