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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Borrowbox Accessibility

The week beginning Monday the 5th of October 2020  to Sunday the 11th of October 2020 is Dyslexia Awareness Week. This is an annual event aimed at further understanding and raising awareness about dyslexia; what it means, what it is and what can be done to support people who have dyslexia . This is where our library Borrowbox… Continue reading Dyslexia Awareness Week: Borrowbox Accessibility

Adult Non-fiction, Audiobook, Book reviews and recommendations

The School of Life: An Emotional Education

Author: Alain de Botton Review by: Richie, Naas Library  With so much home-schooling taking place around the country it might be refreshing for some parents to hear about a school that prioritises the subject of ‘Life’ over Maths, Science, Geography and all the rest. The School of Life is an educational organisation run by a… Continue reading The School of Life: An Emotional Education

Audiobook, Book reviews and recommendations, Borrowbox, Young Adult 12-15

Eragon

Author: Christopher Paolini Reviewed by: Aoife, Leixlip library Recommended Ages: 12-15 Years One boy...One dragon...A world of adventure.When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a… Continue reading Eragon

Audiobook, Book reviews and recommendations, Borrowbox, Children 10-12, Digital Library Resources, Digital Services

A Pinch Of Magic

Author: Michelle Harrison Reviewed by: Aisling Kelly, Maynooth Library Betty Widdershins and her two sisters Fliss & Charlie livein Crowstone, a bleak and oppressive Island surrounded by marshes, grey skies and muddy waters. They live with their cranky grandmother at their family owned pub “ThePoachers Pocket”. Betty is determined that there is moreto the world… Continue reading A Pinch Of Magic

Adult Non-fiction, Audiobook, Book reviews and recommendations, Borrowbox, Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services

Head Strong

Author: Dave AspreyReviewed by: Stephen KellyBranch: Newbridge LibraryDave Asprey's easy to follow, two-week program offers a detailed plan to supercharge brain performance, including: which foods to eat and which ones toavoid, how to incorporate the right kinds of physical activity into your day, a detox protocol for your home and body; meditation and breathing for… Continue reading Head Strong

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How to use Bolinda Borrowbox

By Elaine, Library HQ Accessing Borrowbox You can access Borrowbox via the Online services tab on the County Council Kildare Library andArts website here. On the online services page there is a list of all the online resources provided by Kildare libraries. Click on the Bolinda BorrowBox link which will bring you to Borrowbox. If… Continue reading How to use Bolinda Borrowbox

Adult Non-fiction, Audiobook, Book reviews and recommendations, Borrowbox, Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, Top Ten Lists

Top 10 Business Audiobooks on Borrowbox

Compiled by Stephen, Newbridge Library The Economics Book by DK Read by Fred Sanders The Economics Book highlights how economic ideas can shape our world, suchas the need for nations to act collectively to solve issues, from migration toclimate change. Using graphics and flow diagrams, it demystifies and untanglescomplicated theories to make sense of abstract… Continue reading Top 10 Business Audiobooks on Borrowbox

Adult Fiction, Audiobook, Book reviews and recommendations, Borrowbox, Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services

The Heart’s Invisible Furies

Author: John Boyne Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr Branch: Leixlip Library Forced to flee the scandal in her hometown, Catherine Goggin finds herself pregnant and alone, in search of a new life at just 16. She knows she has no choice but to believe that the nun she entrusts her child to will find him a… Continue reading The Heart’s Invisible Furies

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The House Across the Street

Author: Lesley Pearse Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr, Leixlip Library 23-year-old Katy Speed is fascinated by the house across the street. The woman who lives there, Gloria, is a neighbour on the avenue, who owns a fashionable dress shop in Brexhill-On-Sea. But who is it that arrives in the black car most Saturdays while Gloria is… Continue reading The House Across the Street