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Dates
21st May 2022
to 18th Jun 2022

Age Range
All ages

Venue
Clane Library

Kildare Reader In Residence - Clane Library

Kildare Library Service with support from Creative Ireland, are delighted to announce our inaugural Reader in Residence, Emma-Jane Leeson.

Emma-Jane is a children’s writer based in County Kildare and author of the popular Johnny Magory series. Reading and literacy are at the heart of the public library service in Kildare and the public library strategy, Our Public Libraries 2022 – Inspiring, Connecting and Empowering Communities. Kildare Library Service is committed to developing the role of the library as a centre for culture and learning, with programmes and projects that meet individual and community needs.

The Reader- in -Residence will deliver a programme of activities designed to promote literacy, storytelling and foster a habit and enjoyment of reading and library usage in children aged 5-12 and their families at our 8 part-time libraries throughout Kildare in 2022.

Emma will host storytelling in Clane Library every second Saturday from May 21st - June 18th

Contact Clane Library for more details clanelib@kildarecoco.ie 

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

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