Fingal 25 Blog Series at Fingal Libraries

Fingal 25 Blog Series at Fingal Libraries

Hello All, 

For the months of July and August, Fingal Libraries will publish a special commemorative series of nine blogs celebrating the development of public libraries in Ireland and Fingal. There will be in-depth cultural background and many intriguing anecdotes unearthed by our intrepid investigator, Laura Flanagan. 

Wed also like to invite library users to take part in an essay competition, selections from which will be published in the final blog of the series on 26th August. The essay should be no longer than 2,000 words and entitled "What My Local Fingal Library Means to Me." Drop your entry in to your local library or email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before August 21st. The winner will receive a book token and special mention. 

Read the Introductory Blog here: http://www.fingal.ie/blog/?p=3130

est Regards,

Swords Library. 07 2019
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Original SMS Content: Read about the history of libraries in Fingal with cultural background and scintillating anecdotes. Take part in our competition. www.fingal.ie/blog/

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