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Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries Shortlist Announced

It is with great delight we announce the shortlist for this year’s Robert Dunbar Memorial Libraries.   The shortlistees are: Primary Schools St Vincent de Paul Primary School, Belfast O’Callaghan Mills National School, Clare Ballinspittle National School, Cork St Pauls Nursery and Primary School, Derry Balbriggan Educate Together NS, Dublin Holywell Educate Together NS, Dublin Dublin 7 Educate Together .

CBI Conference 2018 – Victoire Lemaire

Children’s Books Ireland’s yearly conference “Dreams and Nightmares” took place last month and it was my first time attending. I have been interning with CBI since mid-May and was at the conference as the team’s “official” Instagram reporter. It is safe to say that I thoroughly enjoyed covering the event and unleashing my inner “instagal” (the things we do .

Events for All training – Call out for artists!

CALL OUT FOR ARTISTS Children’s Books Ireland in partnership with Poetry Ireland are delighted to announce details of our Events for All training. We are looking for children’s writers, illustrators, poets and storytellers who are interested in delivering events for children and young people with Autism. We aim to provide authors, illustrators, poets and storytellers with the necessary training .

CBI Award 2018 – Eve Molony

The CBI Award is made to an individual or organisation in recognition of an outstanding contribution to children’s books. The recipient is nominated by the members of Children’s Books Ireland in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the reading lives of children in Ireland. Our CBI Award 2018 winner is Eve Molony, a volunteer school librarian from Scoil Ailbhe .

Call Out for Bookbag 2018

  Bookbag is a children’s book gifting initiative, funded by Brown Bag Films and delivered in partnership with Children’s Books Ireland. Our aim is to get books into the hands of children in primary schools in Dublin and to inspire a love of reading in young people. We do this through gifting a book to every child in the .
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