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Pale Project Exhibition


dlr LexIcon, Level 3, 14 November 2016 – 14 January 2017
Exhibition Launch: 14 November at 6.30pm, All welcome

Personal psychogeographies from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown
The Pale Project is a writing initiative devised to examine the weight of attachment we bring to being resident. An open call invited participants to explore the everyday life of their local area. Each participant chose an area in the County as their ‘pale’, a territory they would document in field notes, sketches, maps and photographs. A selection of work from the project will be exhibited. This exhibition is supported by dlr Libraries.
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Talk on Fostering Self Esteem in young Children

Blackrock Library, Tuesday 22 November, 6.30pm 

Dr Mary O'Kane, psychologist and lecturer in Early Childhood Education and a regular contributor on Today FM and Ireland AM and will be giving a talk on fostering self-esteem in children of preschool age. Research has shown that children's self-esteem can be established in children as young as five. A valuable talk for parents of preschoolers and not to be missed.

Booking required as places are limited. Email Blackrock Library or phone: 01 2888117

1916 Centenary Portraits Exhibition


Exhibition Launch,  dlr LexIcon,  Level 4, Tuesday 22 November, 6.30pm, All welcome.
 
Exhibition of work by Jon Berkeley featuring 10 commemorative paintings commissioned by the Irish Independent for the 1916 centenary. Laureate na nÓg P.J. Lynch will open the exhibition. 
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Teen Creatives


dlr LexIcon, Level 5, Sat 26 Nov, 10am-12pm
Age 13+, Max 15, Booking required


dlr Writer in residence Sarah Webb hosts these teen creatives sessions and they are for all teenagers who love to write, draw, create.

On Sat Nov 26, author, Deirdre Sullivan will be here to discuss writing. Deirdre Sullivan is a writer and teacher from Galway. Her fourth novel, Needlework was released earlier this year, and has received a White Raven as well as being shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards (Senior Children's). Her short fiction has been published in Banshee. She enjoys reading fairytales, and writing about witches and wild creatures. 
 
Her workshop will use fairy tales as a jumping off point, and explore ways to build tension and use imagery in stories. World and character building will also form part of the discussion.
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Author Margaret Drabble 


dlr LexIcon, Level 4, Wednesday 23 November, 8pm

Library Voices presents Margaret Drabble in conversation with Niall MacMonagle. This event has moved to level 4 from the Studio theatre as there has been huge demand for tickets, book tickets soon before this event sells out!
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How to Slay a Literary agent


dlr LexIcon Studio, Thur 24 November, 7pm

Sam Blake, Catherine Ryan Howard, and Liz Nugent discuss the vital ingredients needed for a killer first chapter that will hook agents and readers. For crime readers and writers.
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Celebrate Hugh Leonard


Hugh Leonard was born 90 years ago this November so it's fitting that one of his finest plays will be staged in his home place this year. Dalkey Players will stage Hugh Leonard's Tony Award Winning Play "Da" in Dalkey Town Hall from Tuesday 15th November to Friday 18th November 2016.
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