Educational, General Information

Free English Language classes to non-English-speaking adults – ESOL

Post by the Adult and Further Education Dept. of the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board The Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board are offering Free English Language classes to non-English-speaking adults - ESOL.   We would like to especially spread the word to the Ukrainian Refuges community.  We are offering Structured English language tuition for Adults to… Continue reading Free English Language classes to non-English-speaking adults – ESOL

Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, Educational, General Information

Kildare Library & Open Source Resources For Ukrainian Nationals

Kildare Libraries would like to welcome Ukrainian refugees arriving in Ireland. Here in the Kildare Library service we welcome you to our country and to our library service. Our libraries are warm, safe and inclusive spaces and are free to use by all. Please drop in to your local library and ask about joining or… Continue reading Kildare Library & Open Source Resources For Ukrainian Nationals

Educational, General Information, History

“A Sense of Our Past.” Essay/Project Competition For 5th & 6th Class Students in the Celbridge/Leixlip Municipal District

Post By: Kildare Libraries Local History Dept. On behalf of County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee, we would like to welcome all of you to this short briefing about the launch of a History Competition in The Municipal District of Celbridge and Leixlip. The competition will be based on your own local history concerning the… Continue reading “A Sense of Our Past.” Essay/Project Competition For 5th & 6th Class Students in the Celbridge/Leixlip Municipal District

Children Ages 0 - 5, Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Educational

Small Steps to Literacy Videos Launched

Kildare Library Service, Wicklow County Council Library Services & County Kildare LEADER Partnership now invite you to view our brand new 'Small Steps to Literacy' videos. Children learn early literacy skills from their parents in the years before they start school. Not every parent finds it easy to help their child develop and learn new… Continue reading Small Steps to Literacy Videos Launched

Arts & Crafts, Behind the Books, Children 10-12, Children 6-10, Children Ages 0 - 5, Educational, Library services, Storytime

Even More Family Events Happening This Weekend!

Festive Fun with Lámh workshop Friday 10th December at 6.30pm via Zoom This December enjoy Family time at Kildare Libraries with Deirdre ~ Senior Speech & Language Therapist & Lámh Tutor. Join us on Zoom in the comfort of your home for a fun filled Christmas evening with Sing & Sign Christmas songs, a special… Continue reading Even More Family Events Happening This Weekend!

Arts & Crafts, Behind the Books, Children 10-12, Children 6-10, Children Ages 0 - 5, Educational, Library services, Storytime

Tons of Family Fun With Your Library this December!

Every December, libraries in Kildare host a special programme of events that gets all the family involved, called Family Time at Your Library. The staff from each of the main libraries have been working hard putting together a mix of online events for you for this years programme. There's even two as Gaeilge in-person nature… Continue reading Tons of Family Fun With Your Library this December!

Educational, Library services

Study Space, PC Reservations and more at Kildare Libraries

Picture created by Kildare Librares social media team Libraries have been open for browsing sessions since the summer and this autumn pc booking slots also became available. Now with the help of eased restrictions, study spaces are also available in larger branches to book in two hour slots, with some branches having late evening slots… Continue reading Study Space, PC Reservations and more at Kildare Libraries

Educational, General Information

Open Call for Strategic Partners in the delivery of Cruinniú na nÓg 2022

The Creative Ireland Programme is seeking to further develop, diversify and expand the offering and audience for Cruinniú na nÓg in 2022. Cruinniú na nÓg is Ireland’s national day of free creative activity for children and young people up to 18 years of age. Over the past 3 years it has become a key date… Continue reading Open Call for Strategic Partners in the delivery of Cruinniú na nÓg 2022

Arts & Crafts, Children 10-12, Children 6-10, Children Ages 0 - 5, Educational, Library services

Even more Online Library Events in November

Events For Children Weekly Story-time with Maynooth Library Staff - Fridays 10am / 2-5 years old Join the Staff of Maynooth Library for some storytelling and nursery rhymes! Please be aware thata parent/guardian must be present for the duration of the event.Booking via Eventbrite. Friday  05th November.Friday  12th November Friday 19th  NovemberFriday  26th November Gymboree - Music for… Continue reading Even more Online Library Events in November

Children 10-12, Children 6-10, Educational, Library services

Libraries To Host Online Science Events in November For All Ages

We are delighted to bring you Kildare Libraries’ Online Science Festival with a packed schedule of workshops and talks for all ages. The festival will run from the 1st November to the 27th November and will offer a range of opportunities to engage in science exploration, discovery, and debate.    All events are free to attend and will be delivered online through Zoom. This… Continue reading Libraries To Host Online Science Events in November For All Ages