South Dublin Libraries won Irelands Local Government eGovernment Award as well as the overall award at the eGovernment Awards on the 19th February for our Digital Book Service. To download e books go to http://www.southdublinlibraries.ie
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Seven years ago today Charlie Sheen was fired from the show Two and a Half Men. (Time flies, doesn't it?) Reserve the original series here & collect from your nearest branch library or mobile stop. http://librariesireland.iii.com/iii/encore/search/C__Stwo%20and%20a%20half%20men__Ff:facetcollections:5:5:South%20Dublin::__Orightresult?lang=eng&suite=def
Still snowed in? Make the most of it with a cuppa and great read. We have loads of amazing ebooks and eaudio books at www.southdublinlibraries.ie
Some other libraries' Facebook followers are trying to outdo each other with their snowmen (and women). As Tallaght is one of the snowiest areas surely we can beat them all! Post your pictures here & bonus points if your snowperson is reading a book!
Please note that all library events due to take place Thursday 1st, Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd March are cancelled. Please see South Dublin Libraries and South Dublin County Council for updates over the next few days. Stay safe!
The Open Call / Expression of Interest for the 2018 Red Line Book Festival for writers, poets, and publishers is now live. Submissions are accepted from 20th Feb – 20th Mar 2018 and full details can be found here http://www.redlinebookfestival.com/Expression%20of%20Interest%20Red%20Line%202018.pdf
For Healthy Ireland ebook and e-audio titles head over to https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/mainPage.html?b2bSite=4834
Attention all Leaving Certificate students! Tallaght Library are holding mock French Oral exams this Saturday 17th February from 1pm - 3pm, each slot is 15 minutes long. To book your spot call 014620073 or email email@example.com
South Dublin Libraries are inviting facilitators of events to join a library facilitator panel. This panel will be used to engage facilitators for all future library events. Details and application form is available on www.etenders.gov.ie
The final of the inter-library schools quiz, live from Tallaght Library.
All About the CAO Form Find out more about applying for college with Karl Hegarty, Career Guidance Counsellor and Principal of Leinster Senior College.The presentation will be based around the CAO process, explanation of the application process, how and when to apply and deadlines. Karl will also briefly mention UCAS, UNICAS and the PLC courses. The talk will run for 45 minutes. There will be an opportunity for private questions at the end. (Your son or daughter is also welcome). Booking through http://www.talib.eventbrite.com Tuesday 30th January 7-8pm in Tallaght Library.
What would you do...if you could do anything? South Dublin EPIC is a creative writing project for young people in South Dublin County funded by South Dublin Arts Office, supported by South Dublin Libraries and created and delivered by writer Colm Keegan. Taking inspiration from the geography of South Dublin, the history of Ireland, fantasy and science fiction, South Dublin EPIC will offer students and young people a means to explore their lives in a unique and liberating way. We are currently welcoming applications from second-level schools, education centres and youth organisations to participate in this project. For applications and more information, contact: Helen McMahon: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your local library. This will be EPIC!
January can be a tough month, why not brighten your day with some FREE e books and FREE online magazines. Here is a wonderful blog post about our online resources. http://www.behindgreeneyes.com/2016/05/libraries-ireland-how- to-borrow-ebooks.html http://www.southdublinlibraries.ie/online-research/online-resources