Library services

Sow for Ukraine Sunflower Planting Afternoon

Thursday 19th May at 3pm in Leixlip Library Join Jean in Leixlip Library's Sensory Garden for sunflower story time and a little bit of gardening. Sow a sunflower to take home in support of the Irish Red Cross Sow Now Ukraine appeal. Suitable for ages 2-6 years. Book your place at this free event via… Continue reading Sow for Ukraine Sunflower Planting Afternoon

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: The Soulmate Equation

Title: The Soulmate Equation Author: Christina Lauren Genre: Contemporary Romance. Fiction. Comedy. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Soulmate. Kindred spirit. True love. One And Only. We’ve all heard it before. Everyone is looking for someone who is most suited to them. The person who keeps them warm and snug at night.… Continue reading Book Review: The Soulmate Equation

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Would You Like to Meet

Title: Would You Like to Meet Author: Rachel Winters Genre: Contemporary Romance. Fiction. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Evie’s entire life has been about writing a screenplay. It’s her dream, her passion. But that passion has been stifled by her infuriating boss. The man depends on her for everything. She’s gone… Continue reading Book Review: Would You Like to Meet

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The Glass Room Exhibition Curated by Tactical Tech

Running from May 6th to May 31st in Celbridge Library Gallery & Naas Library Gallery, during normal opening hours. Exhibition is walk in, with no boking required. Suitable for teenagers and adults. What happens when we increasingly rely on social media and the web for nearly all our information? What information do we see, and… Continue reading The Glass Room Exhibition Curated by Tactical Tech

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Kildare Biodiversity Week Activities

Welcome to National Biodiversity Week 2022! Explore the rich variety of life in Ireland this May with a host of wonderful events and activities for the whole family. National Biodiversity Week 13th - 22nd May 2022 is all about connecting people with nature. It's about communicating the importance of biodiversity and motivating people to play their… Continue reading Kildare Biodiversity Week Activities

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: You Deserve Each Other

Title: You Deserve Each Other Author: Sarah Hogle Genre: Contemporary Romance. Fiction. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: If you were to look up the dictionary definition of what the “perfect couple” looks like - you’d find their picture posted there. Naomi and Nicholas are on the surface, content, and very much… Continue reading Book Review: You Deserve Each Other

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 14+, Young Adult 16+

Orla’s YA Book of the Month

Title: Frozen Charlotte Author: Alex Bell Genre: Young Adult, Horror. Review by: Orla (Kildare Town Library) If you are easily scared then this book is not for you! However, if you are a Horror fan, and love a good psychological thriller, then read on. This is easily one of the creepiest books I’ve ever read. The twists weren’t obvious… Continue reading Orla’s YA Book of the Month

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Ugly Love

Title: Ugly Love Author: Colleen Hoover Genre: Fiction, Romance. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Enemies to lovers is a trope designed solely for the fictional world, so why does it apply perfectly for Tate Collins and Miles Archer? The two disliked each other on sight. The one thing they could agree… Continue reading Book Review: Ugly Love

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 14+, Young Adult 16+

Book Review: Shadow and Bone

Title: Shadow and Bone Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: Fantasy Fiction, Young Adult Fiction. Romance. Review by: Chantelle, LCA Intern for Library HQ Synopsis: Alina Starkov is a soldier, a map maker really, when her regiment is attacked while crossing the Shadow Fold. Then something peculiar happens as she tries to survive the assault, Alina discovers… Continue reading Book Review: Shadow and Bone

Book reviews and recommendations, Kildare Climate Fiction Series, Uncategorized

Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 5

Welcome to week 5 of Cli- Fi Friday Cli-Fi, we are back at it after the Easter break. We hope you enjoyed our last recommendations post. This week we thought you might enjoy some more non-fiction titles. Looking to dive in? Eight more weeks of Cli- Fi Friday remaining where we will post some new… Continue reading Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 5