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School Tumblebooks with I Miss Franklin

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 Miss Franklin P.Shuckles’, written by Ulana Snihura and illustrated by Leanne Franson. Molly’s best friend is Franklin. At school, she hears the other children make fun of him. Afraid that they will make fun of her too, she stops being friends with Franklin. Then she starts to miss him.

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!

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.

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.

A Brief History of Dublin Coddle

CoddleA traditional Irish cold weather treat, (all year round basically in Ireland), Dublin Coddle is considered food for the working class. Dubliners will tell you coddle is best enjoyed with a pint of Guinness and plenty of soda bread to soak up the juices. It was reputedly a favourite dish of the writers Seán O'Casey and Jonathan Swift, and it appears in several references to Dublin, including the works of James Joyce.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with The Jungle Book

book titleCelebrate summer reading with Dublin City Libraries. There are a lot of books to enjoy from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen an e-book called ‘The Jungle Book’, written by Rudyard Kipling. This is the classic story of Mowgli, a lost boy raised by wolves in the jungles of India.

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