Children's Book Festival

Beyond The Book : Kildare Young Reader’s Festival Events May 2021

Beyond the Book, Kildare’s Young Readers Festival, takes place from 15th to the 29th May 2021, and for a second year running, all events take place online. The festival aims to encourage reading and a love of literature through fun events and activities that go Beyond the Book!The schools programme for 2021 features Bex Shelford (Be an… Continue reading Beyond The Book : Kildare Young Reader’s Festival Events May 2021

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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 http://kildare.ie/library/OnlineBookingSystem/This 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

Adult Fiction, Behind the Books, Book reviews and recommendations

Star Wars – The Rise Of Skywalker

Author: Rae Carson Genre: Adult Fiction (Sci-fi, Fantasy) Reviewed by: Aoife, Newbridge library Witness the epic final chapter of the Skywalker saga with the official novelization of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, including expanded scenes and additional content not seen in theaters!  The Resistance has been reborn. The spark of rebellion is rekindling across the galaxy.… Continue reading Star Wars – The Rise Of Skywalker

Digital Library Resources, Digital Resources, Digital Services, Educational

Kildare Library Services – eServices Webshow

Take some time to learn about the e-services available to you for free through your local Kildare Library Service. Our successful classes last week taught users how to access eBooks and eAudiobooks, online classes and digital newspapers. Join us on Zoom this week to learn about our Music streaming service Freegal and or how to… Continue reading Kildare Library Services – eServices Webshow

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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

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Kildare Library Service – Change to Service Arrangements

Following the announcement from Government, that the entire country is to be moved to level 3 ‘with modifications’ of Recovery and Resilience 2020-2021: Plan for Living with Covid-19, the following arrangements will now be in place for Kildare Libraries from Tuesday 1st December. Open by AppointmentKildare Libraries in Athy, Celbridge, Kildare, Leixlip, Maynooth, Naas and… Continue reading Kildare Library Service – Change to Service Arrangements

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, General Information

Kildare Library Housebound Service

Following the announcement from Government, that the entire country is to be elevated to level 5 of Recovery and Resilience 2020-2021: Plan for Living with Covid-19, it is not possible to visit Kildare Libraries for browsing, PC appointments or Contact and Collect Services at this time. Additionally, it is not possible to return library items… Continue reading Kildare Library Housebound Service

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

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Summer Stars Party & Prizes

As the Summer draws to a close and everyone is headed back to school, here at Kildare Libraries we wanted to talk to you all about all that Summer reading you did over the last few months. At the start of the Summer many of you will have picked up your Summer Stars Reading card… Continue reading Summer Stars Party & Prizes