Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, Educational

Let’s Talk About Parenting March Events

Let's Talk About ParentingThe ‘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 March Events

Digital Services, Educational, General Information

New Kildare Library Service – Age Friendly Digital Training

Kildare Library Service invites you to take part in a new initiative connecting our older service users with our vast array of e-services which are readily available online. Our Library Digital Ambassadors will provide three one-to-one online sessions which will enable you to become familiar and proficient in using our many online services. Coaching can… Continue reading New Kildare Library Service – Age Friendly Digital Training

Educational, General Information, Keep Well Campaign

Kildare Town Tidy Towns – Interactive Nature Based Workshops

What do you need to do?Just follow Kildare Town Tidy Towns on facebook and we will let you know where you cancollect your own pack ! What's next?Each month we will bring you a new creative project and supply you with the materials you need to get started. We will then give you a link… Continue reading Kildare Town Tidy Towns – Interactive Nature Based Workshops

Digital Resources, Digital Services, Educational, General Information

The National Cyber Security Centre’s Advice For Staying Safe When Shopping Seasonally Online

As we approach the Christmas period the NCSC would like to take this opportunity to remind people that this is a particularity active period for cyber criminals to take advantage of unsuspecting online shoppers. In the weeks approaching Christmas and with events such as “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” there is a marked increase in… Continue reading The National Cyber Security Centre’s Advice For Staying Safe When Shopping Seasonally Online

Educational, General Information

Kildare Public Participation Network Climate Action Week

Kildare PPN Climate Action Weekend 27th - 29th of November 2020 Climate Action is an increasing focus of concern for everyone. And often the solution to concern is action – this Kildare PPN Climate Action Event aims to highlight all the different ways to get involved and to feel positive about our contribution to change.… Continue reading Kildare Public Participation Network Climate Action Week

Behind the Books, Digital Resources, Digital Services, Educational, General Information

Kildare County Keep Well Campaign

The Government Plan for Living with COVID-19: Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021 highlights the important role that individual and community resilience will play in contributing to our ongoing response to COVID-19. This campaign is aimed at showing people of all ages how we can mind our own physical and mental health and wellbeing by adding healthy… Continue reading Kildare County Keep Well Campaign

Behind the Books, Children 10-12, Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, Educational, General Information

Online Halloween Science Camp with Anyone 4 Science suitable for 8-12 year olds

Tuesday 27th – Thursday 29th October at 10 – 10.45am & 12 – 12.45pm each day Get in the mood for Halloween and learn about electricity, spooky science, slime, bones, make a spooky house complete with battery operated lights and much more with this fun, hands-on science camp brought to you by Anyone 4 Science.… Continue reading Online Halloween Science Camp with Anyone 4 Science suitable for 8-12 year olds

Adult Non-fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Educational, Young Adult 16+

I am Malala: The Story of the Girl who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

Author: Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb Genre: Biography Review: Aoife Kerr Branch: Leixlip Library When the Taliban took control of Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9,2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price.… Continue reading I am Malala: The Story of the Girl who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

Educational, General Information, History

Maynooth Community Library – The Robert Emmet Plaque

By Ciara Murray, Maynooth Library As you return to the library buildings you might notice the plaque on the wall of Maynooth Community Library in honour of the people of Maynooth who fought in Robert Emmets Rising of 1803.The 1803 Rising built on the work of the failed 1798 Rebellion and groundwork began shortly after… Continue reading Maynooth Community Library – The Robert Emmet Plaque

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