One of the key parts of the current National Libraries Strategy is to promote life-long learning and a nice way to wet your appetite for this is to do a short course on Kildare Libraries free e-service Universal Class. This is a service you can sign up to with just your library barcode and doesn’t… Continue reading A Look at The Library eResources – Universal Class
The Children’s Book Festival will be celebrated throughout October in Kildare Libraries as part of a national celebration. The Children’s Book Festival aims to spread the enjoyment of books and reading among children and families and connect the public to authors and illustrators both in classrooms and online.Below are the list of events running for… Continue reading Lots of Great Children’s Events in October at the Children’s Book Festival
Earlier this week, there was a blog post about getting started on Britannica and you can read more about this here. This post will go into a bit more detail about the special features for Student and Junior levels. Features at Student Level: An important thing to note is that as well as providing useful… Continue reading A Look at The Library eResources – Britannica Part 2
School and third level education is back in session, and libraries have much to offer in support of learning, with a long list of free online resources for library users. To take a look at all of the e-resources, head to the Kildare Libraries Website. This post will specifically focus on Britannica Encyclopedia and how… Continue reading A Look at The Library eResources – Britannica Part 1
Summer Stars is a summer reading programme that includes participants from ages 5-12 all across Ireland. Even while libraries were partially closed in 2020 it continued to be a popular programme and Summer 2021 saw a huge amount of young people in Kildare using their libraries again and joining the challenge. Summer Stars was easy… Continue reading It’s Time for Kildare Children to Collect Their Summer Stars Certificates!
Change to Service Arrangements at Kildare Libraries Kildare Library Service is pleased to announce that from this week, it will be possible to use computers at all our libraries by appointment. Please book your 50 minute session http://kildare.ie/library/OnlineBookingSystem/Print, scan and copy services will also be available. Appointments for browsing and borrowing will also extend to 60 minutes from… Continue reading Kildare Libraries Re-Introduce Increased Capacity and PC Facilities