Friday, 3 October 2014
Kilkee Library’s Children's Book Festival celebrations begin
Kilkee Public Library were joined for their first CBF event by children and teachers from Scoil Réalt na Mara, Kilkee and Querrin National Schools. Poet Stephen Murray whose collections House of Bees and On Corkscrew Hill, published by Salmon Poetry instantly captured the imagination of his audience and co-workers in a fun-filled productive workshop on this rainy Friday morning in Kilkee Library. “Stephen had them working from the start, writing plans that soon became poems. All the children enjoyed it and had a lot of fun, and they had great ideas. I was very impressed as to how Stephen ran the workshop, and kept their attention and interest. All the children shared their poems reading them aloud at the end of Stephen’s workshop” (Anne Finucane, Kilkee Library). Children’s Book Festival events continue in Clare libraries until the 23rd of October.