Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Film

Book To Film: Netflix Edition Gray Man

Over the weekend many of you may have had this movie title suggested to you by Netflix. Synopsis: Six, a highly-skilled assassin in the deep-cover Sierra program of the CIA, is the agency's best merchant of death. However, a mission goes bad and now Six is on the run from the CIA with sociopathic former… Continue reading Book To Film: Netflix Edition Gray Man

Arts & Crafts, Children 10-12, Children 6-10, Library services, Storytime

Great Regular Events for Children at Kilcock Library

Our wonderful Reader in Residence for Kilcock Library is Emma-Jane Leeson and she has some intriguing regular events for different age groups. Emma-Jane is the writer of the beloved Johnny Magory books so who better to lead literary events for children! Read Along Session with Author and Reader-in-Residence Emma-Jane Leeson For children aged 5-7 yearsTuesdays… Continue reading Great Regular Events for Children at Kilcock Library

Council Services, General Information

Kildare County Council Launches Kildare Age Friendly Strategy Consultation Survey

Kildare County Council in association with Kildare’s Age Friendly County Alliance and our Older Persons Council have launched an online survey seeking the views of older people (55 years and over) living in County Kildare. The survey is part of a suite of consultations being undertaken to inform the development of the Kildare Age Friendly Strategy 2022 – 2027 and ensure that age friendly activities… Continue reading Kildare County Council Launches Kildare Age Friendly Strategy Consultation Survey

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Cli-Fi Series

Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads

Welcome to another set of Cli- Fi Friday recommended reads, we hope you enjoyed our last recommendations. This week we thought you might enjoy some more fiction titles. Title : The Wall Author : John Lanchester Synopsis: Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two… Continue reading Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Book Review: Tell No One

Title: Tell No One Author: Harlan Coben Genre: Crime Review by: Aoife, Leixlip Library Synopsis: Eight years ago David Beck was knocked unconscious and left for dead, and his wife Elizabeth was kidnapped and murdered.Dr Beck re-lived the horror of what happened that day every day of his life. Then one afternoon, he receives an… Continue reading Book Review: Tell No One

Children 6-12, Educational, Library services

LOTE Kids Ebooks Add New Features

We've previously written posts about the various eServices available to library users and one for children is LOTE, or Languages Other Than English which you can read about here. What's New New Languages In May, LOTE released another 40 picture books taking the collection to 1,650+ book titles in 50+ languages! Languages in focus for… Continue reading LOTE Kids Ebooks Add New Features

Adult Non-fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Kildare Climate Fiction Series

Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 7

Welcome to week 7 of Cli- Fi Friday Cli-Fi, we hope you enjoyed our last recommendations. This week we thought you might enjoy some more non fiction titles. Looking to dive in? Six more weeks of Cli- Fi Friday remaining where we will post some new recommendations for you to sink your teeth into. Here… Continue reading Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 7

Children 6-12, Library services

Summer Stars 2022 Has Begun!

Summer Stars has begun for 2022 and your child can sign up at their local library. Summer Stars is an entirely free programme run by public libraries all over the country each summer. It will run from 13th June - 31st August 2022. Children can sign up at at their nearest public library, to take part and collect their… Continue reading Summer Stars 2022 Has Begun!

Library services

Ireland’s Public Library Strategy Needs Your Input

Kildare County Council seeks engagement on new Library Strategy Consultation Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has launched a public consultation on the development of a new strategy for the public library service. Kildare County Council is encouraging the public to have their say on the future of libraries in Kildare. The main objective… Continue reading Ireland’s Public Library Strategy Needs Your Input

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Upcoming Events for Children in Maynooth Library

All our main branch libraries have loads going on this weekend (For Cruinniú na nÓg) and beyond, but here are just a few that Maynooth Community Library have coming up. Wildlife Illustration Workshop with author and illustrator Aga Grandowicz Sat 11 Jun 11:30 - 12:30  In this wildlife illustration workshop, author and illustrator Aga Grandowicz,… Continue reading Upcoming Events for Children in Maynooth Library