Laois County Council Offices are closed to members of the public in compliance with COVID-19 restrictions. Access is strictly by appointment only.
The Council phone line 057 866 4000 is open Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays), between the hours of 9am to 5pm, for the Laois County Council Community Response Support Helpline to facilitate the most appropriate community response to the needs of vulnerable people living in the community where their usual sources of support have become unavailable due to COVID19 and to deal with normal Council queries.
Click HERE to visit our Community Response Support page and to find out more about the Vaccine Rollout Programme
Work Matters is a national initiative which aims to support small businesses and employment online and at your local library. The library is a place to explore, learn and connect. Work Matters is a partnership between Libraries Ireland, Intreo, Citizens Information, Employment Training Boards and Local Enterprise Offices If you […]
Laois County Library Service will begin to offer more library services to the public as outlined in Phase 2 of the Government’s Roadmap for re-opening society and business from week commencing the 8th of June 2020 . The first phase of these services will be a “Contact and Collect” […]
Laois County Library Service are running a Create your own “Comic Strip” book mark competition. There are 2 age categories-Closing date 15th of May 2020. Winners will have their designs printed as bookmarks for use in all Laois Libraries . Forms and templates are available to download here
Although Laois Libraries are closed, we still have plenty of online resources to help you through this time. We have both adult and children’s audio books, e-books and e-magazines. If you are not a library member you can now join online and access these ebooks straight away here at : […]
Laois County Library Service has closed all public libraries in Laois as a precautionary measure following public health advice relating to the Covid-19 outbreak and cancelled all upcoming library events. Libraries will be closed from Friday 13th of March to Sunday 29th, inclusive. Updates will be posted on the library […]
Laois County Library Service in association with Local Creative Youth Partnership / LOETB and supported by Creative Ireland Laois is establishing a FIGHTING WORDs programme in Laois. The aim is to help children, young people, and adults to discover and harness the power of their imaginations and creative writing skills. […]
Laois County Library Service with the support of Creative Ireland seeks to award a contract for services for a Reader- in -Residence . Reading and literacy is at the heart of the public library service in Laois and the new public library strategy,” Our Public Libraries 2022 – Inspiring, Connecting and Empowering Communities”. Laois […]
Lots of great Healthy Ireland events coming up in libraries all around the county. For more information on the Healthy Ireland initiative visit http://www.librariesireland.ie/healthy-ireland/
All libraries will close on Saturday June 2nd for Bank holiday weekend. Normal hours resume on Tuesday 5th of June . For more detail check here You can renew your library items over the weekend here
Portarlington Library :Join storyteller Simone Schuemmelfeder in this magical craft session and listen to her stories of thorny woods and mysterious creatures. She grew up in Germany near the old Fairy Tale Road where the Brothers Grimm collected tales like Hansel and Gretel and Sleeping Beauty. It is fair to […]
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LIBRARY NOTICE: Due to the inclement weather the nutrition talk “Eating Well on a Budget” scheduled to take place this week in Ballylinan Library has been postponed until Wednesday 7th March at 7pm.