Events in Your Library

Mind Body Energy Matters

Date and time: 17 May 2018 @ 00:00 to 24 May 2018 @ 00:00


How to apply for a SUSI Grant: Tips for Applicants

Date and time: 07 May 2018 @ 05:00 to 25 May 2018 @ 05:00


Older People's Drop-In Centre

Date and time: 29 March 2018 @ 00:00 to 30 May 2018 @ 00:00



We're celebrating Bealtaine Festival at Cootehill Library

Come along and enjoy the Older People's Drop-In Centre at Cootehill Library every Wednesday morning from 11.00am-12.30pm for 4 weeks during May 2018.

With a different theme/talk/event for each morning, the sessions offer a great opportunity to meet people & socialise in a friendly setting and a cup of tea or coffee is essential too!

These events listed below are free of charge and all are welcome to come along - no booking neccessary, just Drop-In!



Presented by

Wed 9th May

Introduction to SAGE Advocacy Service

Danielle Monahan

Wed 16th May

Free Flowing Painting to Music

Celia Richards

Wed  23rd May

GROW Minding your Mental Health

Kathryn Corrigan

Wed  30th May

Social Music Session

Local Musicians










For more information ring Sinead at Cootehill Library at 049 5559873

For www.cavanlibrary.ie




Drop In Centre for Older People

Date and time: 21 February 2018 @ 01:00 to 12 June 2018 @ 01:00

The Cavan Older People’s Forum, along with support from Cavan County Council co-ordinate a drop in centre for older people in Cavan Town. This will take place in the Events Space of the Johnson Central Library  every Monday morning starting 12th March 2018 from 11:00am to 1.00pm .

Each Monday has a different theme with talks, demonstrations, exercise classes and more. We enjoy and cuppa and chat afterwards.  All welcome to join this free event! 


Social Bridge and Bridge Classes

Date and time: 21 September 2017 @ 00:00 to 21 June 2018 @ 00:00


Craft Group at Belturbet Library

Date and time: 22 March 2018 @ 00:00 to 22 December 2018 @ 00:00

Belturbet Library Craft Group meet every Tuesday  morning from 10.00am - 12.00pm.

It's free of charge and this friendly group are keen to learn and share ideas with one another.  All welcome to come along. Ring 049 9522683 for further details.


Book Club at Belturbet Library

Date and time: 22 March 2018 @ 00:00 to 22 December 2018 @ 00:00

Belturbet Library Book Club is held on the last Saturday of the month from 10.00am - 1.00pm. 

This club enjoys discussing a range of different types of books/genres and everyone is welcome join.  Note: no meeting on the Saturday of a Bank Holiday weekend.



Tai Chi Classes

Date and time: 01 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 30 December 2018 @ 00:00

Interested in Tai Chi?

At Cootehill Library, we host Tai Chi classes for adults with instructor Tony McMahon.  


Time: Every Friday from 12.15pm - 1.15pm                

Cost: €36 for six classes 

Contact Cootehill Library for further information. 


Cavan Library Irish Conversation Group

Date and time: 01 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 31 December 2018 @ 00:00

Weekly Irish Language Conversation sessions at Johnston Central Library

These free sessions take place every Tuesday from 1pm until 2pm. If you have basic conversational Irish and would like to improve it in a friendly setting come along. New members are always welcome!


Bailieborough Library Craft Group

Date and time: 01 January 2017 @ 00:00 to 31 December 2018 @ 00:00

Weekly Craft Group at Bailieborough Library

Member’s talents include knitting, crochet, cross stitch, embroidery, quilting and sharing of ideas with new friends. The group have so far gone through every craft book on the shelves, & are always looking for new ideas.

The meetings take place upstairs in the Arts space which is a relaxed, comfortable & spacious environment. The Group meets every Friday at 11am-1pm. There is no charge to join the group & new members are always welcome.


