Limerick Libraries are delighted to announce the launch of Limerick Reads - What's the Story, a new initiative to highlight reading as an endless source of enjoyment and comfort and to celebrate some of the amazing authors in our midst.
Limerick Libraries are encouraging all Limerick people to get involved by reading from a range of great titles from award-winning authors:
- Kevin Barry That Old Country Music
- Helena Close The Gone Book
- Judi Curtin Lily Steps Up
- Padraig Kenny The Monsters of Rookhaven
- Roisin Meaney The Restaurant
- Donal Ryan Strange Flowers
Noreen O’Neill, Senior Executive Librarian said "Stories connect us and we would love these stories to spark conversations and connections across Limerick. Our aim is to see these books shared, gifted and re-gifted widely across all our communities.
“This is a great opportunity to enjoy fantastic stories by Limerick writers. There is a Limerick Reads story here for absolutely everyone. We at Limerick Libraries want to share that enjoyment as widely as possible.”
How to get involved?
Follow the hashtag #LimerickReads on our social media channels to join the chat and keep up to date with our programme of author events during Autumn/Winter 2021. Please tag yourself and join in on the conversation to get involved in Limerick’s largest online reading celebration.
Become a Limerick Reads Ambassador
There are a limited number of ambassador packs to give away, which includes a free copy of each of the six titles plus a reading guide and bookmarks. To sign up as an ambassador for Limerick Reads and get your free set of books for enjoying, sharing and gifting you should contact one of the following libraries:
- Adare Library
- Abbeyfeale Library
- Dooradoyle Library
- Kilmallock Library
- Newcastle West Library
- Watch House Cross Community Library
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Of course there will also be extra copies of each title available to borrow in all Limerick libraries, as well as digital copies to read via BorrowBox app so that as many people as possible can get a copy.