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06 August 2022

Special Guest at Storytime!

Johnston Central Library will welcome special guest Catherine McKiernan author of 'Honeysuckle Hotel' at their Summer Stars storytime session on Wed 11 August at 12.00pm! All welcome!

05 August 2022

'Arthur Griffith: Centenary Perspective' by Professor Michael Laffan

Premieres at 7.30pm on Thursday 11th August. For long a neglected figure, in recent decades Griffith has begun to receive the appropriate attention due to a remarkable and paradoxical man. This lecture by Professor Michael Laffan (UCD) commemorates the centenary of the death of Arthur Griffith on 12 August 1922.

29 July 2022

Edel Coffey launches Summer Reads

The 2022 Cavan County Library’s ‘Summer Reads’ is in every library in Cavan and we are delighted that author Edel Coffey whose book 'Breaking Point' is featured in this essential guide gave this guide a BIG thumbs up and joined us online for the launch!

21 July 2022

Bishop MacKiernan Collection available for viewing

The library of Bishop Francis J. MacKiernan consists of more than 2,000 volumes and is acknowledged as one of the most impressive and wide ranging in the country.

21 July 2022

Top 25 ‘must read’ books on dementia

Through an initiative of the Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme, and supported by the Dementia: Understand Together campaign, led by the HSE, the books are now available in libraries across all libraries in Cavan.

21 July 2022

Free Library Library Book Bag

Is your child starting school this September? Call into any library in Cavan collect a beautiful bag of books for your child, including a guide for parents and a library card holder.


03 Aug 22 - 31 Aug 22

Family Storytime at Johnston Central Library

Location: Johnston Central Library
Age: 3-7 yr olds
05 Aug 22 - 20 Sep 22

Exhibition - 'Portraits of Bailieborough Town'

Location: Bailieborough Library
Age: All
11 Aug 22

Cootehill Reading Group

Location: Cootehill Library
Age: Adults
11 Aug 22

History Lecture - 'Arthur Griffith: a Centenary Perspective'

Location: Online
Age: Adults
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