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Monthly Bulletin for March 2011 @ Newbridge Community Library

Posted Date: 8 March 2011

Children's Events

Bisto Children's Book Club for 8-12yrs

starts end of March-May

A book club is being set up to follow the Bisto Children's book of the year nominations. The children will read up to 10 of the shortlisted books during the months of April and May and review and vote for their favorite at the end. A certificate of participation will be awarded in June once the results have been announced. The book club will be held on Wednesdays from3.30-4pm. Sign up at the desk of Ph. 045448353.


Children's Book Club for 6-8yrs- Bizzy Bees

Tuesday 8th March @ 3.30pm

Our children's book club for 5 to 8yrs is still open for members. They meet the second Tuesday of the month from 3.30-4pm. At the moment they are reading "Ice Dreams" by Grace wells.



Adult Events

"Who do you think you are" Exhibition

Tuesday 15th-16th March


This exhibition is based on the 1st series of "who do you think you are" on RTE. It includes information on how to trace your family tree as well as covering each participant in the series. There will also be a talk by Mario Corrigan (Ass. Librarian/Local Historian) and Karel Kiely (Genealogist) re. tracing your family tree-date to be confirmed.


Reading by Author Lissa Oliver incl. Q&A session

Saturday 26th March 10.30am-11.30am


Horseracing Journalist and Author Lissa Oliver will be visiting Newbridge Library on 26th March to do a reading from her latest novel "Chantily Dawns". Set in the famous racing town of the same name outside Paris, the story entails a psychological rite of passage for Marcel Dessaint, a French Jockey whose life abruptly falls apart when he loses his racing licence. Lissa will also give advice to budding novelists on the writing process and how to het published.


Adult Book Club

Tuesday 15th March @ 7pm

This month our book club are reading "The Italian Matchmaker" by Santa Montefiore. New members are welcome just pick the book up at the desk and come along!

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