Kids News

Summer Stars

Summer stars reading adventure is drawing to a close. Laois County Library Service would like to say thank you and well done to all the children who took part in the reading programme. We would like to ask the parents to return your child’s summer stars reading card to your local library by the end of September to make sure your child receives their certificate of achievement.


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


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