Raheny Library 40th Anniversary

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Pat Meehan talks to TERRY MURRAY about Raheny Libraries 40th Anniversary. The library officially opened on the 8th November 1972. The children’s library in Raheny is very well used, in and out of school hours. Terry explains that any communication endevour the library can facilitate.

As well as borrowing books people can borrow audio books, which is particularly welcome for people with visual impairments. There are DVDs to rent. Also lots of talks and exhibitions. There is free WiFi. Lots of students come in for studying.

Children’s authors talks are quite regular and very popular in Raheny library.

On Tuesday evenings there is a French/English language exchange. This is very beneficial for language students.

On Wednesday mornings there is a knitting group.

Duration: 16'25" DATE: December 3, 2012
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:Yvette Reid
Interviewee:Terry Murray
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local News, Local Arts & Culture, Community Events
Keywords:TERRY MURRAY, Librarians, Raheny Libraries 40th Anniversary, Childrens authors, Raheny library, language exchange, knitting group.
LocationRaheny Time Period:2012
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20121203_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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