Published On: Mon, Sep 16th, 2013 at 6:17pm

Lord Mayor to open new library tomorrow

The Lord Mayor of Dublin Oisín Quinn will open Ballyfermot’s newly refurbished, state of the art library on Ballyfermot Road, Dublin 10 tomorrow at noon.

This new community library features a colourful new layout with bright and spacious facilities for the people of Ballyfermot. Its offers an art room for children’s workshops, a classroom for pc and wifi access and a dedicated lecture room with audio visual facilities for cultural talks etc. There are plenty of quiet spaces for studying and reading available also. The library also continues to offer a range of programmes for various groups including book and film clubs, author visits, workshops and exhibitions.

The new library contains Ballyfermot College of Education’s resources for students and a collection of books of Irish interest donated by the family of Sé Geraghty.

“I am delighted to reopen Dublin City Council’s highly anticipated and upgraded library in Ballyfermot. It’s great that we can now offer the people of Ballyfermot a much broader range of facilities which reflect the needs of a community, new and old”, said the Lord Mayor.

The Ballyfermot Library refurbishments were funded by Dublin City Council and The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government at a cost of €1.7m.

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