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Creative Writing in Birr Library

Creative writing for teenagers

Creative Writing Workshop continue to take place every Saturday morning at 11.00am.

Come along and take part. All welcome


Novelist Caroline Barry ran a series of creative writing workshops for teenagers in Birr Library 

This project was a joint initiative of Offaly County Library and Offaly County Council Art’s Office.

Boys Into Books

Boys into books logo


The Background

In January 2009, the boys from 6th Class from St. Brendan’s National School visited Birr Library and felt that all the books were pink and there were no boy’s books. It was agreed that, with the help of the boys a new space would be created in the library for boys books.

Cataloguing and Metadata Group workshop – How to Create a Taxonomy

This course is aimed at information professionals who have to organise and categorise information as part of their work. This may mean constructing a taxonomy for materials on an institutional repository, development of a file plan for records management or creation of a navigable structure for a website or intranet. The one-day course will use different types of classification system and will be based on exercises to practice and develop skills for creating classification systems.

By the end of this course participants will have:

Academic & Special Libraries Section – informal networking evening in TCD

The committee of the Academic and Special Libraries Section of the Library Association of Ireland, in association with Trinity College Library and the Trinity College Disability Service, are delighted to invite you to an informal networking evening on Thursday, 13th September 2012:

Trinity Inclusive Library – a project on making the Library of Trinity College, Dublin and its services more inclusive


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