Activities at the Mallow, Youghal and Bandon Libraries to celebrate the Chinese New Year (Chinese Spring Festival)

Cork County Council in collaboration with our Arts and Library Services is hosting activities at the Mallow, Youghal and Bandon Libraries to celebrate the Chinese New Year (Chinese Spring Festival). 

Activities including helping visitors to identify their Chinese Animal Zodiac, traditional Chinese gift making and reading Chinese tales will be held on the 24th and 25th January, 2020.  Children will receive gifts of Hóngbāo (红包) while stocks last.

Denyse Woods is Cork County Council’s 2019 Writer in Residence 

Denyse Woods has accepted the post of Cork County Council’s Writer in Residence for Libraries for 2019.  The Writer in Residence programme aims to support creative writing activity in local areas, by providing engagement and interaction with people interested in writing, with the local library service as the centre for the programme.

Denyse will provide a group workshop and one-to-one sessions with adult writers in five library locations namely Ballyvourney, Dunmanway, Kanturk, Millstreet and Passage West Libraries.

Voices of ’68: Exhibition at Cork County Library.

An interactive, exhibition featuring the filmed testimonies of 30 political activists, historians and civilians who experienced a pivotal year in Northern Ireland in 1968, when the civil rights movement and political tensions came to the fore across the province, will be hosted at Cork County Council’s Library Headquarters, Carrigrohane Road, throughout the month of January 2019.