North Clondalkin Library

Free online events

Booking: 10.00 am on Monday 1st February

Hello from North Clondalkin Library! I hope you and your colleagues and students are keeping safe and well. 

Even though the library is currently closed to the public, we’re still offering lots of free online events. I’ve included details below of our February events and I’d really appreciate if you could circulate it to parents of your students. We’d love to make sure that as many local folks as possible get a chance to attend our events. 

Booking for all of these events opens at 10.00 am on Monday 1st February you can book online – or by phone (01) 414 9269

Harry Potter Competition – Win a Harry Potter Lego set! (Feb 1st – 7th)

‘Hogwarts Magical Remote Learning’ 

Have you always wanted to go to Hogwarts? Well now’s your chance! Professors Flitwick and Hagrid have set these remote learning assignments for you to try. You don’t have to do both (you can choose one or the other) but you can if you like!

We have four Harry Potter Lego sets to give away to the best entries. 

Charms Class – Invent a magic spell and tell us all about it in no more than 50 words. What does it do? what are the magic words? Is there a special wand movement? 

Care of Magical Creatures Class – Draw your ideal magical creature and send us a picture. Make sure and tell us its name and if it has any special abilities. 

This competition is open to anybody, even adults! (You’re never too old to go to Hogwarts.) Email your assignments to or send them to NCL_North Clondalkin Library on Facebook by 5.00 pm 7/2/21. Remember to include your full name and age. 

Entries will be judged in the following categories (under 6, age 7-11, age 12+ and Adults) Good luck!


Valentine’s Day cooking class for kids (12th Feb 4.30 pm)

Suitable for Children age 8-12 – Children will make fun and healthy Valentine’s day themed treats from start to finish in this hands-on cooking class with The Cool Food School via Zoom.

A shopping list of everything you need will be sent to participants a few days before the class. Adult supervision will be required during the class. 


Relax Kids – Mindfulness and relaxation class for kids age 6-9 (17th Feb 11.30am )

An online activity class to help kids move from high energy to low while building self-esteem, resilience, confidence and inner strength using the Relax Kids 7 step system of Relaxation. Class involves mindfulness, breathing exercises, imagination, movement and games. 

Please note that you only need to purchase one ticket per family. 


Mini Coding camp for beginners age 8-12  (18th & 19th Feb 10.00 – 12.00)

This midterm why not learn to code! Over two days kids will be introduced to the world of coding using Scratch. This 4 hour, instructor-led course will give your child a good grounding in basic coding principles in a fun and interactive way using MIT-developed Scratch. Assumes no previous coding knowledge.

In this digital age giving children education in coding and new technology is vital to support their development. Playing with and using technology is one thing but to really progress it is important that children know how to create things themselves with technology. 


Booking for all of these events opens at 10.00 am on Monday 1st February you can book online –   http://NorthClondalkinLibrary.eventbrite.comby or by phone (01) 414 9269

All the best,


Aoife Horan Librarian North Clondalkin Library, Liscarne Close, Rowlagh, Dublin 22

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31st January 2021


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