Children 6-12, Educational, Library services

LOTE Kids EBooks Adds More Picture-books in Different Languages

We've previously written posts about the various eServices available to library users and one for children is LOTE, or Languages Other Than English which you can read about here. What's New Last month LOTE Online for Kids released another 60+ picture books, taking the collection to 1,800+ book titles in 50+ languages! Languages in focus for this… Continue reading LOTE Kids EBooks Adds More Picture-books in Different Languages

Children Ages 0 - 5, Council Services, Educational, Library services

Last Chance to Collect Starting School Book Bags

Libraries in Ireland in conjunction with the Department for Children, Equality, Disability and Youth have been offering a bag of books and information for young people starting primary school and their families as part of the 'My Little Library Book Bag' initiative. A lot of children who are eligible to avail of this scheme have… Continue reading Last Chance to Collect Starting School Book Bags

Children 6-12, Educational, Library services

LOTE Kids Ebooks Add New Languages

We've previously written posts about the various eServices available to library users and one for children is LOTE, or Languages Other Than English which you can read about here. What's New New Languages Last month LOTE Online for Kids released another 60+ picture books, taking the collection to 1,750+ book titles in 50+ languages! Languages in focus… Continue reading LOTE Kids Ebooks Add New Languages

Children 6-12, Educational, Library services

LOTE Kids Ebooks Add New Features

We've previously written posts about the various eServices available to library users and one for children is LOTE, or Languages Other Than English which you can read about here. What's New New Languages In May, LOTE released another 40 picture books taking the collection to 1,650+ book titles in 50+ languages! Languages in focus for… Continue reading LOTE Kids Ebooks Add New Features

Educational, General Information

Andrea Ryan – Walk the Camino: Hints & Tips

In-person event at Leixlip library, Tuesday 31st May at 7pm -8pm Join us in Leixlip library for a talk to empower you to organise and plan your Camino Trip. Most Irish people are a bit daunted about heading over to start their Camino without each days accommodation booked. The goal of this talk is to… Continue reading Andrea Ryan – Walk the Camino: Hints & Tips

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!