Wednesday, 3 March 2010
World Book Day 2010
World Book Day, which takes place this year on Thursday 4th March, is a UNESCO designated day for the celebration of books and reading and is a partnership of libraries, publishers, booksellers and other interested parties who come together to promote the value of books for the betterment and enrichment of all. On World Book Day in Clare a Library Information Point will be set up at Clare County Council, Áras Contae an Chláir at New Road, Ennis. Children are of course included in activities for World Book Day as libraries in the county host art classes on Thursday March the 4th, facilitated by Clare artists Alan Shoosmith, Krystyna Pomeroy and Rosaleen Henchy. The theme of the classes will be Draw Your Favourite Book Character and library staff are asking all young budding artists to come along to the sessions dressed as their favourite book character. Storytimes for young children will also take place in some branches on the day. Check Library Events for details.