Welcoming you to our County
Public libraries are free of charge in Ireland. Information on the full range of services available in Kildare Libraries is available on the County Kildare Library website and the Kildare Libraries Blog page.
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.
Kildare Community Stories
Kildare is a vibrant county, with lots happening in our active communities. You can keep up to date with what’s happening on our Kildare Community Stories Facebook page
There are 19 parks in Kildare that are owned and managed by Kildare County Council. Here is a full list of parks and their locations
There are 18 healthy walking routes mapped in Kildare
You will also find an illustrated guide to canal walks in Kildare
Playgrounds, skate parks and Multi-use Games Areas
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..
Riverbank Arts Centre
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.