Book reviews and recommendations

Top 4 Irish titles for Children, Young Adults & Adults on Bolinda Borrowbox

By Lorraine Connolly, Leixlip Library Lá Fhéile Pádraig sona duit! We hope you had a wonderful St. Patrick's Day yesterday from all of us here in Leixlip library. To celebrate the day that was in it and to keep the celebrations of all things Irish going a little longer I thought I would gather a… Continue reading Top 4 Irish titles for Children, Young Adults & Adults on Bolinda Borrowbox

Book reviews and recommendations, Young Adult 12-15

The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Author: Patrick Ness Genre: Young Adult Ages 12+ Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr Branch: Leixlip Library What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you're like Mikey? Who… Continue reading The Rest of Us Just Live Here

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

Am I Normal Yet?

Authur: Holly Bourne Genre: Young Adult Reviewed by: Aoife Kerr, Leixlip Library All Evie wants is to be normal. She’s almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as the girl-who-went-crazy. She’s even going to parties and making friends. There’s only one thing left to tick off her list....… Continue reading Am I Normal Yet?

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

Top 5 Books For Young Adults In May

List compiled by: Orla O'Brien , Kildare Town Library 1. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton What defines a family? That is the underlying question in the life of Pony Boy Curtis. When his parents die in a car wreck, he comes to depend on the love, friendship and support of his two older brothers and… Continue reading Top 5 Books For Young Adults In May

Digital Resources

Online Resources & Activities For Teens & More

By: Niamh, Leixlip Library Authors Sharing Stuff Sarah Crossan is posting live Instagram videos about poetry, don't worry if you missed them you can take a look at the back catalogue here. Sarah reads poetry in these posts and breaks down poetry to give teens the tools to think for themselves when reading poetry for… Continue reading Online Resources & Activities For Teens & More