Kids News

Children’s Summer Events 2017

 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.

Summer Events

Dr Seuss Craft – Thursday 3rd August, 6-9yrs

Book Stars Dress Up & Photobooth – Wednesday 8th August, 6-10yrs

Introduction to Irish Wildlife  – Wednesday 23rd August, 6-12yrs

Irish Rocks & Minecraft – Friday 25th August, 8-12

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



Mountmellick Library

Football Book Display

Why not borrow one of our selection of football books in the children’s library.

Portlaoise Library

Junior Book Club

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

Chess Club

The chess club meets weekly on Thursday, 4-5pm.  Recommended for 8-12 years old.

Stradbally Library

Children’s Book Club

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