Adult Non-fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Kildare Climate Fiction Series

Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 7

Welcome to week 7 of Cli- Fi Friday Cli-Fi, we hope you enjoyed our last recommendations. This week we thought you might enjoy some more non fiction titles. Looking to dive in? Six more weeks of Cli- Fi Friday remaining where we will post some new recommendations for you to sink your teeth into. Here… Continue reading Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 7

Kildare Climate Fiction Series

Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 6

Welcome to week 6 of Cli- Fi Friday Cli-Fi, we hope you enjoyed our last recommendations. This week we thought you might enjoy some more fiction titles. Looking to dive in? Six more weeks of Cli- Fi Friday remaining where we will post some new recommendations for you to sink your teeth into. Here are… Continue reading Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads Week 6

Educational, General Information

Andrea Ryan – Walk the Camino: Hints & Tips

In-person event at Leixlip library, Tuesday 31st May at 7pm -8pm Join us in Leixlip library for a talk to empower you to organise and plan your Camino Trip. Most Irish people are a bit daunted about heading over to start their Camino without each days accommodation booked. The goal of this talk is to… Continue reading Andrea Ryan – Walk the Camino: Hints & Tips

Library services

Sow for Ukraine Sunflower Planting Afternoon

Thursday 19th May at 3pm in Leixlip Library Join Jean in Leixlip Library's Sensory Garden for sunflower story time and a little bit of gardening. Sow a sunflower to take home in support of the Irish Red Cross Sow Now Ukraine appeal. Suitable for ages 2-6 years. Book your place at this free event via… Continue reading Sow for Ukraine Sunflower Planting Afternoon

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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

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15, Young Adult 14+, Young Adult 16+

Orla’s YA Book of the Month

Title: Frozen Charlotte Author: Alex Bell Genre: Young Adult, Horror. Review by: Orla (Kildare Town Library) If you are easily scared then this book is not for you! However, if you are a Horror fan, and love a good psychological thriller, then read on. This is easily one of the creepiest books I’ve ever read. The twists weren’t obvious… Continue reading Orla’s YA Book of the Month

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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 

Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Kildare Climate Fiction Series

Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads

Welcome to week 4 of Cli- Fi Friday Cli-Fi, we hope you enjoyed last weeks recommendations. This week we thought you might enjoy some more fiction titles. Looking to dive in? Eight more weeks of Cli- Fi Friday remaining where we will post some new recommendations for you to sink your teeth into. Here are… Continue reading Climate Fiction (Cli-Fi) Friday: Recommended Reads

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

Kildare Library & Open Source Resources For Ukrainian Nationals

Kildare Libraries would like to welcome Ukrainian refugees arriving in Ireland. Here in the Kildare Library service we welcome you to our country and to our library service. Our libraries are warm, safe and inclusive spaces and are free to use by all. Please drop in to your local library and ask about joining or… Continue reading Kildare Library & Open Source Resources For Ukrainian Nationals

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 16+

Orla’s Book of the Month

Title: Heartstopper Volume 1 Author: Alice Oseman Genre: LGBTQIA, Comic, Young Adult Ages 15-17. Review by: Orla (Kildare Town Library) The name Heartstopper suits this comic series very well. It is done so exquisitely you sometimes think your heart will stop or skip a beat. The tender story is achingly hard to read at times. It tugs at your… Continue reading Orla’s Book of the Month