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#library

# library - Thursday 18 April, 2019

DCC forfeited almost €90k in library fines to boost memberships

Dublin City Council abolished library fines at the start of this year.

# library - Friday 29 March, 2019

7 more public libraries set to open seven days a week between 8am and 10pm

The ‘My Open Library’ service offers extended opening hours, seven days a week.

# library - Friday 18 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Why you should try and visit your local library more often in 2019 Library

Why you should try and visit your local library more often in 2019

Now that they’ve scrapped fees, you can go back without fear of judgment.

# library - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Poll: Right so, how many books do you own? The Magic Of Tidying Up This post contains a poll

Poll: Right so, how many books do you own?

Just how many is too many?

# library - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

# library - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From The42 Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity Memory Man This post contains videos

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity

The Memory Man’s collection includes books and magazines from as far back as the 1960s.

# library - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dublin City Council to pay €45m to fund proposed Parnell Square library

That amounts to just under half of the estimated cost for the Cultural Quarter.

# library - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Council presses ahead with plans for multi million euro Dublin City Library

It is expected the council will apply for planning permission later this year with plans to open the new library in 2022.

# library - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Poll: Should fines for returning a library book late be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should fines for returning a library book late be scrapped?

The government is considering proposals to scrap the late fines.

# library - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines

It’s part of a proposal to increase the number of people using libraries.

# library - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections National Refurb This post contains videos

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections

Current storage conditions put some collections at fire risk.

# library - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Colombian bin man finds book in garbage. 20 years on, he has library with 25,000 discarded books

From his first find of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, Jose Alberto Gutierrez has amassed thousands of books.

# library - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Here are the designs for Barack Obama's $500 million presidential library

The former US president wants the library to “create an institution that will train the next generation of leadership”.

# library - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 memories you'll have if the library was your favourite place as a kid Reading Is Fundamental

11 memories you'll have if the library was your favourite place as a kid

Having fun isn’t hard when you’ve got a library card!

# library - Friday 16 December, 2016

Cork community library shut on 90 minutes notice is closed 'indefinitely'

Politicians say they have been assured the library will reopen, but no date has yet been set.

# library - Friday 2 December, 2016

Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late

The borrower avoided a €1,200 fine.

# library - Friday 4 November, 2016

Oireachtas committee to investigate the funding of Mary Robinson Library

The library is due to be built in Mary Robinson’s family home in Ballina.

# library - Monday 18 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge A library is sharing stupid questions people asked them before Google existed Pre Google

# library - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge A little boy ripped a page in his library book and wrote the cutest apology Bookworm

# library - Sunday 16 August, 2015

What does it take to become a children's entertainer? We asked one to find out

It is not an industry for the faint hearted.

# library - Saturday 1 August, 2015

'Anti-homeless' spikes turned into bed and mini-library Defensive Architecture This post contains images

'Anti-homeless' spikes turned into bed and mini-library

What do you think about the idea?

# library - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Recognise anyone? These mysterious photos were found in a library today

The RIA wants to reunite them with the family involved.

# library - Friday 20 March, 2015

Council libraries are using JobBridge for 'free labour', says Sinn Féin

One intern said he was told almost immediately that there was no chance of a job.

# library - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Plans to merge libraries criticised as 'wholly shoddy and unacceptable'

Will your county be affected?

# library - Sunday 11 January, 2015

18 libraries every book-lover should visit in their lifetime

From Baroque masterpieces to stark timber and glass structures — these incredible buildings are certain to distract you from whatever you’re reading.

# library - Thursday 25 December, 2014

One day I was broke... then I got a call that changed everything

Colm Keegan is the new writer-in-residence at DLR Lexicon library in Dun Laoghaire.

# library - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night

Students had refused to leave the library for three successive nights – and it worked.

# library - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

# library - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours

The students’ union president has said that studying at home simply isn’t an option for some students.

# library - Thursday 9 October, 2014

"How slowly... Love, Sam": Read Beckett's intriguing postcards to his friends

Trinity has acquired the largest collection of Samuel Beckett letters ever for public sale.

# library - Thursday 4 September, 2014

National Library at 'critical point' due to funding cuts putting collections at risk

Visitor numbers to the NLI are up 42% on last year.

# library - Saturday 16 August, 2014

# library - Saturday 19 July, 2014

This could be Ireland's library of the future - but why the controversy?

The Lexicon is costing €36.6m to build.

# library - Monday 16 June, 2014

Read 90 letters James Joyce wrote to his family

Spoiler: Lots of the letters were about Finnegan’s Wake. And they weren’t all in English. Classic Joyce.

# library - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Co Carlow has the sassiest librarians in the country You So Fine

Co Carlow has the sassiest librarians in the country

Look at this poster. Would YOU want a fine off this crowd?

# library - Friday 18 April, 2014

One of the oldest surviving copies of all four Gospels is in Dublin

The manuscripts are believed to have been discovered in Egypt in 1929.

# library - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Poll: Do you still read books? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you still read books?

E-book readers are growing in popularity but are you happier when you can actually turn the pages on that page-turner?

# library - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

National Library evacuated after basement fire

But all is ok now and no collections were damaged.

# library - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 inarguable reasons real books will always be better than e-books Spine Tingling

11 inarguable reasons real books will always be better than e-books

We laugh in the face of your technological advances.

# library - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 books to read before their film versions are released this year Book Club

10 books to read before their film versions are released this year

Look like a smarty pants in front of your mates, and get ahead of the curve.

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