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, Children 10-12, Children 6-10, Children Ages 0 - 5, Children's Book Festival

Kildare Libraries Children’s Book Festival – Bringing the events to you this midterm break

By Ciara Hogan, Maynooth Every October, Kildare Libraries helps to celebrate the Children’s book festival with a jam-packed month full of great events in schools and in our library branches.  The Childrens Book Festival helps spread the enjoyment of books and reading with children and families all over Ireland with the support of authors, illustrators,… Continue reading Kildare Libraries Children’s Book Festival – Bringing the events to you this midterm break

General Information

National Heritage Week-August 2020

By Elaine Patterson, Newbridge Branch/Headquarters. National Heritage Week will take place during the 15th to 23rd August. This year’s theme for Nation Heritage Week is “Heritage and Education: Learning from our Heritage”. Because of the Covid-19 restrictions, this year will be different, with the Heritage Council asking communities to undertake projects that explore a topic… Continue reading National Heritage Week-August 2020

Adult Fiction, Behind the Books, Book reviews and recommendations

The 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist

By: Amye Quigley The 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction shortlist has been announced. Founded in 1996, this is the 25th year of the prize which awards £30,000 to the winning author. The Women's Prize was set up "to celebrate originality, accessibility & excellence in writing" by women. The shortlisted authors and books are as follows:… Continue reading The 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist