Library Development Plan

Westmeath Libraries is preparing a Library Development Plan 2021 - 2026. We are looking for your feedback to help us develop our services for the next five years. Tell us what you think about your local library and let us know how the library service can be developed to meet your needs and that of... Continue Reading →

Summer Stars crafting fun

We may not have been able to host events in the library but here in Westmeath Libraries we are still celebrating all the Summer Stars coming through our doors and signing up for their reading adventure. We hope you have already picked up your card from your local library, but if not call in and... Continue Reading →

Arthur C Clarke Award

The shortlist for this year's Arthur C. Clarke Award has been announced, and the titles up for consideration are The Infinite - Patience Agbabi (Canongate)Search the catalogue : Download the ebook/eAudioThe Vanished Birds – Simon Jimenez (Titan)Search the catalogue : Download the ebook/eAudioVagabonds – Hao Jingfang (Head of Zeus)Search the catalogue : Download the ebook/eAudioEdge... Continue Reading →

Create your Dream Machine

Here's a family challenge and the Sky is the Limit... Get together, get thinking, and get creating your very own Dream Machine to reach for the Summer Stars. Show us how you can buy Zero and still be a Summer Stars Hero!Think cardboard, tin foil, markers, paper plates, buttons, elastic, cable ties, who knows what... Continue Reading →

Jam Making

by Irene in Mullingar Library Summer is here and that means it’s Jam making time! Fruit picking is a great way to spend time outdoors and all the family can get involved. Strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries  as well as black, red and white currants are all ripening and make the most delicious jams, preserves and cordials.... Continue Reading →

Just In! episode 3

New books just arrived in the library on 6th July 2021 First off we have some children's books as we are right in the middle of our Summer Stars adventure! I stole my genius sister's brain by Jo Simmons - Request from the library or Download the ebookPizazz by Sophy Henn - Request from the... Continue Reading →

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