Category Archives: Library Service

ACT Waterford call for creatives

ACT Waterford seeks creatives for a project which brings together five different communities in Waterford City and County to engage with themes of climate change: transport, domestic energy, rural environment, green spaces and consumption aligning with WCCC’s aim to make Waterford … Continue reading

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Europe Direct Waterford announces the Regional Winners of the 2021 National Soapbox Final

Contestants battled it out in the annual Europe Direct Waterford Soapbox regional heat, each speaking for three minutes on this years’ timely topic  “Lies, damned lies and statistics – establishing the truth is impossible in today’s world of misinformation, disinformation and … Continue reading

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The Social Economy Community gather at WIT’s Growth Hub to consider the European Commission’s Social Economy Canvas and Action Plan

The Social Economy Community gather at WIT’s Growth Hub to consider the European Commission’s Social Economy Canvas and Action Plan Over 80 participants gathered in person and online at Waterford Institute of Technology’s newly established Growth Hub last Thursday (7 … Continue reading

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Repurposed technology keeping the Library community connected

In continuing its commitment to helping the public access technological support services, Waterford Libraries recently acquired 32 repurposed iPads from Waterford City and County Council, helped by funding from Creative Ireland. The tablets, which were originally used by Waterford councillors, … Continue reading

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Waterford Libraries host Healthy Ireland Video Series

As part of Healthy Ireland, a Government-led initiative to improve health and wellbeing, Waterford Libraries will host a Healthy Ireland at your Library Video series, placing a focus on prevention, individual awareness and keeping people healthy for longer.   Throughout … Continue reading

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Waterford Libraries and WIT School of Humanities launch bite-sized lunchtime presentations

Waterford Libraries and the English and Theatre Studies Team at the School of Humanities, WIT have joined forces to create an engaging series of bite-sized lunchtime presentations. These are on a host of topics from books, transcription of letters to … Continue reading

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Music Saturdays with Waterford Libraries and Music Generation Waterford

FREE 4-Week Course starting 6th March Music Generation Waterford and Waterford Libraries (supported by the government’s Keep Well campaign) are running a series of free 4 week courses starting Saturday 6th of March at 11am. Suitable for children ages 1 … Continue reading

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Build Waterford! deadline extended

Put your creative, engineering and building skills to the test and see if you can help us to Build Waterford! Waterford City and County Libraries in partnership with the Waterford Europe Direct, Waterford are delighted to announce Build Waterford, an … Continue reading

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Building a Social Economy Ecosystem in Waterford

Europe Direct Waterford in partnership with Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) and Waterford Social Enterprise Network (WSEN) have come together to organise a FREE online event this Wednesday (4 November) at 11am on Building a Social Enterprise Ecosystem for Waterford which can … Continue reading

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