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Special Events

November 2019

 

Friday, 1st November 2019
Sparks Film Festival: Introduction to Animation Workshop
Scariff Public Library, 11am - 1pm

Children are invited to an Introduction to Animation workshop where they will learn how to go about creating an animated film!
Free event, booking is required. Suitable for ages 7 -11. Tel. Scariff Public Library (061) 922893

 

Friday, 1st November 2019
Scratch Art
Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee at 2.30pm

Kilkee library will hold a scratch art craft session at 2.30p.m. This is suited for all ages. Places however are limited . Please contact the library at 0659056034 for bookings and further details.


 

Friday, 1st November 2019
Children’s Movie Screening - Dumbo

Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon at 11.00am

Dumbo, a 2019 American fantasy adventure film is a live-action reimagining of Walt Disney’s 1941 film of the same name, which was based on the novel by Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl. Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Alan Arkin. The story follows a family that works at a failing travelling circus, as they meet a baby elephant with extremely large ears who is capable of flying! Rating PG. Running time 112 minutes. All are welcome

 

Saturday 2nd November 2019
Sparks Film Festival: Red Carpet Festival Screenings
Scariff Public Library, 2- 4pm

Everyone is welcome to this special screening of the wonderful short films created during the Sparks Film Festival film-making workshops.
Tel, Scariff Public Library (061) 922893

Monday, 4th November 2019
Creative Writing Workshops for Adults
Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee 6 to 8pm

A series of Creative Writing Classes will take place in Kilkee Library, each Monday from 6pm to 8pm.
Arranged by LCETB, the Workshops are facilitated by Marc Ryan and are free to the public. Booking is essential, as numbers are limited.
Contact the library at 065 9056034 for further details and information.

Monday, 4th November 2019
Cetz Yoga for Kids
Kilrush Public Library: 10am to 11am & 11.30am to 12.30pm

As part of Healthy Ireland at Your Library, Colette Nagle will hold a Kids Yoga Class for Primary School Children. Cetz Yoga For kids is magical in many ways and has a significant impact on Children's general wellbeing , reducing stress, increasing their capacity to learn, to be gentle to one another and respect nature. The classes teach children about breath and its importance with Yoga through Play and having Fun. Numbers are limited, booking is essential. Please Contact the library at 0659056034

Monday, 4th November 2019
Parent and Baby Yoga Taster Session. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library event.
Scariff Public Library, 11am to 12pm

Antoinette Butler Mulcaire will lead a taster session of yoga for parents and babies up to crawling stage. Free event. Booking essential. For booking and information call Scariff Public Library on (061) 922893.

 

Tuesday 5th November 2019
Creative Writing for Adults
Shannon Public Library 10.30am – 12.30pm

Facilitated by Breda Shannon.
A series of Creative Writing workshops will take place over six weeks from 5 November to 10th December. The course will help people get started as a creative writer and stay creative in the long term. It provides an introduction to writing technique, story devices and theme finding. It aims to help the writer find their unique voice through fiction or memoir. Places are free but limited and booking is required. Contact Shannon Library on (061) 364266. This is a Creative Ireland funded initiative
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Tuesday, 5th November 2019
Autism Awareness Workshop with Dr. Susan Crawford of Get Autism Active.
Scariff Public Library 6.30pm to 8pm

Susan Crawford is a researcher and lecturer within the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders particularly related to Sport and Exercise Science and Physical Education. Her passion in this field comes from being the mother of a young man with autism. Together they have completed numerous half marathons and 10km runs all over the world. Susan is a Fulbright Scholar and has presented internationally at conferences and has a number of books published on autism and physical activity. This workshop will cover awareness training on Autism for parents, practitioners, educators and key workers alike. Free event. Booking is required. For more information, please call Scariff Public Library on 061 922893.

Thursday, 7th November 2019
Readers day Event – Joseph O’Connor in conversation with Rachael English
Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon at 7.00pm

You are cordially invited to Clare County Library 2019 Readers Day event.
Joseph O’Connor will discuss the inspiration, research and challenges of writing historical fiction with fellow author & broadcaster, Rachael English.
The event is free and ticketed. Please contact Shannon Library on 061364266 for further details.

Friday, 8th November 2019
Movie Screening – Green Book
Killaloe Public Library at 7.30pm

Dr Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.
Cert 12A. For further information please contact Killaloe Public Library at 061-376062. This is a free event
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Friday, 8th November 2019
Movie Screening – The Way
Kilrush Public Library at 6pm

An American father travels to France to retrieve the body of his estranged son, who died while attempting the pilgrimage to Spain's Santiago de Compostela. He resolves to take the journey himself, in an effort to understand both himself and his son. Stars Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Deborah Kara Unger. Cert 12. All are Welcome.

 

Monday, 11th November 2019
Creative Writing Workshops for Adults
Sweeney Memorial Library, Kilkee 6 to 8pm

A series of Creative Writing Classes will take place in Kilkee Library, each Monday from 6pm to 8pm.
Arranged by LCETB, the Workshops are facilitated by Marc Ryan and are free to the public. Booking is essential, as numbers are limited.
Contact the library at 065 9056034 for further details and information.

Monday, 18th November 2019
Parent and Baby Yoga Taster Session. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library event.
Scariff Public Library, 11am to 12pm

Antoinette Butler Mulcaire will lead a taster session of yoga for parents and babies up to crawling stage. Free event. Booking essential. For booking and information call Scariff Public Library on (061) 922893.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019
Making your Business Autism Friendly with Dr. Susan Crawford of Get Autism Active (A Work Matters at Your Library event)
Scariff Public Library 6.30 to 8pm

Susan Crawford is a researcher and lecturer within the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders particularly related to Sport and Exercise Science and Physical Education. Her passion in this field comes from being the mother of a young man with autism. Together they have completed numerous half marathons and 10km runs all over the world. Susan is a Fulbright Scholar and has presented internationally at conferences and has a number of books published on autism and physical activity. This workshop will cover awareness training of Autism for people interested in making their business more autism friendly. Free event. Booking is required. For more information, please call Scariff Public Library on 061 922893.