The Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library are places for visitors of all ages. As the center and library grows we continually add activities for our youngest patrons. Check back frequently to see highlights for kids at up coming grownup events and special programming just for children.

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The Book of Kells Kids Connection

Family Film Series

We are proud to host an Irish Family Film Series throughout our 2018/2019 season. The first film will be shown in the afternoon of Saturday, November 3rd in the Center’s Great Hall.  The second film will be shown in the afternoon of of January 12th, 2019. The third film will be shown of the afternoon of May 4th, 2019. Due to the generosity and support of Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affair and Trade, the three film showings will be offered to the public at the Irish Cultural Center with no charge for admission.  The three movies being shown are: “Brave,” “Into the West,” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Family Story Hour

The first Saturday of the month is Family Story Hour at the McClelland Library! Family Story Hour runs from 10:30AM-12PM and is filled with stories, discussions, and crafts. Our Family Story Hour program introduces parents and children to Irish authors, stories and traditions in a fun and interactive fashion. Family Story Hour’s new permanent home is inside the Library’s Castle Keep located on the third floor of the library.

Family Membership

Did you know a family membership to the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library includes parents and all minor children? Family memberships give everyone in the family discounts to events and a library card at the McClelland Library.

Library Collections

The McClelland Library has children and teen book collections in English and Irish! Come check out a book and read!

Upcoming Events that are Kid Friendly

All Ages:

Monthly Ceili

Christmas at the Castle

Irish Arts Summer Camp

Classes at the Academy

The Irish Cultural Center’s Academy offers classes in music and step dancing for all ages.