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Catching Fire in the library

19th October 2013

The James Joyce Library together with the Arts and the English Departments invites Junior Cycle students to participate in a ‘Hunger Games’ themed Art & Literacy competition. Participants are asked to design a new and complete cover for the second book in the trilogy, Catching Fire. The projects have to be submitted to the Library…read more

Storytelling Evening

16th April 2013

On Wed April 10th storyteller Niall de Burca returned to the school to entertain the Third Line. The event took place in the Higher Line Rec Room where we drew the curtains on the evening light and huddled forward towards de Burca’s enchanting voice. For many present it was their first time to fall under…read more

DEAR – Wed 6th of Mar

10th March 2013

[easyrotator]erf_65_1351094989/erf_75_1359156379/erc_83_1362947060[/easyrotator] In celebration of World Book Week we ran our second ever DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) event on Wed 6th Mar. In addition to teaching staff it was also supported by auxiliary staff who joined Fr Moloney and Mr Shalvey’s Element’s English class in the library. The other students read quietly in their classrooms…read more

Window Painting for DEAR

10th March 2013

[easyrotator]erf_65_1351094989/erf_75_1359156379/erc_64_1362949162[/easyrotator] DEAR – Wed 6th of Mar In celebration of World Book Week we ran our second ever DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) event on Wed 6th Mar. In addition to teaching staff it was also supported by auxiliary staff who joined Fr Moloney and Mr Shalvey’s Element’s English class in the library. The other…read more

Get ready for D.E.A.R – Wed 6th 10.30am

4th March 2013

 In celebration of World Book Week, a D.E.A.R (Drop Everything And Read) event is being organised by the James Joyce Library. On Wed 6th of March the normal timetable will be dropped at 10.30am when students and staff will read books, magazines or newspapers of their own choosing. The success of a similar event last…read more

Book Bingo Reading Challenge

29th January 2013

The Book Bingo Reading Challenge is underway. It has been devised and launched by the James Joyce Library in co-operation with Third Line teachers of English. This literacy initiative is loosely based on the game Bingo. Numbers have been replaced by reading challenges e.g. A novel featuring a lot of science and technology, A novel…read more

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