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Christmas 2019 At Thurles Library

Ms Suzanne Brosnan (Senior Library Assistant), Tipperary County Council Library Service, reports: –

“It’s beginning to feel alot like Christmas here in Thurles Library as is indicated by our list of events shown hereunder.

Saturday 7th December: Christmas story-time will take place at 11.30am. It’s time to get out those Christmas jumpers and Santa hats and come along to help Santa find his proper suit, when Mrs Claus is sick on our interactive story-line. Raise our voices and sing-a-long to great songs like “Jingle Bells” and lots more!

Wednesday 11th December: Christmas Workshop for Adults at 11.15am. This workshop is facilitated by Bertranda Delaney from the Thurles Flower Club. Some materials will be provided on the day, with more details on booking. Note: Spaces are limited – Bookings please to the Thurles library on Tel: 076106-6131.

Tuesday 17th December: Christmas Pyjama Story-time will take place at 6:30pm. Join us for stories and songs with special guest Mrs Claus who will pop-in to visit the children on the night.

Wednesday 18th December: Annual Christmas Coffee Morning takes place from 11:15am. Come along for a cuppa, a mince pie and some wonderful festive entertainment. We will be joined by two choirs this year – The Little Flower National School and The Lámh Choir from Scoil Aonghusa Cashel. We look forward to sharing this special morning with all our customers. Free Event and in this case no booking is necessary!

Friday 20th December: Take time out from the busy Christmas craziness and come along to our Christmas Family Movie afternoon! The movie will start at 2:30pm and we are rolling back the years with this years choice of The Muppets Christmas Carol. Same is a gentle version of the Charles Dickens classic!

Please note that while all our events are free, we are taking bookings for story-times, the workshop and film afternoon.
So, please do book at the desk with a member of our staff, or call 0761-06-6131.”

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Teddy Bear Sleepover In Thurles Library

Ms Suzanne Brosnan (Senior Library Assistant), Tipperary County Council Library Service, reports: –

“Join us in Thurles Library on Tuesday November 26th, at 6.30pm, for our Teddy Bear Sleepover!

Simply bring your Teddy along to the Thurles Library for some bedtime stories, then tuck Teddy in and kiss him goodnight! When the library lights go out later, let’s see what mischief your Teddy gets into!

Each Teddy will receive a tag with their name and when you collect your Teddy the following day in the library, don’t forget to pick up his certificate!

As with all exciting and educational events at Thurles Library, parents are kindly requested to please reserve the expected attendance of your child, in advance, by telephoning 0761-06-6131.”

Note: This event is most suitable for children up to and including first class.

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“Up, Up and Away!” – Free Kite Workshop

Ms Suzanne Brosnan (Senior Library Assistant), Tipperary County Council Library Service, reports:-

Up, Up and Away!”

The “Up, Up and Away!” Kite Workshop will takes place on Friday next, November 15th in Thurles library, beginning sharp at 3.15pm.

Do come along and learn all about the science of flight and learn to design your own kite.

Note: This workshop is FREE and is suitable for all children aged between 7-12 years of age.

Remember: Ask Mum or Dad to reserve a place for you with Thurles Library, simply by Telephoning 0761-06-6131.

The Up, Up and Away Kite Workshop is presented by Tipperary Festival of Science.

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Attention Mum & Dad – Thurles Library Calling.

Ms Suzanne Brosnan (Senior Library Assistant), Tipperary County Council Library Service, reports:-

“Just another few events for children here in Thurles library! Trying to keep everybody busy this month!

Saturday 12th October:

A “Dress The Scarecrow” workshop will be held at Thurles library. Note: Scarecrows are being provided, so do bring along some old clothes to dress your scarecrow. This event is suitable for primary school children aged 8 – 12yrs.

A prize will be given on the day for the best dressed scarecrow. Event bookable via Telephone No. 0761-06-6131.

Thursday 31st October:

It’s getting close to that time of year again – Halloween! Please do join us in Thurles library, for a day full of Halloween fun starting with our “Toddler Story-time” at 11:00am.

Tony Baloney will cause “Magic Mayhem” from 2:30pm with his magic show! So don’t miss a trick, do book your child’s name in before the spaces disappear! Telephone No. 0761-06-6131

Finally we will host a “Halloween Story Time” for children over 6yrs, from 3:45pm. Come listen to some great stories like “Room On A Broom”, “The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything”, followed by an oppertunity to “dance – dance – dance” to some great music, to complete this upcoming very busy day with the staff of Thurles library.”

Note Please: Booking is essential for all events [Again Phone 0761-06-6131] and fancy dress is optional!


A very happy, spooky Halloween to all our young patrons.” – Suzanne Brosnan

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Dementia Awareness Evening Thurles Library

Dementia Awareness Evening – Thurles Library – Tuesday Evening October 15th – Time 6:00pm.

Ms Suzanne Brosnan (Senior Library Assistant), Tipperary County Council Library Service, reports:-

“A Dementia Awareness Evening will take place in Thurles Library, Cathedral Street, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, on Tuesday 15th October at 6:00pm sharp.

Guest speakers on the night will include Ms Amy Murphy (Dementia Advisor with the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland) and Ms Kathy Ryan (Chairperson of the Dementia Ireland Working Group).”

Bookings to this event can be made by phone via Telephone No: 0761-06-6131.

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