Newbridge Community Library
all of our events are free of charge and open to everyone, please remember to supply a contact number when booking by email
For further information contact:
phone: 045 – 448353
online catalogue: http://librariesireland.iii.com/iii/encore
Please note that Newbridge Community Library will close for Christmas on Friday 22nd December at 5pm and will reopen on Wednesday 27th December at 2pm.
For the New Year the library will close on Fri 29th December at 5pm and will reopen on Tues 2nd January 2018 at 2pm.
Dedicated WiFi / Laptop Area
WiFi is freely available in all areas of the library, however if you are using a laptop or portable media device (such as an ipad etc) there is a now a dedicated area where priority is given to laptop / WiFi users and where you can plug in your electronic devices. This area is in addition to the 16 study spaces currently available for regular study.
Latest addition to our online resources.
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Patrons can access this site whilst in the library.
Parenting Talk /Affordable Childcare Schemes with Joanna Fortune
Psychotherapist, attachment and parenting specialist
Tuesday 5th December 7pm
These will focus on the Affordable Childcare Scheme as well as other government childcare schemes, the aim of these being to make sure parents in the county are aware of, and availing of, whatever schemes they are entitled to.
Healthy Ireland Talk / Navigating the Christmas Calories with Rina Whyte
Tuesday 12th December 7pm
In this talk we will look at how you can have a healthier Christmas without scrimping on the luxuries we all love at this time of the year. Pick up somesimple tips so that you are not adjusting your belt buckle to Santa sizes! There will also be some interesting food talk for any foodies out there.
Come along and bring your notebook!
Christmas Story Time with Lynn
5 years and under
Thursday 14th December 11.30am – 12.00pm
Come along to the library for some Christmas cheer,
with festive stories and songs.
No Booking Required
Christmas Arts and Crafts with Lynn
7 – 11 years
Friday 15th December 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Get in the Christmas spirit by making some festive crafts
Santa and the Alien Puppet Show
with the No Strings Theatre Company
Saturday 16th December 10.30am
for 7 years and under
A little green Alien lands at the North Pole and tries to trick Santa and the Elves. He wants all the toys for himself to take back to his planet……..will he succeed?
Coming January 2018
Open Mic Night!
for creative writers
See next month’s newsletter for details
Regular Events Schedule
Knit & Stitch
Thursdays 10.30am -12.30pm
New members welcome
Crime Book Club
The Crime book club meets once a month in the library. They will continue to meet on Tuesday 5th December 7pm. If interested in joining the book club please contact the Library and we will put your name on the list.
Current title is “After You Die” by Eva Dolan
Adult Book Club
Book Club will continue on Tuesday 12th December
Current title is ” Talking To Strangers ” by Michael Harding
New members welcome
Table Top Miniature War Game
For more information please contact the library
New members welcome for this Gardening Club for like-minded people who
enjoy this hobby and it a wonderful opportunity to socialise over a cuppa and exchange seeds, tips and advice.
Next meeting will be on Friday 8th December at 11.00am
No Booking Required
Age Action computer classes for
the over 55s
focusing using the Internet and email
Age Action Ireland organises basic computer classes for over 55’s in a variety of locations. The aim of the programme is to make older people comfortable using computers and the internet
Tutoring is done on a 1-to-1 basis in small classes.
Both tutors and learners find the classes rewarding and fun.
For more information or to enquire about booking a place please
contact Age Action directly at:
Getting Started at 01 – 4756989 or
Free English conversation
classes for Adults with
Failte Isteach every Wednesday
Every Wednesday at 10.30 and 11.30
Class duration 1 hour.
To register, or for further information,
please email : Byrnejoan65@gmail.com
Newbridge Community Library would like to wish all of our patrons a Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year for 2018!
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Newbridge Community Library, Athgarvan Road,
Newbridge, Co. Kildare