Children learn through play, and it is a vital part of development of language, literacy, and numeracy skills so with this in mind we have lots of fun events for Early Years over the coming months across Kildare Libraries. Each month you and your little ones can now look forward to a variety of free… Continue reading Early Years Events at Kildare Libraries September 2022
Category: Children Ages 0 – 5
Last Chance to Collect Starting School Book Bags
Libraries in Ireland in conjunction with the Department for Children, Equality, Disability and Youth have been offering a bag of books and information for young people starting primary school and their families as part of the 'My Little Library Book Bag' initiative. A lot of children who are eligible to avail of this scheme have… Continue reading Last Chance to Collect Starting School Book Bags
Small Steps to Literacy Videos Launched
Kildare Library Service, Wicklow County Council Library Services & County Kildare LEADER Partnership now invite you to view our brand new 'Small Steps to Literacy' videos. Children learn early literacy skills from their parents in the years before they start school. Not every parent finds it easy to help their child develop and learn new… Continue reading Small Steps to Literacy Videos Launched
Even More Family Events Happening This Weekend!
Festive Fun with Lámh workshop Friday 10th December at 6.30pm via Zoom This December enjoy Family time at Kildare Libraries with Deirdre ~ Senior Speech & Language Therapist & Lámh Tutor. Join us on Zoom in the comfort of your home for a fun filled Christmas evening with Sing & Sign Christmas songs, a special… Continue reading Even More Family Events Happening This Weekend!
Tons of Family Fun With Your Library this December!
Every December, libraries in Kildare host a special programme of events that gets all the family involved, called Family Time at Your Library. The staff from each of the main libraries have been working hard putting together a mix of online events for you for this years programme. There's even two as Gaeilge in-person nature… Continue reading Tons of Family Fun With Your Library this December!
Even more Online Library Events in November
Events For Children Weekly Story-time with Maynooth Library Staff - Fridays 10am / 2-5 years old Join the Staff of Maynooth Library for some storytelling and nursery rhymes! Please be aware thata parent/guardian must be present for the duration of the event.Booking via Eventbrite. Friday 05th November.Friday 12th November Friday 19th NovemberFriday 26th November Gymboree - Music for… Continue reading Even more Online Library Events in November
Summer Stars July 2021 Events Leixlip Library
Zoom Events for Leixlip Library Hungry Caterpillar Art Workshop for 2-5 Year Olds Thursday 15th July at 10am Join Janet from Gymboree Celbridge for Art & Craft fun for 2 to 5 years old! All children benefit from an opportunity to be creative! Children will explore different mediums and textures, supporting sensory input, fine motor,… Continue reading Summer Stars July 2021 Events Leixlip Library
Spring into Storytime Events
Spring into Story Time is a celebration of reading together which runs in libraries across thecountry every April. This year Kildare Libraries will host Spring into Storytime online in April and May. We will have a mix of pre-recorded and live story telling through Zoom. All Zoom story times are free but require booking. Photo by cottonbro… Continue reading Spring into Storytime Events
Rua’s December Recommended Reads
December is chock-a-block with important days to mark, from famous birthdays to days that are made for embracing Migrants, Minorities and people with Disabilities. Not to mention of course the big days, like the December Solstice, Hanukkah and Christmas Day. Rua thought he should share his favourite BorrowBox picks marking all these interesting dates with… Continue reading Rua’s December Recommended Reads
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