Georgina Byrne, @georginabyrne is County Librarian for South Dublin Libraries – delivering contemporary library services to over 265,000 citizens across the County. South Dublin Libraries are recognized nationally for their use of technology in the delivery of services and have received national and international awards for their ebook service, library website and literacy programmes for families and young children. The County Library in Tallaght is one of the largest public libraries in the country, offering over one hundred public access computers and a rich programme of lifelong learning opportunities to local communities.
provided by the library network throughout the county include over 600,000
books for loan, computer and wifi facilities, website and web-based services,
reference, local studies, cultural and educational events, and children’s
services. South Dublin Libraries believe strongly that to work effectively they
must work as partners with local parents and educators to enhance teaching and
learning outcomes for all.