dlr County has eight branch libraries serving the educational, recreational and cultural needs of all who live, work, study or visit the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown area. The 8 library branches are:
Blackrock, Cabinteely, Dalkey, Deansgrange, Dundrum, dlr LexIcon, Shankill and Stillorgan.
dlr Libraries have a tradition of providing high quality cultural programming that complements our collection and enlivens our spaces, both physical and virtual. dlr Libraries’ mission is: ‘to connect and empower people, inspire ideas and support community potential’. dlr Libraries support lifelong learning and seek to develop a culture of creativity and innovation. Libraries have no boundaries and stimulate the imagination through the provision of a rich and relevant collection and an active, engaging culture and technology programme.
Areas of interest
Examples are by no means comprehensive
Architecture, circus, dance, film, literature, music, opera, theatre, traditional arts, visual arts and crafts.
Books & literature, literacy & numeracy, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art & maths), creating in the digital space, using information technology, e-learning, health and wellbeing, local history & genealogy, general knowledge, sustainability & environment, exhibitions.
The user groups include the following:
-Children (0 -11yrs)
-Young Adults (12 - 17yrs)
-Special needs groups