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Heritage Week 2019

National Heritage Week 17 - 25 August celebrates all things heritage related. It brings together communities and cultural institutions, academics and enthusiasts, to build awareness about the value of heritage and support its conservation. This years theme is “Pastimes / Past Times”, which takes a close look at how our ancestors spent their free time, and how this has impacted on our pastimes of today. From fireside storytelling to basket weaving, drawing, lace-making, pottery and even fern collecting, this year’s theme encourages everyone to find out how our pastimes have changed over time, or in some cases, how they have not changed at all. For more information on library events celebrating this special week check our events page.

Children's Summer Events!

Cavan Library Service has a packed programme of events for children over the summer months. There is something for everyone - art, music, craft, storytime, lego workshops, bookmaking, nature and gallery events! A lot of the events are FREE of charge too. Demand is high so booking essential. Take a look at our programmes in Cavan, Bailieborough and Cootehill Library and plan how to entertain and engage your children this summer!

Summer Stars Reading Adventure 2019

Join the 2019 Summer Stars Reading Adventure at Cavan Libraries this summer! Summer Stars is an exciting reading-based summer programme available free of charge to all children across the country. Children can register for the adventure at any branch of Cavan Libraries and enjoy reading lots of books as they track their progress with their Summer Stars Reading Card. Small incentives along the way and a certificate for all participants is sure to keep children reading happily throughout the summer months!