Free Events and Workshops in Newbridge Library

The following free events are taking place in Newbridge Library in the coming weeks.
Talk On How Children Develop And Learn Through Play – AISTEAR FRAMEWORK (Tuesday 7th May)
Come along to this free workshop in Newbridge Library on Tuesday 7th May at 7PM where parents can learn about AISTEAR Framework and how it can support parents to help their child learn through everyday activities and routines. It shows how important play is for your child’s learning and development, and gives ideas for ways you and your child can play and learn together. All welcome, although booking is required (Tel: 045448353, Email: newbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie).
Curriculum Vitae (CV) Preparation & Application Forms Workshop in Newbridge Library (Wednesday 8th May)
A free workshop is taking place in Newbridge Library on Wednesday 8th May at 2PM that is designed to assist those preparing to apply for employment. Paul Aspell, from Career Guidance Counselling, will provide participants with free handouts and a step-by-step guide to completing a professional CV/application form during this workshop. All welcome, although booking is required (Tel: 045448353, Email: newbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie )
Talk on Managing an ASD, ADHD, Dyspraxia or Related Diagnosis For Parents (Tuesday 14th May at 7PM)
Qualifed Counsellor and Psychotherapist Fiona Hall is giving a free talk in Newbridge Library on Tuesday 14th May at 7PM aimed at parents who have received a diagnosis that their son/daughter has ASD, ADHD, Dyspraxia or related diagnosis. All welcome, although booking required (Tel: 045448353, Email: newbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie )
The Transition From Primary School To Secondary School Talk (Tuesday 21st May at 7PM)
Dr Mary O’Kane will outline some of the challenges faced during the transition of young teens from primary school to secondary school. She offers very practical advice on how we can support students on this new educational journey. All welcome, although booking is required (Tel: 045448353, Email: newbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie).
Biodiversity Week Talk on the Biodiversity of the River Liffey (Saturday 18th May at 3PM).
Christopher Moriarty, who is the author of The River Liffey: History and Heritage is giving a free talk in Newbridge Library on Saturday 18th May at 3PM. The talk will focus on the biodiversity of the nearby River Liffey. All welcome, although booking is advised.
E-Services Roadshow (Saturday 11th May).
Did you know that Newbridge Library (and all public libraries in Ireland) offer free acess to eBooks. eMagazines, online language courses and much more! Come along to Newbridge Library on Saturday 11th May between 10.30AM and 12.30PM or 2.30-4.30PM for demonstrations and advice on the many free library eServices. Feel free to bring along your own smartphone/tablet/laptop. Booking advised. (Tel: 045-448353, Email: newbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie )
Free Beginners Computer Classes For Adults
Newbridge Library is currently taking names for free computer classes on Saturday mornings, in association with Irish Rural Link. This is a four week course taking place on Saturday mornings between 10AM and 12PM. Please contact Newbridge Library for further details
All of our events are listed on our website www.kildare.ie/library and on the Facebook and Twitter accounts of the Library Service also.