Kids News

Children’s Online Events

Twas the Night Before Christmas

Children’s Christmas Storytime, Cuddle up at home in your Christmas pyjamas, grab your favourite teddy, and join us from the comfort of your own home for a very special storytime. Thursday, 16th December at 6pm.


Children’s online events, will be delivered by the staff of Laois Libraries on social media Laois Libraries face book page, this includes Baby book club, 0-3years Tuesday & Thursday, weekly at 10.30am.  Book bugs club, 4-7years and Rocket Readers 8-12 years Friday, fortnightly at 10.30am.  you can access the link to view our events on


All library group meetings and clubs are currently postponed, sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Abbeyleix Library 


Junior Chess Club every Saturday morning at 10am.

Board Games

We have a selection of boards games that are available to use after Chess every Saturday from 11am.

Booking is essential, so please ring us on 057 87 30020

Mountmellick Library

Portlaoise Library

Junior Book Club

The book club meets monthly on Friday, 3.30pm. Spaces are limited so booking is essential: 057 8622333

Stradbally Library

Children’s Book Club

The Children’s Book Club meets every second Tuesday from 3.45pm to 4.30pm