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The Glass Room Exhibition Curated by Tactical Tech

Running from May 6th to May 31st in Celbridge Library Gallery & Naas Library Gallery, during normal opening hours. Exhibition is walk in, with no boking required. Suitable for teenagers and adults. What happens when we increasingly rely on social media and the web for nearly all our information? What information do we see, and… Continue reading The Glass Room Exhibition Curated by Tactical Tech

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Kildare Biodiversity Week Activities

Welcome to National Biodiversity Week 2022! Explore the rich variety of life in Ireland this May with a host of wonderful events and activities for the whole family. National Biodiversity Week 13th - 22nd May 2022 is all about connecting people with nature. It's about communicating the importance of biodiversity and motivating people to play their… Continue reading Kildare Biodiversity Week Activities

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Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 5

Welcome to week 5 of Cli- Fi Friday Cli-Fi, we are back at it after the Easter break. We hope you enjoyed our last recommendations post. This week we thought you might enjoy some more non-fiction titles. Looking to dive in? Eight more weeks of Cli- Fi Friday remaining where we will post some new… Continue reading Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 5

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Hello, How are you? Campaign April 7th 

For a nation of great talkers, how do we really ask and really listen?  Hello, How Are You? is a simple yet effective mental health promotion campaign developed by Mental Health Ireland, that encourages people to say ‘Hello’ and ask ‘How, Are You?’ The concept of the Hello, How are you? Campaign is to ask… Continue reading Hello, How are you? Campaign April 7th 

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Kildare Libraries Reader in Residence Bursary

Kildare County Council Library Service, with the support of Kildare’s Creative Ireland programme, seeks to award a bursary for a Reader in Residence. This is an exciting opportunity to work with young people in Kildare Libraries in 2022. Reading  and literacy are at the heart of the public library service in Kildare.  Kildare County Council Library Service is… Continue reading Kildare Libraries Reader in Residence Bursary

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Squeeze in a Read for ‘Ireland Reads’

Libraries throughout County Kildare are taking part in ‘Ireland Reads’, a campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a National Day of Reading on Friday, 25th February, where everyone will be asked to ‘squeeze in a read’ for ‘Ireland Reads’ Day. Libraries in Kildare and around the country… Continue reading Squeeze in a Read for ‘Ireland Reads’

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Access LOTE (Languages Other Than English) Online for Kids

Kildare Libraries have a 6-month trial of LOTE Online for Kids, an online database of digital books in World languages, that allows children to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English) both in the library and at home. The digital picture books are available in multiple languages and in English translation… Continue reading Access LOTE (Languages Other Than English) Online for Kids

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Huddle In For a Festive Story-Time and Get Some Book Gift Ideas This Saturday

Winter Wonder Tales with StoryGate - Family storytelling session on 4th of December at 11am Huddle together for this online cosy story time. German storyteller Simone Schuemmelfeder from StoryGate will spread the joy of Christmas with heart-warming stories for the whole family! Listen to her story STARS INSIDE about a little girl's journey to find… Continue reading Huddle In For a Festive Story-Time and Get Some Book Gift Ideas This Saturday

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Last Chance to get Tickets for Live Events at Riverbank this Weekend!

In mid September, the blog announced the list of live events that would be occurring at Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge as part of this year's Kildare Readers Festival. The main events are coming up this weekend and the last remaining spaces are filling up fast. The line-up includes some interesting performance based events. Details… Continue reading Last Chance to get Tickets for Live Events at Riverbank this Weekend!

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Event Notice : Walk the Camino – Cut out the Middleman with Andrea Ryan

Thursday 15th July, 7:30pm via Zoom  Many Irish Pilgrims choose to get Camino Specialists to book their accommodation for them which ends up costing hundreds of euro. The goal of this talk is to give Irish Pilgrims the knowledge and advice needed to walk the Camino without paying lots of money.  Andrea Ryan is passionate… Continue reading Event Notice : Walk the Camino – Cut out the Middleman with Andrea Ryan