Dublin City Libraries open for 'Browse and Borrow'
4 May 2021
From Monday, May 10, sixteen Dublin City libraries are open for browsing and borrowing from Monday to Saturday. At this point of a phased re-opening there will be no seating for reading or studying, and users are encouraged to keep their visit as short as possible, and to use the self-service kiosks or library app to issue and return items.
A number of books about motherhood published in recent years are taking a different slant. Avni Doshi’s debut Burnt Sugar made the 2020 Booker shortlist with its stunning portrayal of ambivalent motherhood, while Blue Ticket by Sophie Mackintosh examined parental longing.
Soccer is more than just a game. On Borrowbox there is a wide range of eBooks and eAudiobooks available at the click of a button. They will keep you entertained for hours. Here is a selection of what is available on Manchester United F.C. and its players.
If you are a soccer fan or if you just love sport in general, there are loads of books on Borrowbox that may be of interest to you. If you are soccer crazy like me, then you can delve into the history of players or clubs. Here is a selection of what is available on Liverpool F.C. and its players.
My Top Ten: a selection of some great factual titles
As adult non-fiction buyer for Dublin City Libraries, a key part of my role is to comb through the staggering annual publishing output of new adult non-fiction releases, across all the genres, to pluck out the ‘gems’ among them, and ensure they are available for our library patrons.
Travel books that will give you serious wanderlust
Level 3 restrictions might make the world seem smaller but there are plenty of ways to scratch that travel itch without leaving your home. These books set around the world will tide you over until it's finally time to dust off your passport.
Humans have a thing called a learning bias. No matter how wise a saying is, we are much more apt to accept it as true if we trust the source. Not only that, but we're fascinated by ultimate truths that spur us into action.