Yeats Library Update: March 2023

Our News

In this month’s post we look at:

  • EDI Event Book Display: Supporting International Women’s Day
  • Sligo Engineering Fair: Sunday 5th March
  • A Library Lunchtime Talk for International Women’s Day (IWD): Wednesday 8th March
  • Taster Days by the Marketing Department, featuring tours of Yeats Library building: selected dates across the month
  • St. Patrick’s Day opening times: Friday 17th and Saturday 18th March

EDI Book Display: Supporting International Women’s Day

This month we’re celebrating the achievements of women in for International Women’s Day (IWD). A book display exploring the theme of equity is now available to view beside the Library Information Desk. The selected books are based on the developments of equity through gender equality in education, work, and society.

For more information on this event, please see our LibGuide: EDI Event Book Displays  

For a full list of resources selcted for this event, please see our LibGuide, mentioned above, or our check out our list here.


Sligo Engineering Fair

This year the Sligo Engineering Fair takes place on Sunday 5th March from 12- 5pm. For more information and bookings, please see the event’s dedicated website.

A Library Lunchtime Talk: Aleen Trusk -Trailblazer

To celebrate IWD this year, ATU Library will host a live talk on a pioneering veterinary surgeon Aleen Trusk. This talk will take place on Wednsday 8th March at 1pm in Galway City (Dublin Road) Library, Room 973.

If you can’t attend this event in person, it is available to stream live on Teams.

Taster Days with the Marketing Department

Over the next few weeks, the Marketing Department will be running Taster Days on the Sligo campus. These will include tours of the Yeats Library building. Tours are scheduled to occur between 1-1.30 pm, and may feature up to 4 different groups being introduced to the library.

Tours days are:

  • Tuesday 7th March
  • Tuesday 14th March
  • Tuesday 21st March

St Patrick’s Day: Opening Hours

This year we will be closed for two days over the St. Patrick’s Festival period.

We will be closed:

  • Friday 17th March
  • Saturday 18th March

We will reopen on Monday 20th March at 9.00 as normal.

For more information on this year’s national festival, please see the official festival website for events and news.