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Summer Stars Tumble Books with A Ticket Around the World

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 ‘A Ticket Around the World’, written by Natalia Diaz and Melissa Owens and illustrated by Kim Smith. Join a young boy as he travels the world meeting his friends and introducing us to interesting facts about each country that he visits.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with Monet Paints a Day

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 ‘Monet Paints a Day’, written by Julie Danneberg and illustrated by Caitlin Heimerl. This book tells the story of what happened when artist Claude Monet was so engrossed painting a seaside arch that he forgot to watch the incoming tide.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with Best Friend Trouble

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 picture book called ‘Best Friend Trouble’, written by Frances Itani and illustrated by Geneviève Després. This is a story about best friends Hannah and Lizzy.  Hannah is tired of feeling second best to Lizzy but she doesn’t realise that Lizzy sometimes feels that way too.  Can they understand each other and become friends again?

Creative Hubs – Join in

Thomas JohnsonJoin up for an amazing experience at our Creative Hubs this summer. These events can be booked online at Ballyfermot, Cabra and Coolock libraries and provide children and families with high quality arts experiences for free.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with Treasure Island

book titleCelebrate summer reading with Dublin City Libraries. There are a lot of books to enjoy from our TumbleBooks collection. Today, we have chosen ‘Treasure Island’, written by Robert Louis Stevenson. In this swashbuckling adventure, young Jim Hawkins has a treasure map and attempts to find the treasure ahead of a crew of ruthless pirates.

Borrow and Return Items using the 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!

Computer Access in Browse-and-Collect Libraries

computeeUpdate (24th July): You can now access computers in the following branch libraries:

Ballyfermot, Ballymun, Cabra, Coolock, Pearse St., Raheny, Rathmines and Walkinstown libraries. Unfortunately social distancing requirements mean computers cannot be put into service in Pembroke library at this time.

Note: Free WiFi available in all our 'Browse-and-Collect' libraries.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with Adam Wreck

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 graphic novel called ‘Adam Wreck and the Kalosian Space Pirate’, written and illustrated by Michael S. Bracco. For two years, Adam has been travelling through the universe with his parents when they are attacked by alien pirates.

The Collector by John Fowles

book titleWithdrawn, uneducated and unloved, Frederick collects butterflies and takes photographs. He is obsessed with a beautiful stranger, the art student Miranda. When he wins the pools he buys a remote Sussex house and calmly abducts Miranda, believing she will grow to love him in time. Alone and desperate, Miranda must struggle to overcome her own prejudices and contempt if she is understand her captor, and so gain her freedom.

Summer Stars Tumble Books with The Salmon Bears

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 ‘The Salmon Bears: Giants of the Great Bear Rainforest’, written by Ian McAllister and Nicholas Read. This book is all about the Great Bear Rainforest in Canada and the different types of bears that live there.

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