Kids Cooking Workshop – join Deirdre Doyle from the Cool Food School for this special Halloween themed cookery workshop on Thurs, 3rd Nov at 12:30pm. Learn how to make spooky apples and curious oranges. Don’t forget to come dressed in your finest Halloween costume! Booking essential, call or email the library for more details.
Adult Book Club – Next meeting taking place on Fri, 18th Nov at 11am. All welcome.
Junior Book Club – Next meeting taking place on Tues, 22nd Nov at 4pm. Suitable for ages 8-12 years.
Baby Book Club – The club aims to encourage sound awareness using action rhymes, songs and stories for ages 0-3 years. Takes place every Tuesday morning at 10:30am.
Lego Free Play – every Saturday morning in the library from 10:30am – 12:30pm. Drop in and create together!
Sensory Toy Resource Collection – a service for parents of children with additional needs who live in Co. Laois. The toys are designed to support the development of gross motor skills, fine motor skills and communication skills. Take a look at the resource booklet here.
Sensory Room at Mountmellick Library – This service is for use by children and adults with additional needs along with their parent/carer. Following registration with a supply letter, the room can be booked for 30-minute slots. Contact the library for more details.
Tovertafel Magic Table – the table has interactive light projection games specially designed for those with dementia, cognitive challenges, autism and learning difficulties. The projections respond to the touch of the players. Booking is essential for 30-minute slots.
Art Gallery – The gallery is delighted to host Marie Claire Keague’s art exhibition for the month of November. Marie Claire creates paintings that evoke a time and place through the use of colour and texture, inspired by her travels and by nature and its contrasts. She is a Fine Art graduate of Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design and has lived in Africa, Australia and Belgium. She has now settled in Tipperary.