Public libraries are free of charge in Ireland. Information on the full range of services available in Kildare Libraries is available at
You can check what events are on in your local library today here and you can sign up for the library events newsletter at https://www.kildare.ie/library/newsletter/index.html
The Book Institute of Ukraine created two catalogues of Ukrainian books, which contain literature for children and adults, and the catalogue usage guide. The catalogues include the latest and most topical book titles for children and adults, published by Ukrainian publishers. You can access the catalogue here.
Kildare is a vibrant county, with lots happening in our active communities. You can keep up to date with what’s happening at https://www.facebook.com/kildarecommunitystories/
There are 19 parks in Kildare that are owned and managed by Kildare County Council. A full list of the parks and their locations is available here https://kildarecoco.ie/AllServices/ParksandLeisure/Parks/
There are 18 healthy walking routes mapped in Kildare at https://www.kildare.ie/kildaresp/SlinaSlainte/
You will also find an illustrated guide to canal walks in Kildare at https://www.kildare.ie/kildaresp/TowpathTrails/?page=1
Kildare County Council actively provides and maintains playgrounds, skate parks and Multi-Use Games Areas around the County. Playgrounds cater for children aged from 1-12 years and skateparks for older children. The playgrounds are listed in alphabetical order here.
Creative Space for Ukraine is a creative programme for young Ukraine nationals who are currently based in Kildare. Riverbank Arts Centre and Fighting Words will present a series of six workshops on Monday evenings (starting in May 2022) at 6pm. This workshop programme is designed for participants aged 18-25 and will be an opportunity to connect with each other and meet Irish (and Irish-based) writers, artists and creative practitioners. You can sign up for the programme on Riverbank Arts Centre’s website.