October events at Palmerstown Library Digital Hub

Palmerstown Library have a few activities in the library for the mid-term break next week. Numbers are very limited to ensure good social distancing. There is also an interesting online talk tomorrow evening on the role of newspapers in the early 1920s – part of South Dublin Libraries’ Decade of Centenaries programme. Details and booking links are below.


The War on Newspapers 1921-23 by Ian Kenneally.

Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series 2021.

Thursday 21st October, 7pm.

Join historian Ian Kenneally to discover how newspapers influenced and were in turn influenced by the events of 1921-3. A Zoom online event.

Now booking at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-war-on-newspapers-1921-23-tickets-166490588833

Slightly Scary Hallowe’en Story Time

Come along to Palmerstown Library in your Hallowe’en costume or PJs with familiar/cuddly toy for some mildly spooky seasonal tales. Booking essential.

For 3-5 year olds. Tuesday 26th October, 3pm.


For 6-7 year olds. Thursday 28th October, 7pm



Hallowe’en LED Light-up Cards Workshop.

Wednesday 27th October, 2.15pm or 3.30pm. Make a unique card and learn about electronic circuits in this STEAM activity for 8-12 year olds. This activity takes place in the library. Spaces are limited to ensure social distancing.

Booking for 2.15pm via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/halloween-led-light-up-cards-workshop-215pm-tickets-193510604427

Booking for 3.30pm via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/halloween-led-light-up-cards-workshop-330pm-tickets-194423795807



Palmerstown Library Digital Hub | Palmerstown Shopping Centre | Kennelsfort Road, Palmerstown, Dublin 20 | Tel:+353 1 4678909 | Email: ptowndigihub@sdublincoco.ie | www.southdublinlibraries.ie |

Opening hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 1-8pm