Irish Classes: Durrow’s Irish group under the mentor-ship of Liam O’Neill, is continuing to meet on Monday nights at 8pm at Durrow Library. All ages and levels of ability are welcome! This friendly group aims to practice the Irish language and brush up on their skills in a warm and encouraging environment.

Laois Libraries Lego Studios: This project is aimed at young people between the ages of 10 to 14. If you are interested in film making, lego, drama, creative writing or art please drop your name into the library as soon as possible. It will be starting up before the end of February and will take place in Durrow Library. Places will be limited for this exciting new project!

Genealogy: We’re once again looking for names of people interested in a short Genealogy course. If anyone is interested please get in touch – details below.

Health Initiative: Healthy Ireland is a new libraries initiative alongside the HSE. This aims to improve the health and well-being of people through online resources and reading material. As part of this new initiative some events will take place at the library in the next few months. If anyone is interested in finding out more, please call in.

Membership: Library membership is free and your library card now allows you access to all libraries in Ireland. Access to free ebooks, audiobooks, online magazines and online learning courses are also part of your membership. Call in if you want to find out more about Borrowbox or Universal Classes.

Opening Hours: The Library is open on Tuesdays from 1.30pm to 5.30pm and 6pm to 7.30pm; on Wednesdays from 10am to 1.30pm and 2pm to 5.30pm; and on Saturdays from 11am to 1pm. For more information on any of the above contact by email or phone (057) 8736090.