Sign up for Wild Words Children’s Book Clubs ahead of fourth annual festival in The Dock

Gerry Boland, author of the Marco series of childrens books, will host monthly bookclubs for both older and younger readers in the library branches in Carrick on Shannon and Drumshanbo.
Planning is well underway for the fourth Wild Words Children’s Book Festival, which this year will be held on Saturday 8 and Sunday, August 9 in The Dock.

Planning is well underway for the fourth Wild Words Children’s Book Festival, which this year will be held on Saturday 8 and Sunday, August 9 in The Dock.

The Wild Words festival offers a weekend of readings, workshops and fun activities to celebrate and enjoy books, to meet authors, and to encourage an interest in creative writing.

The ‘Wild Words Book Clubs’ will see author Gerry Boland host monthly book clubs for older and younger readers. To Join the Book Club call into Carrick on Shannon or Drumshanbo Libraries and register for either the junior or senior Wild Words Book Club. You can join the Book Club anytime but make sure you have enough time to read your book before the club members meet to discuss the first books on Saturday, May 23 at 10.30am in Drumshanbo and 12.30 in Carrick. For further information please visit www.wildwords.ie.