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What’s on in Portarlington Library?

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Portarlington Library – Call 057 8643751 or email portarlingtonlibrary@laoiscoco.ie

Spooky Storytime – join us for a spooky storytime for ages 3-8 years, on Weds, 2nd Nov at 3pm. Call or email the library to book your place.

Staying Connected @ the Library – If you are interested in learning more about your smartphone, tablet, iPad or laptop, register your name with the library for the upcoming series of classes taking place on Thursday mornings at 10:30am for 6 weeks, starting on Thurs, 3rd Nov.

Adult Art Classes – a 5-week adult art course with artist Billy Dollard is starting on Tues, 8th Nov from 10am-12noon. Booking essential, call or email the library to register your place.

Baby Sign Classes – as part of our Parenting Support programme, Clever Little Handies are running a 4-week course on baby sign language, starting on Weds, 9th Nov at 11:40am. Booking essential, call or email the library to register your place.

Rediscover the Magic of Reading for Children – as part of the Leaves Festival, join book doctor Becky Long from Children’s Books Ireland at this talk for parents full of tips and helpful information to encourage your child to rediscover the magic of reading. Taking place on Sat, 12th Nov at 11am. Call or email the library for more details.

Adult Book Club – meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 11am. This month’s book is the One County, One Book pick Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan and the next meeting will take place on Tues, 29th Nov. New members always welcome!

Junior Book Club – meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 6pm. Next meeting takes place on Weds, 30th Oct. Suitable for ages 9-12 years old. Places are limited, so booking is essential.

Cards in the Community – meets every Tuesday morning at 11am. Play popular card games for fun.

Knitting Group – meets every Friday morning at 10:30am. All skill levels from beginner to advanced are welcome!

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.

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