Storytime, TTT- Toys Technology & Training

Toys Technology and Training 2020

Online Talks and Workshops The series of talks and workshops for this year's Toys Technology and Training Programme has moved online! Visit our TTT video channel on Vimeo to view recorded talks, presentations and storytimes, with new content added regularly. We have chosen a selection of our favourite videos on our channel for you to… Continue reading Toys Technology and Training 2020

Behind the Books, Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, Storytime

‘Adapting Malory Towers’ Online Screenwriting Workshop with Richie Conroy For ages 8-12 years

Have you ever wondered how books are adapted into screenplays? Would you like to find out how to write screenplays so you and your friends could make your own movies? This interactive workshop will examine the recent BBC series Malory Towers and the original novel from Enid Blyton and how the writers adapted the first… Continue reading ‘Adapting Malory Towers’ Online Screenwriting Workshop with Richie Conroy For ages 8-12 years

Behind the Books, Book reviews and recommendations, Children 10-12, Children 6-10, Children Ages 0 - 5, Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, General Information, Storytime

Summer Stars 2020 at Kildare Libraries

By Niamh, Leixlip library How to Join the Summer Reading Programme! To sign up, just call in to your local branch for a reading card or download one by clicking the button below. Summer reading card If you’re not a member of the library yet, you can give your local branch a call to sign… Continue reading Summer Stars 2020 at Kildare Libraries

Behind the Books, Storytime

Megan Wynne: 15 Years and 15 Minutes on the Road to Publication

By Richard Meagher, Naas Library Megan Wynne’s journey to becoming a published author was not a straightforward one. Having spent 15 years submitting her novels to various publishers in search of a publishing deal, Megan became disheartened by the industry and had succumbed to the resignation that a publishing deal was beyond her reach. That… Continue reading Megan Wynne: 15 Years and 15 Minutes on the Road to Publication

Children 6-10, Children Ages 0 - 5, Storytime

Getting The Most Out Of Storytime – Tips For Reading Together With Your Child

By Richard, Naas Library The benefits of reading to your child are widely known, but sometimes storytelling can be a challenge. You might feel overwhelmed by the array of books to choose from, or perhaps you find it hard to keep your child’s attention. Here’s some pointers for you to follow at home.  Choosing a… Continue reading Getting The Most Out Of Storytime – Tips For Reading Together With Your Child

Book reviews and recommendations, Children 6-10, Children Ages 0 - 5, Storytime, Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Books For Ages 5-7 Years

Genre: Children's Fiction Compiled by: Louise, Kildare Library Having both a 5 and a 7 year old, I find myself always looking for the next book to read at bedtime that will suit them. Here are some of the ones that they have enjoyed most, as either books to read by themselves (the 7 year… Continue reading Top Ten Books For Ages 5-7 Years