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Scariff Public Library
Contact: Ms. Catherine Griffin, Scariff Public Library, Mountshannon Road, Scariff, County Clare, V94 NY33.
Tel: (061) 922893
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Scariff Public Library
Painting of Scariff Public Library by Tomás O'Maoldomhnaigh, Clare County Library Collection

Services:

  • Extensive range of books for adults and children .
  • Comprehensive collection of CDs and DVDs.
  • Magazines and newspapers.
  • Adult bookclub.
  • Children's Bookclub.
  • IT skills training.
  • Free public access Internet PCs with Open Office suite
  • Free WiFi
  • Self-service Printing, Scanning and Photocopying
  • Community noticeboard.
  • Study space.
  • Exhibition Space
  • Writer's Group.
  • Scrabble Club
  • Film Club
  • Toddler and Children's Storytime
  • Acitvities and events for children and adults.
  • Autism Friendly Evenings
  • Class visits.
  • Knitting Group

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Opening Hours:

Monday 10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Tuesday 10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Wednesday 10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Thursday 10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Friday 10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Saturday 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Regular events:

Adult Book Club
Book Club meetings are held monthly.
New members are always welcome.
More information

Children's Book Club
Book Club meetings are held monthly.
New members are always welcome.
More information

Writers Group
‘The Writers Moon’ group meet monthly in the library. The group is open to writers of all genres and new members are always welcome.

Scrabble Club
Scrabble club meetings are held every Monday, 10am to 1pm.
Scrabble boards and tea/coffee will be provided.
All levels welcome.

Film Club
Screenings take place monthly.
This is a free event and all are welcome.
Please contact the library for more infomation.

Toddler Fun Time
Parents/carers and toddlers are welcome for storytelling, songs, fun and toys in the library. Tea/coffee for carers.
Every Thursday 10.30 -12

Storytime
Storytime for children each Thursday at 3.30p.m.
This is a free event and all are welcome.

'A Circle of Stitches'
Weekly knitting and crochet group will meet in Scariff Library every Wednesday from 10.00 -1.30. Come along for a knit and a natter. This is a free event and all are welcome for a sharing of all things stitchy!

Internet and Email for Beginners
Thursdays 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm
These drop-in classes take place each week for one hour and are run by library staff, and provide an introduction to the Internet and Email. Sessions are free of charge. Phone Scariff Library on 061 922893 for more information.

Introduction to Online Resources
Thursdays 2:30 pm to 3:30pm.
Library staff will explain how to access our various online resources such as Mango Languages (learn over 70 languages online) and Universal Class (free access to over 400 online courses in various subjects). E-books and e-audiobooks are also available through Borrowbox and online magazines through Zinio. Sessions are free of charge and everyone is welcome. Phone Scariff Library on 061 922893 for more information.

Autism Friendly Evening
Every Thursday 6pm to 8pm
Scariff Public Library invites individuals on the autism spectrum and their families to enjoy our sensory friendly evenings in the library. Lights will be dimmed and background noise will be kept to a minimum. Children are also welcome to explore our special collection of sensory toys. The sensory toy collection includes tactile toys and toys which build on fine motor skills as well as toys that develop play and life skills.

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