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School Tumblebooks with I.Q.

book titleWhether you are returning to school or starting school, over the next few weeks we will be highlighting school-related stories available from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen a story called ‘I.Q., It’s Time’, written and illustrated by Mary Ann Fraser. I.Q. is the class pet but he wishes that he was a student. As Parent’s Night in the school approaches, I.Q. has an idea for a project that will amaze everyone.

School Tumblebooks with Miss Malarkey

book titleWhether you are returning to school or starting school, over the next few weeks we will be highlighting school-related stories available from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen a story called ‘Miss Malarkey Doesn’t Live in Room 10’, written by Judy Finchler and illustrated by Kevin O’Malley. This is a funny story about a boy who is sure that his teacher lives in the school and is surprised when he discovers the truth.

Borrow and Return Books and More with our Library App!

Mobile appDid you know that you can now borrow and return books and other items using the Self Service feature on the Dublin City Libraries app? Launched over three years ago, our library app has been a great way of accessing library services and your library account, finding your nearest library and checking the library catalogue. And now with even more functionality!

Inchicore Library re-opened at Richmond Barracks

Richmond Inchicore Library has re-opened at Richmond Barracks. The temporary library is now operating on a browse-and-borrow basis.

School Tumblebooks with First Day Jitters

book titleWhether you are returning to school or starting school, over the next few weeks we will be highlighting school-related stories available from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen a story called ‘First Day Jitters’, written by Julie Danneberg and illustrated by Judy Love.  Sarah is scared about starting in a new school. This is a charming story with a surprising ending.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with Too Hot? Too Cold?

book titleCelebrate summer reading with Dublin City Libraries. There are a lot of books to enjoy from our TumbleBooks collection.  Today, we have chosen a non-fiction book called ‘Too Hot? Too Cold? Keeping Body Temperature Just Right’, written by Caroline Arnold and illustrated by Annie Patterson. This fascinating book describes how humans and other animals warm-up and cool down.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with Pop’s Bridge

book titleCelebrate summer reading with Dublin City Libraries. There are a lot of books to enjoy from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen a non-fiction book called ‘Pop’s Bridge’, written by Eve Bunting and illustrated by C.F. Payne. This book tells the story of a boy’s joy and fear for his father, who is helping to build the Golden Gate Bridge.

Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Oral History, 2020 - 2021

oral historyThe Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Oral History will be offered by Dublin City Council, on Monday evenings from September 2020 until April 2021. The course consists of 70 hours part time and will equip participants with skills in the preparation and conduct of oral history projects, including best practice in the collection and archiving of oral history interviews.

Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies, 2020 - 2021

BursaryThe Lord Mayor’s Certificate in Local Studies will be offered by Dublin City Library and Archive, on Tuesday evenings from September 2020 until April 2021. Because of restrictions around COVID-19, the course will be taught online until Christmas using Zoom.

Becoming by Michelle Obama

MichelleObamaIn a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments.

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