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January 2020

Friday, 3rd January 2020
Children’s Movie Screening - Toy Story 4
Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon at 11.00am
Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his long-lost friend Bo Peep. As Woody and Bo discuss the old days, they soon start to realize that they're worlds apart when it comes to what they want from life as a toy. Rating G. Free Event. All are welcome.

Friday, 17th January 2020
Movie Screening – Whale Rider
Killaloe Public Library at 7.30pm

Whale Rider is a 2002 New Zealand-German family drama film written and directed by Niki Caro. Based on the novel of the same name by Witi Ihimaera, the film stars Keisha Castle-Hughes as Kahu Paikea Apirana, a twelve-year-old Maori girl whose ambition is to become the chief of the tribe.
Cert PG. Running time 104 minutes. For further information please contact Killaloe Public Library at 061-376062. This is a free event.

Saturday, 18th January 2020
Children’s Movie Screening – Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!
Kilrush Public Library at 11.00am

Meet Horton, a fun loving elephant who hears a cry for help coming from a speck of dust floating through the air. He soon discovers the speck is home to Who-Ville, a city inhabited by tiny people in big trouble. Featuring the voice talents of Jim Carrey and Steve Carell. Rating G. Refreshments provided. Free Event. All are welcome.

Thursday, 23rd January 2020
Hidden Benefits of Walking, a talk by Pius Murray. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library Event.
Lisdoonvarna Public Library at 6pm

Discover how to ‘walk into wellbeing’ and the Pilgrim Paths of Ireland. Pius Murray explains how to walk for physical health and mental wellbeing using simple tools and strategies. Free event and all are welcome. For further information contact Lisdoonvarna Public Library at 065 7074029.

Gardening/Craft Classes

Friday 24th January 2020
Gardening/Craft Classes
Sweeney Memorial Public Library at 10am and 12pm.

Gardening and Craft classes classes, run in conjunction with the LCETB and Kilkee Tidy Towns, will run for 8 weeks – until the 13th March. Tutor Sheila Daly will oversee some wonderful creations over the coming weeks. Due to the large uptake on the previous set of classes, there will now be two separate classes each Friday morning; the first class from 10am to 12pm and the second from 12pm to 2pm

Friday, 24th January 2020
Adult Movie Screening – Philomena
Kilrush Public Library at 6pm

Philomena is a 2013 drama film based on the book ‘The Lost Child of Philomena Lee, which tells the true story of Philomena Lee’s 50-year search for her forcibly adopted son and Sixsmith’s efforts to help her find him. It gained critical acclaim and received several international film awards. Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan.
Free Event. All are welcome.

Saturday, 25th January 2020
Children’s storytime/craft session for 3 to 7 year olds.
Kilrush Public Library at 11am

Listen to two beautiful stories Lulu loves the Library by Anna McQuinn & Rosalind Beardshaw and the second story I’m sure I saw a Dinosaur, by Jeanne Willis & Adrian Reynolds. Join in some fun craft activity afterwards. Refreshments will be provided. Booking is necessary. Contact Kilrush Library on 065 9051504

Saturday January 25, 2020
Children’s storytime with Roisín Meaney
Dr. Patrick J. Hillery Library, Miltown Malbay at 11.30 am

Children between the ages of 3 – 8 years are invited to come along and enjoy some stories and illustrations with author Roisín Meaney. Free event and all are welcome. For further information contact the library at 065-7084822

Monday, 27th January 2020
Hidden Benefits of Walking, a talk by Pius Murray. A Healthy Ireland at Your Library Event.
Kilkee Public Library at 6pm

Discover how to ‘walk into wellbeing’ and the Pilgrim Paths of Ireland. Pius Murray explains how to walk for physical health and mental wellbeing using simple tools and strategies. Free event and all are welcome. For further information contact Kilkee Public Library at 065 9056034

Tuesday, 28th January 2020
A Healthy Ireland at Your Library event - Kids Yoga Class
Kilkee Public Library, 11am to 12pm

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 class will teach children about breath and its importance with Yoga, through Play and having Fun. Numbers are limited, booking is essential. Please Contact Kilkee Library at 065 9056034.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020
Film Club - Murder On The Orient Express
Scariff Public Library at 2.30pm

A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. When an avalanche stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks, the world's greatest detective Hercule Poirot arrives to interrogate all passengers and search for clues before the killer can strike again. Directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh. Cert 12. This is a free event and all are welcome. Tea and coffee provided. Call Scariff Public Library on 061 922893 for more information.

Tuesday, 28th January 2020
Film Book Club – Fried Green Tomatoes at The Whistle Stop Cafe
Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon at 6.00pm

Our January film is ‘Fried Green Tomatoes at The Whistle Stop Café’ based on the 1987 novel written by Fannie Flagg. On one of trapped housewife Evelyn Couch's Wednesday nursing home visits, she encounters Ninny Threadgoode, a colourful old woman who brightens Evelyn's outlook by sharing tales from her past. As Ninny recounts the exploits of her free-spirited sister-in-law Idgie, owner of a small Alabama café in the 1920s, and the bond Idgie shared with her friend Ruth, Evelyn gains the confidence to change her own life for the better.
This is a free event and all are welcome. Tea and coffee provided. Call Shannon Library on 061 364266 for more information. CERT 12