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Save Money At Home: Borrow A Home Energy Kit From Your Local Library

Did you know that Kildare Libraries can help you reduce your Home energy bills?The Home Energy Saving Kit is the ultimate toolkit that helps you save energy at home. With 5 easy-to-use tools and 6 practical exercises, this kit allows you to get a better understanding of the energy usage in your home, problem areas… Continue reading Save Money At Home: Borrow A Home Energy Kit From Your Local Library

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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 County Council supports National Play Day 2021

Photo by Anastasia Shuraeva on Pexels.com National Play Day 2021 will take place from 3rd – 10th July with the aim of promoting play and recreation opportunities for children and young people all over Ireland. This year’s theme is ‘Playful Communities’ and Kildare’s Play Day event has been scheduled for Saturday 10th July 2021.  Kildare County Council will… Continue reading Kildare County Council supports National Play Day 2021

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Cruinniú na nÓg- Saturday June 12th 2021

Tomorrow is the day - A day of free creativity for children and young people Ireland is the first, and only, country in the world to have a national day of free creativity for children and young people under 18. Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland Programme’s Creative Youth Plan to enable the creative potential of… Continue reading Cruinniú na nÓg- Saturday June 12th 2021

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The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations 5th Irish Military Seminar

The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are delighted to present the programme for the 5th Irish Military Seminar, taking place online from 8th to 19th June 2021. All events are free, with the full programme and booking details available on www.kildare.ie/ehistory  irish-military-seminar-2021-scheduleDownload Talks on a diverse range of topics including World War I, Garrison Towns, Military Archives, War… Continue reading The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations 5th Irish Military Seminar

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Kildare Libraries – Open by Appointment from Monday 10th May

Kildare Library Service are pleased to announce that from today, Monday May 10th it will be possible to book a 30 minute browsing appointment for your local library at http://kildare.ie/library/OnlineBookingSystem/This visit is for browsing and lending only. It is not possible to visit the library for PC usage or studying at this time. All Kildare libraries will… Continue reading Kildare Libraries – Open by Appointment from Monday 10th May

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Spring into Storytime Events

Spring into Story Time is a celebration of reading together which runs in libraries across thecountry every April. This year Kildare Libraries will host Spring into Storytime online in April and May. We will have a mix of pre-recorded and live story telling through Zoom. All Zoom story times are free but require booking.  Photo by cottonbro… Continue reading Spring into Storytime Events

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Bealtaine Book Club in partnership with the Irish Writers Centre: Paula Meehan in conversation with Mia Gallagher

Bealtaine is Ireland’s national festival which celebrates the arts and creativity as we age. The festival is run by Age & Opportunity, the leading national development organisation improving the quality of life of people aged 50 – 100+. Age & Opportunity Arts provides opportunities for older people to be more creative more often, to create meaningful… Continue reading Bealtaine Book Club in partnership with the Irish Writers Centre: Paula Meehan in conversation with Mia Gallagher

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Bealtaine Festival Launch

Bealtaine is Ireland’s national festival which celebrates the arts and creativity as we age. The festival is run by Age & Opportunity, the leading national development organisation improving the quality of life of people aged 50 – 100+. Age & Opportunity Arts provides opportunities for older people to be more creative more often, to create meaningful… Continue reading Bealtaine Festival Launch

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Cruinniú na nÓg Cruthaím

This is your chance to represent your county and celebrate creativity as part of Cruinniú na nÓg 2021. Meangadh Fíbín, in conjunction with Cruinniú na nÓg, TG4 and Cúala4, are excited to announce the launch of a new campaign to find a creative young person from every county in Ireland, along with one young person… Continue reading Cruinniú na nÓg Cruthaím