We hold regular events at Halfway up the Stairs, including Saturday Storytime, author visits & signings, launches and school events, to name just a few.

Tickets for bookable events are available here . Please note, most events are do not need to be booked in advance

Saturday Storytime: Join us every Saturday at 3pm for storytime and drawalongs

€2 per child, redeemable against any book. Children must be accompanied by an adult

Photo by Ger Holland

Upcoming events:

Saturday 14th October at 4pm

Local writer, Peter Donnelly will be back to celebrate the launch of his brand new picturebook, Little Wolf! All pre-orders for this book with us will be entered into a draw for a framed original piece of art by Peter Donnelly!

Saturday 21st October, 2023 at 4pm

I am the Wind: Irish Poems for Children Everywhere – Launch celebration with Lucinda Jacob, Sarah Webb and Ashwin Chacko Age 8+

You can pre-order a signed dedicated copy here – just leave the name in the Notes!

No pre-booking required

Saturday 28th October at 3pm

Join illustrator Eamonn O’Neill for a Spooky Drawalonf – order Would you Rather? Hallowe’en here

Friday 13th October at 4pm

Creative Writing Workshop with Sinéad O’Hart, author of The Silver Road. Book your ticket here:

Friday 27th October at 4pm at Halfway up the Stairs

Book Signing with Ellen Ryan – Come and meet Ellen and get your copy of Gods Don’t Cry signed. All welcome.

Sunday 19th November at 2pm, in conjunction with The Whale Theatre

Join bestselling author, Eoin Colfer for an exclusive book event in The Whale Theatre. Eoin will talk about his brand-new children’s novel, Juniper’s Christmas. Tickets available from the Whale Theatre here