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Summer Stars 2020 at Kildare Libraries

By Niamh, Leixlip library How to Join the Summer Reading Programme! To sign up, just call in to your local branch for a reading card or download one by clicking the button below. Summer reading card If you’re not a member of the library yet, you can give your local branch a call to sign… Continue reading Summer Stars 2020 at Kildare Libraries

Digital Resources, Digital Services, Educational, Film, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 16+

Criunnuí na nÓg

Criunnuí na nÓg, Ireland's national day celebrating the creativity of children and young people takes place on Saturday 13th June and Kildare is showcasing a wonderful programme, around the COVID19 restrictions to encourage young people to connect creativity, but at a distance. In particular there are 4 techie online workshops aimed at 12-18 year olds… Continue reading Criunnuí na nÓg

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

Shadowplay

Author: Joseph O'Connor Reviewed by: Betty Maguire, Maynooth Library ‘ShadowPlay’ by Joseph O’Connor tells the story of the friendship between Abraham ‘Bram ‘Stoker (1847- 1912), , author of Dracula, Henry Irving (1838-1905), born John Brodribb, a great Shakespearian actor of his era , and Alice ‘Ellen’ Terry (1847-1928), the highest paid actor in England at… Continue reading Shadowplay

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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

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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

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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

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Top 10 Non-Fiction Audio Books on Borrowbox

Compiled by Stephen, Newbridge Library Mentors by Russell Brand Read by Russell Brand Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped describes the impact that a series of significant people have had on the author - from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex, through the first ex-junkie sage, to the people… Continue reading Top 10 Non-Fiction Audio Books on Borrowbox