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.


Tons of Family Fun With Your Library this December!

Every December, libraries in Kildare host a special programme of events that gets all the family involved, called Family Time at Your Library. The staff from each of the main libraries have been working hard putting together a mix of online events for you for this years programme. There’s even two as Gaeilge in-person nature… Continue reading Tons of Family Fun With Your Library this December!

Book Review: The Mane Attraction by Shelly Laurenston

Title: The Mane Attraction Author: Shelly Laurenston Genre: Fiction. Paranormal Romance Novel. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: The third book in the Pride series, this title finds weddings having the strangest effect on people. Exhibit 1: Sissy Mae waking up in a strange place after her brother Bobby Ray’s nuptials. Exhibit… Continue reading Book Review: The Mane Attraction by Shelly Laurenston

Fantasy Series – A Closer Look at the Genre – Part 11

Historical, Pre-historic, Classical and Mediaeval. By Elaine Patterson, Newbridge Headquarters. Historical Fantasy This is fantasy that is set in a historical period of the real world and that frequently offers an alternative version of history and where magic or supernatural creatures exist. Historical fantasy is essentially blending the fantasy and historical genres together. The level… Continue reading Fantasy Series – A Closer Look at the Genre – Part 11