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Bookville Project, Kilkenny


Bookville Kilkenny

Bookville Kilkenny is designed to inspire children of all ages, fuelling their imagination and enhancing access to literacy, the arts , culture and creativity across the county. Bookville provides a unique opportunity for children, families and schools to engage in an exciting and energetic programme of completely free events each year, in both rural and central locations across the county.

The festival team are delighted that so many creative figures have got on board over the past 3 years to become part of this fun filled festival. Along with a wide range of public events, Bookville also has a specialised school programme  which runs  throughout Kilkenny City & County, providing an opportunity for children to meet and learn from a range of quality cultural and literary facilitators.

The Kilkenny Arts Officer, Mary Butler says that “Bookville Festival is a unique opportunity for children and families to attend events full of fun and creativity”.

County Librarian, Josephine Coyne adds “We are delighted to be bringing these fantastic artists to Kilkenny, and hope to inspire children of all ages with our wide range of events”.

Bookville is programmed by Kilkenny County Council Library Services and Arts Office, supported by Kilkenny County Council, Creative Ireland and the Arts Council of Ireland, and KCLR96fm. Further information can be found on or by emailing Kilkenny Library services on 056 7794160, or Kilkenny Arts Office 0n 056 7794547

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