General Information

Cruinniú na nÓg: Have Your Say

Cruinniú na nÓg, Ireland’s national day of creativity for children and young people, takes place on Saturday June 12th and the Culture and Creativity team for Kildare County Council are busy making plans.The free programme events is decided upon within County Kildare, and Creative Ireland have developed a chatbot, so we can reach out to young… Continue reading Cruinniú na nÓg: Have Your Say

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

Ireland Reads- Children’s & Young Adults eBook Suggestions

What is Ireland Reads? Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative… Continue reading Ireland Reads- Children’s & Young Adults eBook Suggestions

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

Ireland Reads Events

Have you got some time to Squeeze In A Read with us on February 25th 2021? Join us and take the pledge this February to squeeze in a read! It doesn’t matter how long you read for or what you read, it doesn’t matter whether you’re an avid reader, a reluctant reader, a lapsed reader or a new… Continue reading Ireland Reads Events

Book reviews and recommendations, Digital Resources, Digital Services, General Information

Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions Part 2

What is Ireland Reads? Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative… Continue reading Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions Part 2

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

Book reviews and recommendations, General Information, Keep Well Campaign

What is Ireland Reads?

Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative and aims to celebrate… Continue reading What is Ireland Reads?

Children 10-12, Children 6-10, General Information, Uncategorized

Children’s Photography Competition: Snap Nature in Your Garden with Athy Library

Where is the competition being held : Athy Library When is the closing date: The Closing Date is the 26th of February 2021 Who is the competition for : Children aged 7 to 11 years Here in Athy Library we would like children to celebrate Spring by going out into nature in your garden and… Continue reading Children’s Photography Competition: Snap Nature in Your Garden with Athy Library

General Information, Let's Talk About Parenting

‘Let’s Talk about Parenting’ with Kildare Library Service: Online Talks & Workshops for February 2021

Balancing Work and Family Life when Parenting Alone or Post Separation  Presented by One Family Wed 3rd Feb 7pm (via Zoom) Everyday life demands much of us, many of us have multiple roles to play in any one day, parent, sibling, friend, partner, employee, colleague to name but a few. In the pandemic we can… Continue reading ‘Let’s Talk about Parenting’ with Kildare Library Service: Online Talks & Workshops for February 2021

General Information, History, Keep Well Campaign

Walking Trails in Kildare

By Catherine Mackey, Naas Community Library Now’s the time to make a plan to #KeepWell in the months ahead and especially after all those ham and turkey Christmas sandwiches. Remember there are many things that you can do that make a big difference to how you feel. Keeping active helps to protect both our physical… Continue reading Walking Trails in Kildare

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