Our aim is to provide
a public library service for Blessington and surrounding areas. The
library contains a large stock of books, cds and audio books. We also offer
free internet access.
Open to all members of the public.
Blessington Library is located over Dunnes Stores in the New Town Centre.
Monday - Closed
Wed. 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
Thurs. 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
Fri. 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
Sat. 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
To join the library please call in and bring proof of your address. Juniors also need a parent's signature.
Join Blessington Library and open the door to a world of information
Becoming a member of Blessington Library (or any library in Wicklow) gives you free access to over 140 newspapers online, free access to online encylopaedias such as Britannica etc.
Check out www.wicklow.ie for more news about our library service.
Thursday, 11 a.m. Resumes Thursday 5th September
Clap your hands, touch your toes, turn around and put your finger on your nose! Toddler Time is an interactive and fun way for parents and carers to introduce their toddlers to the pleasure of stories, songs and rhymes and usually something simple to make for taking home. This is a free event so just come along and join in the fun!
Saturday Story and Craft time
Saturday, 11.30 a.m.
Children aged 7 and under will enjoy being read to and doing a simple craft on Saturday mornings. Session lasts about 45 minutes and like all activities in the library, there is no charge.
We have a TEEN SPACE where teenagers can meet, listen to music and select books.
Last Friday of month, 11.30 a.m.
Our Book Club runs on the last Friday of the month at 11.30 a.m. This is a great opportunity for booklovers to get together and chat about books. Currently the club are reading 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' and the choice for October is 'Major Pettigrew's Last Stand'. New members are always welcome so if you're interested just come along.
Wednesday, 11.00 a.m.
Our ever-popular Knit-Wits meet on Wednesday mornings at 11 a.m. New knitters and/or crochet fans are always welcome. Just bring wool and needles or crochet hook or if you're already working on something bring that along.
Mindfulness and Relaxation with Tomás
Tuesday, 7.00 to 8.30 p.m. Resumes Tuesday 10th September
This popular Tuesday evening session has resumed. Again a free activity aimed at anyone who would like to practice meditation, relaxation and mindfulness. If you would like to try this or are returning, just bring along a rug and join in.