Welcome to the Kildare Library Service Blog

Welcome to our blog! Book reviews, recommendations, tutorials and more – we’re hoping to have a bit of something for everyone.


A Timeline of the War of Independence in Co. Kildare 1919-1922

The Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Programme has produced a new publication detailing many of the events that took place throughout the county during the War of Independence period. The launch of A Timeline of the War of Independence in Co. Kildare 1919-1922 coincides with the 100th anniversary of the burning of the Custom House, Dublin, on… Continue reading A Timeline of the War of Independence in Co. Kildare 1919-1922

Beyond The Book : Kildare Young Reader’s Festival Events May 2021

Beyond the Book, Kildare’s Young Readers Festival, takes place from 15th to the 29th May 2021, and for a second year running, all events take place online. The festival aims to encourage reading and a love of literature through fun events and activities that go Beyond the Book! The schools programme for 2021 features Bex Shelford (Be… Continue reading Beyond The Book : Kildare Young Reader’s Festival Events May 2021