Laureate na nÓg Niamh Sharkey has lent her support to a new programme that aims to encourage parents and grandparents to spend more time reading with their children and grandchildren. The programme, Read Together, is an initiative of the Bord Gais Energy Book Club and is run in association with the public library service.
The Bord Gáis Energy ReadTogether fun starts in Tallaght South County library, Friday, 22nd June with Gerry Boland and illustrator extraordinaire Àine McGuiness. Additional events include Blanchardstown library (30th June), Ringsend Library (7th July) and Douglas library, Cork (14th July). To find out what’s happening in each library, log onto
To find out what each library event has to offer or download any of the ReadTogether packs, posters and tips for parents visit www. bordgaisenergybookclub.ie/readtogether.