Summer Stars

The Summer Stars reading adventure runs over the summer holidays in  your local library .There are free events from coding , lego to crafting, slime making  and  interactive  history shows . There will also be free craft bags to collect. So why not drop into your local library and sign up today!All you have to do is register at your local library and read 8 books during the Summer.

It’s for children up to 12 years and absolutely FREE!

When you register you will get a reading card and a Summer  Stars drawstring bag.  Everyone who completes the challenge will  receive a Summer  Stars Certificate and Medal at the end of the Summer



Library Storystroll


Join local children’s author Donna Mills during  2023 for the library Summer Storystroll.

Donna’s first publication, What Can I Do, has been been brought to life on a series of storyboards throughout parks and outdoor areas in the below libraries. These give children from ages 0-8 the chance to engage with the story.

This colourful trail will encourage reading, storytelling, literacy, and play during the summer months, and will be displayed in other public parks and amenities throughout the season.

Branch Location Dates
Portlaoise The Peoples Park Sat 10th June to Thurs 31st Aug 2023
Mountmellick Library railings and Garden Tues 13th June to Sat 15th Jul 2023
Mountrath Mountrath Amenity Park Mon 12th June to Sat 15th Jul 2023
Rathdowney Mon 26th June to Sat 22nd July 2023
Abbeyleix Bog Board Walk Tues 18th July to Fri 25th Aug 2023
Portarlington Public Park Tues 18th July to Fri 25th Aug 2023
Durrow Tues 25th July to Sat 19th Aug 2023


When you complete the Word Search drop it into your local library for a small prize



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