Laois Library News

Laois Library News

Laois County Council Junior Chess Tournament: The inaugural annual Laois County Council junior Chess tournament will take place on Saturday 9th December from 9.30 am-1.30 p.m. in Portlaoise College on the Mountrath Road. All Primary school children welcome at all levels. Each child will play a minimum of 5 games with Swiss tournament rules applying. No advance booking required. Further information form Sport and Leisure section, Laois County council. Call 0578664058 or email

Baby Book Club: We are delighted to announce that the Baby Book Club will now take place every Tuesday at 10.30 a.m.Would you like to introduce your baby or young child to books and the love of reading? Baby Book Club in Mountmellick Library is for babies from 0 – 18 months and their parents and siblings. Socialise with other children and babies, listen to rhymes, sing along and pick up reading tips!

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Parent and Child Christmas Craft: The first craft session for Christmas will take place in Mountmellick Library on Friday December 1st from 3.00-4.30 pm.
Mountmellick Camera Club: The Gallery at Mountmellick Library is delighted to host Mountmellick Camera’s exhibition for the month of November. Why not drop in during library opening hours to view these stunning photographs.

Adult Chess Club: The adult chess club has started on Saturday mornings at 12 in Mountmellick Library. If you are interested in joining please ring 0578644572 and let us know!

Keep Calm and Colour In: The adult colouring group continue to meet on Thursday mornings from 10.30 a.m. onwards in Mountmellick Library! Drop in do some colouring and have a cup of tea and coffee and a chat! All are welcome.