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Toys, Technology & Training Online Events February – May 2022

What is the TTT Programme? The TTT Programme is designed to offer support to children and adults with learning difficulties, disabilities or more significant needs. Based in Athy, Leixlip and Naas libraries, a specialised collection of toys and assistive equipment can be accessed free of charge in branches throughout the county and can be borrowed… Continue reading Toys, Technology & Training Online Events February – May 2022

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A Look at The Library eResources – Universal Class

One of the key parts of the current National Libraries Strategy is to promote life-long learning and a nice way to wet your appetite for this is to do a short course on Kildare Libraries free e-service Universal Class. This  is a service you can sign up to with just your library barcode and doesn’t… Continue reading A Look at The Library eResources – Universal Class

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A Look at The Library eResources – Britannica Part 2

Earlier this week, there was a blog post about getting started on Britannica and you can read more about this here. This post will go into a bit more detail about the special features for Student and Junior levels. Features at Student Level: An important thing to note is that as well as providing useful… Continue reading A Look at The Library eResources – Britannica Part 2

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A Look at The Library eResources – Britannica Part 1

School and third level education is back in session, and libraries have much to offer in support of learning, with a long list of free online resources for library users. To take a look at all of the e-resources, head to the Kildare Libraries Website. This post will specifically focus on Britannica Encyclopedia and how… Continue reading A Look at The Library eResources – Britannica Part 1

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Young Adult Groups at Kildare Libraries

Teens are often the hardest age category to engage in reading or attending the library, so Kildare Libraries works extra hard to facilitate the Teens that do want to have a place they can talk about reading or indeed writing. At present, Kildare Libraries have three online book clubs and one teen writing group, all… Continue reading Young Adult Groups at Kildare Libraries

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Summer Stars July 2021 Events Leixlip Library

Zoom Events for Leixlip Library Hungry Caterpillar Art Workshop for 2-5 Year Olds Thursday 15th July at 10am Join Janet from Gymboree Celbridge for Art & Craft fun for 2 to 5 years old! All children benefit from an opportunity to be creative! Children will explore different mediums and textures, supporting sensory input, fine motor,… Continue reading Summer Stars July 2021 Events Leixlip Library

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Kildare Library Services – eServices Webshow

Take some time to learn about the e-services available to you for free through your local Kildare Library Service. Our successful classes last week taught users how to access eBooks and eAudiobooks, online classes and digital newspapers. Join us on Zoom this week to learn about our Music streaming service Freegal and or how to… Continue reading Kildare Library Services – eServices Webshow

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Guide to Downloading Bolinda BorrowBox eBooks to an eReader or PC

Borrowbox eBooks can be used on all eReaders except Kindle eReaders (however Kindle Fire and Amazon Fire Tablets do allow you to download the Borrowbox app and read Borrowbox eBooks). Step 1 Install Adobe Digital Editions To read eBooks on your eReader or PC you will need to install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.… Continue reading Guide to Downloading Bolinda BorrowBox eBooks to an eReader or PC

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Kildare Library eServices Webshow

Take some time to learn about the e-services available to you for free through your local Kildare Library Service. Learn how to access eBooks and eAudiobooks, or online classes, digital newspapers, eMagazines and even learn a new language online. Join us on Zoom for a guide to getting started with this service by booking your… Continue reading Kildare Library eServices Webshow

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Let’s Talk About Parenting April Events

The ‘Let's talk about Parenting’ Programme is a FREE series of talks and workshops for Parents, and Professionals working with children and young people in County Kildare. Presently all our talks are being provided online. The programme is provided by Kildare Library Service, is funded by Kildare County Council and is supported by Kildare CYPSC,… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Parenting April Events