Looking for something to do locally this Easter?
There's plenty to do across the county this Easter. Pictured Clondalkin Tower and visitor centre (Ben Ryan), Lucan Weir and Castletymon Library in Tallaght (Ben Ryan)

Looking for something to do locally this Easter?

There’s some cracking family fun being held locally over the two-week Easter break, with plenty of free, community-based activities for your little chicks.

South Dublin Libraries is hosting a range of free activities for children over the coming two weeks, from Easter storytelling to gardening and Lego to basic electronics. 

For the family, South Dublin County Council has free guided tours across the county, including the Round Tower in Clondakin and free audio guided tours of Tallaght and Clondalkin villages

There’s also a diverse selection of parks, trails, walking routes and plenty of ideas on what to do and places to visit on the Dublin Outdoor website. 

FREE Easter library events for children

Tallaght Library

Spring gardening for children with Aoife Munn – Wednesday, April 13th, 10.30am.

Suitable for children aged eight to 12 years. All budding gardeners welcome to come and make biodegradable pots and sow flower and vegetable seeds to take home.  

Book your place HERE on Eventbrite.  

LEGO free play – Saturday, April 23, from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. 

Come along and play with LEGO for an hour. Suitable for children aged six plus. Duplo LEGO will be available for younger age group. Parents/guardians to stay with children. No Booking required. 

Castletymon Library 

Snap Circuits – Tuesday, April 19, and Thursday, April 21, at 3pm (booking will open at 10am, April 13).

Suitable for children between eight and 12. This intro to Snap Circuits will entertain and challenge children by asking them to recreate a number of projects using instruction manuals and plans to encourage an understanding of working electrical circuits.

Book for April 19 HERE and April 21 HERE

Ballyroan Library

Drop-in Easter craft workshop – Wednesday, April 13 from 2pm to 4pm.

Different crafts available for kids to try out. Suitable for children aged six plus. Parents asked to stay within the library building. No booking required. 

Peter Rabbit themed treasure hunt in Rathfarnham Castle – Thursday, April 14, from 2pm to 4pm.

Suitable for children aged four years plus. Book HERE

Lucan Library 

Snap Circuits – Wednesday, April 20, 2.30pm to 3.30pm.

This workshop for kids aged nine to 12, teaches basic engineering, electronics and circuitry concepts by using building components with snaps to assemble electronic circuits on a simple “rows-and-columns” base grid.


Palmerstown Library 

Spring into StorytimeTuesday, April 12 and 19 at 2.30pm.

Kids between the ages of three and five are invited to enjoy some Easter tales. All welcome. No booking required. 

Bricks4Kids Lego Workshop – Wednesday, April 20, at 2.30pm

Have fun with construction and engineering in this free STEAM activity for eight to 12. One hour workshop. 


Ballyroan Library is among local libraries organising egg-cellent events this Easter

For further information follow your local library on Facebook.

Easter events at North Clondalkin Library are booked up but, like all local libraries, it is open over the Easter break for regular activities. 

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