Events at Balbriggan Library In December & Christmas Opening Hours



Work Matters seeks to develop a suite of services that will compliment with those already provided by existing organisations.

Balbriggan Library has been included in the Dublin area initiative.

What is it?

A business, enterprise and employment service at Balbriggan Library.

What does it provide for the Work Matters user?

  • Business and Employment specific books.
  • Newspapers, leaflets and a jobs and information board.
  • FREE library wi-fi.
  • Work Matters assigned PC’s and iMac.
  • Printing, scanning and photocopying services.
  • Pre-bookable meeting room.
  • Access to FREE digital resources.

(Business databases, online courses, eBooks and magazines, online language learning)

These facilities are also available to library members.

Library membership is FREE and open to everybody in the community.

  • 400 courses on Universal Class covering a myriad of subjects that can be accessed.

(Career training, entrepreneurship, office skills and web development + much more)

  • Vision-net database tool – ideal for job seekers and business people alike.

Jobseekers – Do research for upcoming interviews.

Business people – Do research on your industry, your competitors and consumers.

The library will be running a series of FREE events working in co-operation with local partners – topics covered will range from.

  • Computer classes
  • Interview skills
  • English language classes

For more information call to Work Matters centre First Floor, Balbriggan Library.


Tel:      01 870 4401

Web:  Access library online services at

Amended from Work Matters leaflet.


Balbriggan Library Events for December 2017

All Events are FREE!!


Contact us at 01 870 4401 to reserve a place for event or class
or email us at

Events,Groups & Clubs

Christmas Events at Balbriggan Library

Christmas Crafts For Children
Thursday, 14th of December @ 3 pm

Christmas Crafts For Children. Ages 4 – 7 Years Old, takes place on Thursday, 14th of December at 3 pm in Balbriggan Library. Places are limited, so make sure to book early.
For this and all events phone 01 870 4401 or email at

Christmas Film Book Club
Saturday, 16th of December @ 2 pm

Christmas Film Book Club on Saturday, 16th of December at 2 pm. Borrow the read, then read it at your own pace or just come along on the day and discuss. This month’s choice is Agatha Christie’s ‘Hercule Poirot’s Christmas’.
For this and all events phone 01 870 4401 or email at

Children’s Christmas Movie
Thursday, 21st of December @ 5.30 pm

Children’s Christmas Movie on Thursday, 21st of  December at 5.30 pm. Why not get yourself and your child in a Christmassy mood by attending the Children’s Christmas Movie event. Any child who wants to attend must be with an adult.
Want to find out more? Phone 01 870 4401 or email at

Christmas Opening Hours at Balbriggan Library
Fingal County Libraries Christmas Opening Hours

Balbriggan and other Fingal Libraries will be CLOSED on the 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th of December 2017.

All libraries will RE-OPEN from 9.45am – 5.00pm on the 27th, 28th and 29th of December 2017 except for Blanchardstown  which will be open from 9.45am – 5.00pm

Garristown Library is CLOSED on the 29th of December 2017.

All Fingal Libraries will be CLOSED on 30th and 31st of December 2017 and the 1st January 2018

Libraries will RE-OPEN on the 2nd of January 2018

More details also via this Fingal County Council link.

Or contact Balbriggan Library on the phone at 01 870 4401 or email at

Balbriggan Writers Group
Meets Saturdays through December @ 11 am – 1 pm

NEW members are always welcome, just arrive on the day.

Baby Book Club
Every Wednesday in December @ 10.30am

Read stories for babies and toddlers.
Book via the Library desk/phone or email to details in the Contact Us section.

Scrabble Club
Meets Mondays in December @ 11 am

All welcome – boards provided. Contact Library desk/phone or email for details in the Contact Us section.

Knitting & Crochet Group
Meets Tuesday evenings in December @ 7 – 8 pm

Bring needles, hooks and wool. Get advice on what wools to buy. All adults welcome including complete beginners!!
Contact library desk/phone or email for details in the Contact Us section.

All events phone 01 870 4401 or email at

Genealogy online @ Balbriggan Library – Find My Past


You can now access hundreds of family records for free in Balbriggan Library at
Access is through the library PC’s only.

Download e-books for FREE!

Fingal Libraries offers a huge range of downloadable e-Books, audiobooks, digital newspapers, magazines, graphic novels & comics – all available for FREE! You can access a wealth of good reading with your library card & PIN!

Aoibhneas Women and Children’s Refuge

Aoibhneas provides free, confidential information regarding all aspects of domestic violence.
For more information please contact 01-8670805.




Tel:     01 870 4401