TWO Exciting Video Trials starting today! - Art Films and SAGE Videos

The library has arranged two three-month trials of video materials.

1.  Art Films – digital - trial until 31st December 2018
Artfilms offer more than 5000 films for arts education and arts practitioners
Masterclasses, documentaries, interviews, content that can entertain, educate and inform: Artfilms streams thousands of videos from top artists and producers.
Watch Art Films online  
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2.  SAGE Video - trial until 4th January 2019
SAGE Video showcases highly relevant educational videos across key social science disciplines. Each collection includes a breadth of video types to support diverse research and learning needs. All videos are fully citable with searchable transcripts, custom clip creation and embedding.

View the videos at:  SAGE Videos    
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ITT Short Story Competition- Short List Announced

The short list has been announced for the ITT Short Story Competition as part of the Red Line Festival.
The winners will be announced at the award ceremony on October 11th at 6pm in the Civic Theatre.
You can book a ticket at the following link:

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Extended Library Hours from Monday 1st October 2018...

Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm
(Desk service 10am - 8pm)

Friday 8am- 5pm
(Desk service 10am - 5pm)

Saturday and Sunday Closed

Bank Holiday Mondays Closed

For full details of library opening hours, exhibitions and events go to:

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Library Hours from Monday 10th to Sunday 30th September

 9:15am - 7pm

9:15am - 5pm


Borrowing facilities available between 5pm-7pm
 by using the self-service machine

For full details of library opening hours, exhibitions and events go to:
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Downtime Alert for users of IEEE Xplore database 7.30pm-9.30pm for Friday 7th Sept 2018

Due to scheduled maintenance, users of IEEE Xplore Digital Library database may experience intermittent access issues from 7:30 PM - 9.30 PM on
Friday, 7th September 2018.
We anticipate that the site may be unavailable for a portion of this time.

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Library favourite Reads for September 2018

To see the full list go to:

Check your local library for the titles:  Irish Public Libraries

Announcing the
September 2018

LibraryReads list!

September's LibraryReads Favourite is:
The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
by Stuart Turton
(Sourcebooks Landmark)
“Imagine the movie Groundhog Day, except this time Aiden Bishop wakes up each day in a deteriorating manor house, as a different person, and must work out who he is and how he relates to everyone else at the party commemorating the long ago death of a child. If he can’t solve the murder that occurs at the party, he is doomed to continue the loop every eight days. A riveting page turner.”
Becky Bowen, Kenton County Public Library, Erlanger, KY
And now, the rest of the LibraryReads
September Top 10:
Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating
by Christina Lauren
(Gallery Books)

“Hazel is the eccentric, exuberant friend who'll make you fall in love with her, and she's not interested in being 'dateable.' Josh is busy being a workaholic, trying to make a long distance relationship work, and not pursuing romance with anyone else. But when his sister’s best friend Hazel blows back into his life, he is powerless to resist her genuine joie de vivre. If you're looking for your next perfect read after The Kiss Quotient,look no further! A lovely slow burn.”

Elizabeth Gabriel, Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee, WI
by T. M. Logan
(St. Martin's Press)

“When Joe unwittingly discovers that his wife has been having an affair with her friend's husband, his life starts to unravel. It seems that her lover now wants Joe out of the picture. Follow the cat-and-mouse plot as it explodes with a shocking finish! Great fun for those readers who love a good psychological thriller.”

Paulette Brooks, Elm Grove Public Library, Elm Grove, WI
Night and Silence
by Seanan McGuire

“Toby is back in this latest installment of the October Daye series. Still reeling and recovering from the events of the last book, Toby and company are laying low. When her human daughter goes missing (again), Toby embarks on a twisty-turny race against time to find her. A solid entry and good choice for libraries with a strong demand for fantasy and urban fantasy.”

Mei-Ling Thomas, Rochester Hills Public Library, Rochester, MI
Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen
by Sarah Bird
(St. Martin's Press)

“A fascinating work of historical fiction about Cathay/Cathy Williams, a former slave turned Buffalo Soldier in post-Civil War America. Her raw and powerful story is sure to be popular with book clubs.”

