South Dublin County Libraries - Blogs
Below is a list of the bookclub blogs associated with some of our branches. The blogs include details of the books being read for the upcoming bookclub sessions, recommendations by staff and readers, local news and events and past reads.
You can add your comments and your top reads by contacting the staff in the relevant branches who administer the blogs. They will be delighted to add your content.
Just click on the links below to enter the blog and a new world of reading.
YAPS! - The South Dublin Teen Reading Blog is an exciting new blog - a teen reading blognificence - created and managed by library staff who are passionate about young adult (YA)literature. If you want YA recommendations or to find titles for your teen, then YAPS! is THE blog.
News and snippets of local interest concerning the South Dublin County area.
The County Library film club meets on the last Thursday of the month in the County Library, Tallaght , with occasional in-between screenings during the year to complement library events or festivals. The library staff running the club are film buffs and aim to show movies that are "golden oldies", "slow burners" or just fine movies.
South Dublin Libraries' annual celebration of books, literatures and authors. the festival runs over a week with lots of events, author readings, workshops and the annual Readers' Day.
For all details, news, competitions, programme and author information, go to the festival website.
TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. South Dublin County Libraries run a TEDx event once a year and show live broadcasts of other international TED events at various times throughout the year.
For people who love libraries and everything about them and about the people who are library champions
What do Bressie, the Dublin team and Eoin Colfer have in common?
They are all champions for reading!
Singers, runners, footballers, and actors are among the well known personalities to give their support to www.readingchampions.ie a new website which promotes positive role models for children’s reading.
The Reading Champions website, www.readingchampions.ie, is an initiative of a group of librarians from six different local authorities
who asked famous writers, sportspeople and celebrities to say what reading means to them and to become ambassadors for children’s reading.