Ongoing Literacy Support and Activities County Library Tallaght Junior Library Stock

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Ongoing Literacy Support and Activities County Library Tallaght

Junior Library

Junior Learning Support books

Book Banded readers

High Low Readers

Talking books & playaways

Story Books in large format available for loan in Irish & English

Multicultural section with dual language story books in many languages including Polish, Russian, Lithuanian, French, Spanish, German, Italian, and Romanian

Resources for Teachers

Learning Support

Assistive Technology Computers with touch screens, larger keyboards & mouse




Toddler time

Story time

Children’s Book club

Teenage book club
Support for Primary schools

Block loans for teachers

Longer loan period for regular class visits

Selection of Story Sacks

Selection of class novels

Guided Tours, story time, & worksheets depending on age group for class visits to the library- Pre School to secondary school

Lucky dip boxes available for loan to teachers for their class

Many Workshops, classes, talks & author visits organised for schools for festivals including Children’s book Festival, History & Heritage month, Science Week, Red line Book Festival, Engineering week, seachtain na Gailge, Library Ireland Week, Eco Week

Visits by library staff to crèches and playschools for story time with follow up visits to the library


Family learning events organised throughout the year

This autumn - Einstein was dyslexic- programme delivered over several weeks; children with dyslexia make a book on Einstein

Events organised for festivals above

Children’s Library took part in Summer Reading challenge run by Children’s services

Support for Secondary Schools - Events

Organised Class Visits (incl tour and introduction to library website)

Support for Senior Cycle Students:
Playing with Shakespeare – MacBeth

Tuesday 16th October


Booking Essential

Prepare for your History Project with Stephen Tonge

Wednesday 17th October


(includes introduction to Local Studies facilities by our Local Studies Team)

Study Skills workshop with Fiona Sweeny (UCD)
Career Information for Second/Third Level Students:
More Options Tallaght Careers Expo in association

with Tallaght Guidance Association Dodder Valley Partnership and South Dublin Libraries

Tuesday October 23rd

10.00- 1.30

National Basketball Arena
Noise Career Talks

Preparing your Art Portfolio

Monday 8th October

5.30- 7.00

Thinking outside the Lens: Careers in Film and Animation

Monday October 15th

5.30- 7.00

Art and sound in gaming

Monday October 22nd

5.30 – 7.00pm
Transition Year Programme

Details TBC

Web gaming for transition years

Creative Writing workshops

Write Shakespeare in your own words

Recommended Reads

Regular themed booked displays

Staff available to recommend books for teenagers

Graphic Novels

Support material for Senior Cycle students available (incl Books on Courses, College Prospectus etc) – in process of being set up
Healthy books

Books recommended in the it isn’t easy book list

Designated situation book section


Adult Literacy Stock

Regular themed book displays

Wide-ranging stock

Library Tours for new members

Computer Classes for adults

English Classes for non-Nationals

Photo shop workshops

Programme of one-stop-shop IT events planned for 2013 (internet, email set up, on-line shopping etc)

Book Clubs

Wide ranging events programme organised throughout the year

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