Children and Young People

Programmes and festivals for children and young people.

Children's Book Festival


Our Children’s Book Festival is a month long celebration and promotion of children’s books and stories. It takes place across all our libraries during the month of October. Events include author visits, workshops, performances, crafts - all free of charge. Download our Events Guide for details. Please note, Douglas Library is closed due to fire, please contact the Executive Librarian for Douglas Library at 021 4924900 with any questions about Douglas Library events.

Teen Day

A vibrant and exciting part of Cork World Book Fest every April - authors, workshops, graphic novel project. Events organised by and for young people. Check back in the spring for details of Teen Day 2020. In the meantime, read about Teen Day 2019.

Summer Programme and Reading Challenge

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Win prizes for Reading! Summer events for young people! Come back in 2020 for a new challenge and new prizes!