Citywide Reading Campaign for Children 2016

Dublin City CouncilÕs Library Service today launched details of the Citywide Reading Campaign for Children 2016. The campaign, which encourages children to read for pleasure, is run by Dublin UNESCO City of Literature and Dublin City Council Public Libraries, in partnership with Mercier Press and runs from January to March 2016.
The Book of Learning by E.R. Murray has been chosen as the book for this yearÕs campaign. It is a story of mystery and adventure, which will appeal to both girls and boys of 9 years and older. There will be author visits to public libraries as well as city-centre based events to promote the campaign.
Pictured from left: Lucy McKee O’ Brien aged 9 from Skerries, Mai Madden aged 12, from Collon, Co. Louth, Matthew Ward, from Yougal Cork, (right) Abby Stewart aged 10 from Skerries, Erica Brierton aged 11 from Bray Co. Wicklow and Maia Stewart, aged 11 from Skerries with author E.R. Murray.
For more details please go to http://www.dublincityofliterature.ie.
Picture Colm Mahady / Fennells – Copyright 2016 Fennell Photography.


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