Events at the National Library of Ireland - June 2012
Guided Tour of the Yeats Exhibition
Every Wednesday at 1.00pm/Every Saturday at 3.00pm.
Learn more about one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century on this guided tour. All welcome. Booking not required.
NLI Guided Tour FREE
Every Saturday 2.30pm
Learn about the NLI's history and architecture. All welcome. Booking not required.
Thursday, 7 June (9.15am - 5.30pm)
One day immersion course - Joyce for the non-Joycean: Introducing James Joyce
Want to prepare for Bloomsday 2012? This one-day immersion course in the library where Joyce loved to learn will introduce you to the man and his work. The course will be delivered by Dr Gerard Dineen.
Cost €30. Places are limited so booking is essential. To book a place call 01 603 0259 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, 16 June (2.00pm to 8.00pm)
James Joyce Open Day
Join us to learn more about the man himself, to hear his words read aloud, to listen to the music that surrounded him as he grew up and to explore multimedia presentations of his works. Free. No booking required.
Thursday 5 July, Thursday 12 July, Thursday 26 July (2.30pm to 4.00pm)
Children’s Workshops Thursday Tales
Come along on Thursday afternoons for some story-based fun. Reading stories, writing stories and drawing stories. All you need is a good imagination! Free. All ages welcome. No booking required.
‘Particles of the Past’
Discover your National Library FREE
Our multimedia exhibition Discover your National Library invites you behind the scenes to view amazing never-before-seen treasures from our collections, and hear from the staff that look after them. By using our innovative 'Discovery' touchscreen tables, you can zoom in on the detail of thousands of rare and beautiful items. This June, to celebrate Dublin City of Science 2012, Phase Four of the exhibition Particles of the Past will showcase a fascinating selection of science-related gems. From 17th century home remedies to early archaeological drawings to Captain Cook’s journal, this event is sure to awaken your inner Einstein. Free. No booking required.
DIT Graduate Students Exhibition 2012 FREE
Saturday, 2 June to Tuesday 26 June
Throughout June, we continue our tradition of hosting the annual Dublin Institute of Technology BA Photographic Exhibition at the National Photographic Archive in Temple Bar in association with the Gallery of Photography. The Exhibition features the diverse photographic projects of final year DIT students of art, design, media and innovation.
The Exhibition runs at the National Photographic Archive in Temple Bar until Tuesday, 26 June 2012.
Yeats: the life and works of William Butler Yeats FREE
This award-winning exhibition is a must see for all Yeats fans.
Free guided tour available on Wednesdays at 1pm and every Saturday at 3pm.