Blessington Library

Opening Hours

Tuesday/Thursday
10.00am until 8.30pm
Monday/Wednesday / Friday / Saturday
10.00am until 5.00pm
Closed Saturday and Monday on bank holiday

Contact Details

Acting Executive Librarian: Margaret Birchall
Phone: 045 891 740
Email:MBirchal@wicklowcoco.ie or blessingtonlib@wicklowcoco.ie

List of Summer Events in Blessington Library

(to print out a list of summer events click on the file at the bottom of page)

The Summer Stars Reading Adventure will be taking place in Blessington Library and in all our Wicklow libraries this summer. Come in and register anytime from Monday, 26th June. You will receive your Record Card to track your progress, some prizes along the way and a wonderful Magic Show in September if you complete the eight-book reading challenge. For more information go to www.summerstars.ie

 

We also have the following events to add you to your Summer Diary

Storytime & Craft 5-7 yr olds, 11am, Every Monday from 3rd July to 28th August

Storytime & Craft 7-10 yr olds, 2.30pm, Every Wednesday from 5th July to 30th August

Storytime & Craft 3-6 yr olds, 11.30am, Every Saturday (ongoing)

Family Film Morning, 11.30am, Every Thursday from 6th July to 31st August

  • Children must be accompanied by parent/guardian
  • Bring along your own refreshments
  • Film PG/G

Teenage Film, 3pm, Thursday, 20th July

  • Bring along your own refreshments
  • (Rating 15)

An afternoon with Jane Austen, 2pm, Monday 17th July

To celebrate the 200 year anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, come join us in the library for an enjoyable afternoon of film and afternoon tea.

Booking essential: 045 891740 or blessingtonlib@wicklowcoco.ie

Jane Austen Film Evening, 7pm, Tuesday 25th July

Enjoy a Jane Austen themed film with refreshments

Booking essential: 045 891740 or blessingtonlib@wicklowcoco.ie

Renew your books online

 Weekly Activities

Library Tech Help - one-on-one help with library technology

  • Learn to renew, search, reserve from our online catalogue
  • Find out how to access our free online magazines, eBooks, eAudio books,language courses, learning courses, newspapers, encyclopaedia, journals database, comics & graphic novels
  • Must be booked - please call to library desk or call/email Evelyn or Margaret at 045 891740 / ecooley@wicklowcoco.ie

Baby Book Time

Age Group: 0-18mths - Time: Every Friday at 10 am
Contact Blessington Library on 045 891740/mbirchal@wicklowcoco.ie

Toddler Time

Come and join our storytime with song and dance.
Just for toddlers and their parents/minders.
Age Group: 18mths to 3 years. Time: Every Friday 11.am
Contact Blessington Library on 045 891740/mbirchal@wicklowcoco.ie

Children's Story Time & Craft

Age Group: 3-6yr olds - Time: Every Saturday at 11.30 am
No booking required

Book Club

Our Book Club meet on the last Friday of the month at 11.30 a.m. Currently looking for new members. Contact the library for further information 045 891740 / mbirchal@wicklowcoco.ie

The Crafty Hookers 

Every Wednesday at  11am.
New members welcome

Citizens Infomation

Every Tuesday 1-4 p.m. and Wednesday 10-12.30 P.M.Free & confidential advice provided on issues such as social welfare, health, housing, finance, family matters, disabilty etc. No appointment required, drop in service 

Free Legal Aid

1st and 3rd Tuesday evening of the month. Call the library at 045 891740 or the Citizens Information lo call number at 1890 777 121 to make an appointment.