Science Week under way at Kilkenny libraries

Events taking place in city, Castlecomer, Thomastown and Graignamanagh libraries

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SCIENCE WEEK

With 16 events across our network of branches, there is sure to be something for everyone

Science Week is under way nationwide this week until November 18 and Kilkenny Library Service has a full range of events for all ages and interests right around the county.

Events taking place include: Foodoppi Live shows and Workshops in Loughboy Library for school classes – a Molecular Gastronomy Demonstration, followed by hands-on workshops.

Biodiversity Workshops - Heritage in Schools tutor Eileen Canny will host school events in the city library, encouraging children’s innate curiosity to examine and discover facts about insects, small animals and plants;

D-DAY landings – Paul MacDonald will discuss a historical overview of the largest Seaborne invasion in history on June 6, 1944 in Normandy, France. This event takes place tomorrow ( Thursday, November 15) at 11am.

Along with these exciting events, Lego Workshops will take place in Castlecomer, Thomastown and Graignamanagh libraries, with the city library hosting Lego workshops for school classes.

Opportunity
“We are delighted to offer young and old an opportunity to explore, investigate and learn more about the world around us through the medium of science,” said assistant librarian, Aisling Kelly.

“With 16 events across our network of branches, there is sure to be something for everyone.”

A number of the events are also part of the South Eastern Science Festival. For further information, see www.kilkennylibrary.ie or the library’s Facebook.