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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 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


Children’s Non Fiction: The Vicious Vikings

Title: Horrible Histories – The Vicious Vikings Author: Terry Deary Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Aoife, Newbridge library The Vikings were fearsome seafaring warriors with big boats, big shields and enormous ginger beards. This much you probably know. But do you know... * Why the vicious Vikings had names like Fat-thighs, Oaf and Stinking? * How to build… Continue reading Children’s Non Fiction: The Vicious Vikings


A Guarded Life

Author: Majella Moynihan with Aoife Kelleher Genre: Adult Non-Fiction Review by: Mairead Monasterevin Library Synopsis: In 1984, Majella Moynihan was a fresh-faced young garda recruit when she gave birth to a baby boy. Charged with breaching An Garda Síochána's disciplinary rules - for having premarital sex with another guard, becoming pregnant, and having a child… Continue reading A Guarded Life

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Houseplants and Well Being

by : Adrian ForanNaas Community Library According to Study NASA's Clean Air Study which was designed to find ways to clean the airin sealed space stations, plants can be effective in absorbing carbon dioxide, releasingoxygen into the air, and removing pollutants like benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene. These chemicals can become concentrated in the home and… Continue reading Houseplants and Well Being


A Favourite Author

Author:  Isabel Allende  Genre:  Adult Fiction - Historical Fiction  Review by Eibhlín, Kildare Town Library About Isabel- A bestselling author andNew York Times bestseller. Isabel wasborn in Peru and raised in Chile, she is the author of nine novels, including Inès of My Soul,Daughter of Fortune, and Portrait in Sepia. She has also written a collection of… Continue reading A Favourite Author

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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


Whiskers, Feathers and Fur, Veterinary Tales

Author: Austin Donnelly Genre: Non-Fiction. Humorous , Animals and Agriculture Review by: Ann, Athy Library Synopsis: Compelling and wonderfully descriptive, Austin recalls his life experiences as a veterinarian travelling the globe, from his native Ireland to the far reaches of Australia and New Zealand. REVIEW: I love to read about the experiences of people in… Continue reading Whiskers, Feathers and Fur, Veterinary Tales


PRESS RELEASE 17th November 2020

SIGNING OF CONTRACT FOR THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF NAAS TOWN HALL AS A VIBRANT LIBRARY AND CULTURAL CENTRE Peter Carey, Chief Executive, Kildare County Council today signed the contract with Duggan Lynch Ltd. for the construction phase of the re-development of Naas Town Hall. This development of a new Library and Cultural… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE 17th November 2020


Lets Talk About Parenting Programme & November Events

About The Programme About the "Lets Talk About Parenting" programme. These events are brought to you as part of the Lets talk about Parenting Online! Programme with Kildare Libraries to help support parents and also professionals working with children and young people. They have been organised by Kildare Library Service with support from the following… Continue reading Lets Talk About Parenting Programme & November Events


The Children’s Book Festival Autumn 2020

What Is The Children's Book Festival? The annual Children’s Book Festival helps spread the enjoyment of books and reading among children and families, authors and illustrators, teachers and librarians all over Ireland. Join us as we celebrate books, stories and creativity in Kildare this October.  1. Online events at home 2. Events for Schools 3.… Continue reading The Children’s Book Festival Autumn 2020