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01 December 2023

Family Time at Your Library

Family Time at Your Library is the annual reading initiative held every December. Events and activities take place in all libraries during the month which aim to support a family-focused approach to reading and to promote reading as a fun, recreational activity for children. We’re celebrating on Saturday 3rd December with events at Johnston Central Library, Cootehill Library, Bailieborough Library and Virginia Library – so come along and join the fun!

11 October 2023

Cavan Library Service's Centenaries Lecture Series - Autumn 2023

Cavan Library Service's Centenaries Lecture Series in association with Cavan County Council’s Historian-in-Residence programme, takes place each Thursday from 5th October to 9th November 2023. The lectures take place in-person and will be recorded and made available to view online.

02 September 2023

Historian-In-Residence New Webisode Series

Cavan County Council's Historian-In-Residence, Dr. Brendan Scott returns on 7th September to deliver four online webisodes all centered on themes and events which occurred 100 years ago, as part of our Decade of Centenaries 2023 programme. Webisode are available online on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm.

22 August 2023

Children's Book Review Competition - closing 26th August!

For the month of August we are inviting children to enter our 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗻'𝘀 𝗕𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗥𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻!! Call in to Bailieborough Library, Cootehill Library or Johnston Central Library to collect an entry form. Write a review and draw a picture of a scene from the book, return your entries by 𝗦𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟮𝟲𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 to be placed in our draw to win a family size bar of chocolate!!

01 August 2023

New book available at Cavan Genealogy

'Faith, Hard Work and Endurance: selected tales from the Cavan Diaspora' by Jonathan Smyth (Cavan Library Service). This fascinating book tells the story of the men and women who left these shores to seek new opportunities.

01 August 2023

Bank Holiday Closures

All Cavan County Library branches will be closed this Bank Holiday weekend (Saturday 5th August - Monday 7th August). Branches will reopen as normal on Tuesday 8th August. Don't forget you can avail of our FREE online library services over the bank holiday weekend!



Craft & Chat Group - Arva

Location: Arva Library
Age: Adult

Cootehill Reading Group

Location: Cootehill Library
Age: Adults

My Little Library Book Bag

Location: Collection at all Cavan Libraries
Age: Children starting school in September 2023
07 Sep 2023

Lecture - 'Contested Legacies: The Afterlife of Oliver Cromwell'

Location: Johnston Central Library
Age: Adults