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10th Oct 2024
to 16th Oct 2024

Age Range
0-4 , 5-8 and/or 9-12

Mayfair Library,

Parliament Street,

Bookville Festival 2024

Bookville Festival 2024 invites families and children aged 0 to 12 years on an exhilarating adventure! This vibrant celebration of creativity and imagination, proudly presented by the Kilkenny Library Service and the Arts Office, welcomes kids of all abilities with open arms.

Dive into a world where the finest contemporary children’s authors and illustrators from Ireland and the UK come to life. Our diverse lineup of events includes reading, writing, storytelling, comedy, illustration, drama, music, visual arts, and even features the Irish, Polish, and Irish Sign Languages.

Mark your calendars for the 8th annual Bookville Festival, set to dazzle from October 10th to 16th, 2024. This year’s festivities include:

  • Bookville Festival Book
  • In-Person Workshops
  • Virtual Workshops
  • Bookville Exhibition
  • Online Videos
Pre-booking by online form or email & with library branches via email or phone.

All equipment is provided.

People will be able to access links and further information through:


Venues will be scheduled closer to the time and advertised accordingly.  Across the 8 libraries across county Kilkenny.

Phone: 056 779 4530

Stay tuned to:

  • Bookville website
  • Launch event
  • Social media; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter.
  • Local press and radio

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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