Behind the Books, Book reviews and recommendations

Authors Cethan Leahy and Moïra Fowley-Doyle’s Teen Recommendations

As part of the Ireland Reads series of events with Kildare Libraries, Maynooth Library hosted a Young Adult panel on ‘Books Worth Living For’. The session hosted two wonderful Irish authors for teens, Cethan Leahy and Moïra Fowley-Doyle who shared some of the YA fiction they recommended for getting through lockdown and beyond. Ranging from… Continue reading Authors Cethan Leahy and Moïra Fowley-Doyle’s Teen Recommendations

Behind the Books

Ireland Reads: Author visit with Adiba Jaigirdar

Friday, 26th February, 3pm To continue our Ireland Reads celebration Kildare County Libraries have organised a fantastic event with author Adiba Jaigirdar. Adiba will talk about her acclaimed novel Henna Wars, which is like When Dimple Met Rishi meets Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda in this rom com about two teen girls with rival henna businesses. Synopsis… Continue reading Ireland Reads: Author visit with Adiba Jaigirdar

Book reviews and recommendations

What Should I Read?

By Elaine Patterson, Newbridge Headquarters Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you want to read, but you don’t know what you want to read except that it’s not one of your favourites but something new? Finding new reading material can be daunting, especially with the overwhelming number of authors, both new and… Continue reading What Should I Read?

Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, General Information

Ireland Reads- Children’s & Young Adults eBook Suggestions

What is Ireland Reads? Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative… Continue reading Ireland Reads- Children’s & Young Adults eBook Suggestions

Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, General Information

Ireland Reads Events

Have you got some time to Squeeze In A Read with us on February 25th 2021? Join us and take the pledge this February to squeeze in a read! It doesn’t matter how long you read for or what you read, it doesn’t matter whether you’re an avid reader, a reluctant reader, a lapsed reader or a new… Continue reading Ireland Reads Events

Book reviews and recommendations, Digital Resources, Digital Services, General Information

Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions Part 2

What is Ireland Reads? Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative… Continue reading Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions Part 2

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions

What is Ireland Reads? Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25th.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative… Continue reading Ireland Reads- Adult Digital eBook Suggestions

Book reviews and recommendations

Some Chinese New Year Inspired Picks

Post By Dolores, Celbridge Library With Chinese New Year just around the corner, why not check out some of these contemporary eBooks and audiobooks with a Chinese connection on our free app BorrowBox? Who knows you might even select one of these titles to read along with us on Ireland Reads Day February 25th 2021.… Continue reading Some Chinese New Year Inspired Picks

Book reviews and recommendations, General Information, Keep Well Campaign

What is Ireland Reads?

Ireland Reads is a new campaign to get the whole country reading this month in the lead up to a national day of reading on Thursday, February 25.  Irish libraries have teamed up with publishers, booksellers, authors and others for the campaign which is part of the government Keep Well initiative and aims to celebrate… Continue reading What is Ireland Reads?