Sarah Fetterman, Upper St. Clair Township Library,
Upper St. Clair, PA
Lake Success
A Novel
by Gary Shteyngart
(Random House)

"Shteyngart delivers another painfully funny novel about ambition, disappointment, and the darker side of the American dream. For fans of witty, offbeat, satirical humor." 

Jennifer Alexander, St. Louis County Public Library,
St. Louis, MO
The Dinner List
A Novel
by Rebecca Serle
(Flatiron Books)

"If you could have dinner with any five people, living or dead, who would they be? On her thirtieth birthday, Sabrina finds herself at dinner with her best friend, her ex-fiance, her long lost father, her college mentor and Audrey Hepburn, all with something to say to her. A charming combination of magical realism and romance." 

Tracy Babiasz, Chapel Hill Public Library, Chapel Hill, NC
A Novel
by Kate Atkinson
(Little, Brown and Company)      

"In WWII era London, Juliet Armstrong is working as an espionage monitor for MI5. Ten years later she suddenly finds herself targeted by dangerous individuals from her past. For fans of smart, witty, suspenseful, historical or spy fiction and authors like Tana French, Laurie R. King, and John Le Carre."

Janet Lockhart, Wake County Public Libraries, Cary, NC
When the Lights Go Out
by Mary Kubica
(Park Row Books)

"After her mother’s death, Jessie is trying is trying to rebuild her life. In her way is her debilitating insomnia and a secret that shakes the core of her identity. Psychological suspense with an unreliable narrator. This one’s for you Gone Girlfans." 

 Diane Gring, Chester County Library & District Center, Exton, PA
Hitting the Books
by Jenn McKinlay
(Berkley Prime Crime)

"McKinlay's Lindsay Norris is back for another adventure in Briar Creek. As a fellow librarian, I appreciate her spot on observations of the library world. An upbeat cozy mystery with great characters and strong sense of place. For fans of the Aurora Teagarden mysteries and the Isabel Dalhousie mysteries." 

Carly Budzynski, Salem Public Library, Salem, VA
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Library Hours from Monday 27th August to Sunday 9th September 2018

 From Monday 27th August - Sunday 9th September 2018

Out of  Term Hours

Monday - Friday 9.15am - 5pm

Saturday and Sunday Closed

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PROQUEST DATABASE DOWNTIME ALERT for Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th August 2018

Essential maintenance is taking place on Proquest platform, and is scheduled to take place on Saturday August 18th 2018 beginning at 16:00 GMT - lasting for up to 5 hours and Sunday August 19th 2018 03.00 GMT- lasting up to eight hours.

During the maintenance window, the following products will be temporarily unavailable.

Books products: Saturday, August 18 at 5pm., Maintenance will conclude within 5 hours. Ebook Central

All other products: Sunday, August 19 at 3 a.m., Maintenance will conclude within 8 hours.

Research databases
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ProQuest Dialog (
Chadwyck-Healey databases (U.S. customers only)
eLibrary (all editions)
ProQuest Digital Microfilm
ProQuest Obituaries
ProQuest Research Companion
SIRS (all editions)
Ancestry Library Edition
Digital Sanborn Maps
ProQuest/UMI ETD Administrator

Reference management/Research support tools

Bibliographic and catalog enrichment resources
Books in Print
LibraryThing for Libraries
Resources for College Libraries
ProQuest Syndetic Solutions
Self-Published Author

Ex-Libris-Workflow Solutions
Intota Assessment
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Last Chance to enter! ITT Short Story Competition 1st Prize €500. DEADLINE 12 NOON (GMT) Irish time, MONDAY 13th AUGUST 2018.

The ITT Short Story Competition is run in association with the Red Line Book Festival and in conjunction with South Dublin County Council.

It is free to enter.
Entries now being accepted up to 12 Noon (GMT) Irish Time, on Monday 13th August 2018

Contest prizes:

1st Prize    €500

2nd Prize  €250

3rd Prize   €150

International entries are welcome.
Further information and the submission form are now available online at:

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Library open Saturday 11th and 18th August 2018 10am - 5pm...

Library opens on the following Saturdays 10am - 5pm



Closed Saturday 25th August

Monday 13th - Friday 24th August 9.15am - 7pm

The library is a silent study zone from
 Monday 13th - Friday 24th August
For full details of library hours, events and exhibitions see:
Library Hours
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