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'Cavan Reads with Anne Griffin' all welcome to take part!

Cavan Library Service and the Ramor Theatre are inviting new readers, keen readers and members of book clubs across Cavan to join together in reading 'When All Is Said' by Anne Griffin. We will then meet for live online discussions with the author during the month of April! If you would like to take part in the online sessions and receive a copy of 'When All is Said' please email libraryheadquarters@cavancoco.ie or call 0494378505. Cavan Reads is part of Cavan’s “Switching Off and Being Creative” initiative under the Government’s #KeepWell campaign.

Spring Into Storytime - Join Us!

Public libraries’ annual Spring Into Storytime programme promises to bring the magic of storytime to homes across the country this April and Cavan Library Service will be right at the heart of the fun. Spring Into Storytime is online this year of course and we have organised virtual events and activities, all based around reading and listening to stories, which families can enjoy. So explore all we have on offer for Spring Into Storytime 2020 on our events page - new storytimes and fun will be added throughout the month!

Free 'GROW It Forward' kits - available from Cavan Library Service!

In partnership with Healthy Ireland and Libraries Ireland, GIY have launched of Grow it Forward and Cavan Library service is delighted to be part of this fantastic initiative. In the coming weeks and months 50,000 free food growing kits will be given away nationwide and budding GIYers are invited to claim a Grow it Forward pack at giy.ie/growitforward or by contacting their local library. Each food growing pack includes seeds for beetroot, carrots, salad leaves, peas and tomatoes; a guide to help grow them and a postcard and gift tags to help share them. When you sign up you will also receive regular e-mails with growing support, video clips and ideas for how to ‘grow it forward’ by passing on seeds, seedlings or produce in accordance with social distancing guidelines. So how can you get your hands on a pack from Cavan Library Service? Just email cootehilllibrary@cavancoco.ie with your name and address or ring us at 049 5559873.

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Cavan Reads

with Anne Griffin

Keen readers, new readers and members of book clubs across Cavan are invited to join us in reading 'When All Is Said' by bestselling author Anne Griffin.  

We will then come together for live online discussions with the author during the month of April!

If you would like to take part in the online sessions and recieve a copy of the book please email libraryheadquarters@cavancoco.ie or call 0494378505

 

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Featured in The Anglo Celt 7/4/2021 

'Much more to be said' Award winning author Anne Griffin to discuss her critically acclaimed novel online with Cavan book lovers

written by Damian McCarney

 

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Cavan Reads project with Best-Selling Author Anne Griffin 

Northern Sound Radio

 

 

 

 

Cavan Reads is part of Cavan’s “Switching Off and Being Creative” initiative under the Government’s #KeepWell campaign.

The Keep Well campaign aims to show people of all ages how we can mind our own physical and mental health and wellbeing by adding healthy and helpful habits to our daily and weekly routines. It provides guidelines, information, and tips on how we can make a plan to do things that will help us keep well through the coming months. A full range of supports is available online at gov.ie/healthyireland

Library events supporting #KeepWell are listed here

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On Sunday 11th April Bailieborough Library Reading Group were the featured book club on 'The Book Show' presented by Rick O'Shea.  Brilliant interview with the author of the beloved 'What A Complete Aisling' series and great input from the Bailieborough Group - congrats to all involved!  You can listen back to the podcast - click here

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Join in and #GrowItForward. Together with @LibrariesIre, @HealthyIreland, @LGMAIreland we will send 50k free seed packs to people across Ireland, asking them to share their seeds, seedlings or produce with 10 people.

You can register to receive your free seed pack by emailing cootehilllibrary@cavancoco.ie with your name and address or you can call Cootehill Library at 049 5559873. 

Find out more at www.cavanlibrary.ie or visit giy.ie/growitforward and get ready to share the joy of growing your own food.

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Have fun with #SpringIntoStorytime HERE 

We have storytimes, workshop and a family competition!

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Cavan Library Service publishes 'The Bookmark', a monthly newsletter which features up-to-date information on all Cavan libraries, our events and general library news.

View this months issue of The Bookmark here

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MIND YOURSELF READING GUIDE

The ‘Mind Yourself’ reading guide contains reviews and recommendations of over 400 books for children and young people from birth to age eighteen and is designed as a ‘first-aid kit’ for worries, sadness, loneliness, anxiety and any number of feelings that a young person may want to explore during these anxious times of COVID 19!

The guide contains mental health and wellbeing information from Jigsaw and ISPCC Childline, including tips and coping strategies for young people and advice for adults on supporting children to build resilience.

The guide is available free of charge at your local library, and may be picked up free of charge when libraries re-open. In the meantime it may be downloaded HERE

Take a look at the CBI BOOKS MAKE THINGS BETTER guide too!

 

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A great way to keep in touch with Cavan Library Service during the COVID-19 restrictions is to follow us on Facebook.

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