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  • Voices in the ocean : a journey into the wild and haunting world of dolphins

    by Susan Casey Read more →

  • Unfaithful music and disappearing ink

    by Elvis Costello Read more →

  • The silk roads : a new history of the world

    by Peter Frankopan Read more →

  • The dance of reality

    directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky Read more →

  • The house by the lake : a story of Germany

    By Thomas Harding Read more →

  • Deep south

    by Paul Theroux. Read more →

  • A woman loved

    by Andrei Makine Read more →

  • The guest cat

    By Takashi Hiraide Read more →

  • Ezra Pound, poet : a portrait of his life and work

    by A. David Moody Read more →

  • Vivid faces : the revolutionary generation in Ireland, 1890-1923

    by R.F. Foster Read more →

  • Steven Gerrard : my story

    by Steven Gerrard Read more →

  • Submission

    by Michel Houellebecq Read more →

  • The drowning ground

    By James Marrison Read more →

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Annual Short Story Competition for Teens

The 2016 Annual Short Story Competition for Teens is here.

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Awards for Irish writers

Irish writers have recently won or been shortlisted for major literary awards. Kevin Barry has won the Goldsmiths Prize 2015 for his novel Beatlebone, while Anne Enright and Sara Baume have been shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards, Enright for her novel The Green Road, and Baume in the Costa First Novel Awards for her book Spill Simmer Falter Wither. All three titles are available in the library. Picture on the left shows Kevin Barry at the Goldsmiths Prize winners' announcement on 11 November.

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Teen Graphic Novel project - submissions invited

Cork City Libraries are now taking submissions for a teen graphic novel to be published by the Library and launched on Teen Day during the World Book Festival, April 2016. Artists must submilt 2-5 pieces of art and writers must submit a short outline of their story ideas. Closing date for submissions, Friday November 27th.


Printing from Mobile Devices at Cork City Libraries

It is now possible to print from a smartphone, or indeed any device which can be accessed using email at Cork City Libraries.

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Archaeology Lecture Series

This free lecture series will provide a chronological history centering on Cork’s Built Heritage: the Fortifications of Cork City and County. Each one hour lecture will be held at the Cork City Library during August to December 2015. More information

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