Parent and Toddler group

Date and time: 02 November 2011 @ 00:00 to 31 December 2018 @ 00:00

Weekly meeting at Bailieborough Library

Bailieborough Library Parent and Toddler Group has proven to be a vital life line for all stay-at-home parents who may be new to the area and wish to get out of the house and make new friends. 

The group meets at the Library Arts space every Wednesday at the earlier time of 10.00am. Why not join their Facebook Group and keep up to date with news and events. 

 All parents, minders, toddlers and babies welcome! Lots of toys and tea! No charge.



The Lit Lab

Date and time: 17 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 31 December 2018 @ 00:00

Forthnightly meeting at Bailieborough Library

Are you interested in writing? Would you like to see your work published?

The Lit Lab, initiated by the Arts Offices in Meath and Cavan, meets at Bailieborough Library fornightly on a Tuesday, and is made up of a group of writers who aim to challenge and support each other, while discovering their creativity and imagination.

New members are always welcome, contact the library for further information!


EmployAbility Service

Date and time: 17 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 31 December 2018 @ 00:00

Outreach Services at Cootehill Library

This service is by appointment only.

For further details ring    Monaghan Employability Office 04772424

                                           Cavan Employability Office       0876354324


Cootehill Library Craft Group

Date and time: 01 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 31 December 2018 @ 00:00

Do you knit, sew, crochet? Are you good at embroidery or quilting? Would you like to share your ideas & learn from others?

Cootehill Library hosts a Craft Group that meets every Wednesday afternoon 2.30pm-4.30pm. If you are interested and would like to join just come along. Free of charge! All Welcome.


Craft Circle at Johnston Central Library

Date and time: 01 January 2018 @ 10:30 to 31 December 2018 @ 12:30

Craft Circle in Johnston Central Library


Johnston Central Library invite you to the weekly meeting of the Library’s Craft Circle, which takes place every Thursday morning at 10.30am. All craft forms are welcome - knitting, crochet, embroidery, quilting, papercraft, card-making. This meeting provides an ideal opportunity for enthusiasts to share ideas and to learn from others. It’s free to join and all are welcome. Make sure to bring your particular craft with you. If you would like to find out more, please contact 049-4378500 or email library@cavancoco.ie



Digital Skills Training

Date and time: 12 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 12 January 2019 @ 00:00

Are you struggling to use your smartphone or tablet?  Do you find using whatsapp or Facebook a daunting task?  Update your skills with Digital Skills Training at Cootehill Library.  For information on dates and times and booking a place ring Cootehill Library at 049 5559873


Bailieborough Reading Group

Date and time: 17 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 17 January 2019 @ 00:00

Bailieborough Reading Group meets on the last Thursday of every month at 6.00pm.  It's a relaxed group that likes to share the joy of books and chooses a different title every month to read.  For more information on joining the group contact Bailieborough Library


NCBI Coffee Mornings

Date and time: 18 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 18 January 2019 @ 00:00

Drop into our monthly  NCBI coffee morning in Johnston Central Library and regular meetings at Cootehill Library.  

This is an opportunity for people with a visual impairment to meet with others, share ideas, try out the Assistive Adaptive services in the library and to meet with the NCBI  Community Resource Liaison representative. All over a cup of tea/coffee of course! To find out more contact NCBI Cavan office at 049 4331369.


Cavan Library Reading Group

Date and time: 18 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 18 January 2019 @ 00:00

Cavan Library Reading Group meet on the 1st Wednesday of every month to discuss the shared read of the month or books they have enjoyed.  To enquire about joining the Reading Group ask at the library reception desk or contact Johnston Central Library at 049 4378500



Kid's Book Club

Date and time: 18 January 2018 @ 00:00 to 18 January 2019 @ 00:00

Talk about your favourite books... come along and make new friends... explore different kinds of books to read...  Join Cavan Library Kid's Book Club and delve into books and reading! 

When: 1st Wednesday of every month (September - June)

What time: 4.00pm

For more information ask at the library reception desk or contact Johnston Central Library at 049 4378500