Mountrath Library


OPENING HOURS:

Monday:
Closed
Tuesday:
10.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-5.00pm
Wednesday:
10.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-5.00pm
Thursday:
11.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-7.30pm
Friday:
10.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-5.00pm
Saturday:
Closed

CLOSED FOR LUNCH
(Tuesday-Friday incl. from 1-2pm)

 

CONTACT US:

By Phone: 057 8756378

e-mail: library@laoiscoco.ie

Address: Shannon Street, Mountrath, Co. Laois, R32 D576.

 

SERVICES AVAILABLE:

  • Adult Lending
  • Children and Young Adult Sections
  • Music
  • CDs
  • DVDs, adult and children
  • Magazines & newspapers
  • Reference
  • Foreign Language Novels
  • Audio Books
  • Large Print Fiction
  • Language Learning Resources
  • Study Areas
  • Internet Access & Wifi
  • Photocopying
  • Printing

 

HERITAGE WEEK EVENTS:

 

A talk by zoologist and writer Juanita Browne titled “An Introduction to Irish Wildlife” for under 12’s will take place on Wednesday 23rd August. She will introduce the children to our wonderful Irish wildlife through a presentation and interaction with wild props, animal images and sounds.

 

Dr. Arnold Horner will deliver a fascinating presentation on the story and development of the town of Mountrath through historical maps.

(Thursday 24th August at 7pm).

Please note that all events are free but that booking is essential. Phone 057/8756378 to reserve a place.

 

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sign up and take on the challenge of reading eight books by the 31st August. You will receive a wristband, bookmark, pencil and a certificate on completion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sign up for the Golden ticket family reading  challenge. All you have to read together for eight hours over the summer months. All completed forms will go into a draw to win a family pass to Tayto Park.

 

 

BOOK DISPLAY:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out our Paw Patrol Book Display

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A new selection of adult audio cd’s recently arrived at the library.

 

 

LIBRARY GROUPS:

Ciorcail Comhra:

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 27th July at 6.15pm.

Bigi linn ag caint as gaeilge!

 

 

Adult Writer’s Group:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 2nd August at 11am.

 

Adult Book Club: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 3rd August at 6.15pm.

 The group will discuss ” The Secret History” by Donna Tartt

Local History Group:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 20th July at 6.15pm.

 

 Knitting Group: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group meets every Friday at 10.30am.