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Irish Themes for St. Patrick's Day  

This resource offers a glimpse of Ireland through video clips, music, recipes, crafts, and books in a variety of formats including braille.
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Braille Books

Click on a book or title for more information. The link will bring you to the library catalog and you can request the book with your library card.          

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St. Patrick's Day
Juvenile Literature in braille.


Juvenile Non-Fiction

Did you know that Britannica Library can be searched for material written specifically for children or young adults? You can even select the appropriate reading level.

For example, check out the information on Ireland for children. Try clicking on the 2 for more in-depth information.


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Happy St. Patrick's Day - Abbie Mercer
ISBN: 9781404238114
Publication Date: 2007-08-01

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St. Patrick's Day - Brenda Haugen; Sheree Boyd (Illustrator)
ISBN: 1404801979
Publication Date: 2003-09-01

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St. Patrick's Day - Carmen Bredeson
ISBN: 0516258575
Publication Date: 2003-09-01


Juvenile Fiction


Picture Books


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Happy St. Patrick's Day, Curious George - H. A. Rey
ISBN: 9780544088887
Publication Date: 2014-01-07

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Green Shamrocks - Eve Bunting; Joëlle Dreidemy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545274432
Publication Date: 2011-01-01



Did you know that you can check out music CDs with your library card?
See below for a few of the Irish selections that are available.
Click on a title to go to the library catalog.

Celtic harp [sound recording] : the morning dew / Aryeh Frankfurter.
•Celtic harp music.
•Folk music -- Ireland.
•Folk music -- Scotland.
•Folk music -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island.

When Irish eyes are smiling [sound recording] : a Celtic tapestry.
•Folk songs, English -- Ireland.
•Popular music -- Ireland.
•Celtic music.

Lisa [sound recording].
•Popular music -- Ireland -- 2001-2010.
•Celtic music.
•New Age music.


A Glimpse Of Ireland

A short clip about Dunluce Castle in Northern Ireland courtesy of Rick Steves' Europe.


The Diversity Studies Collection database provides access to many interesting articles that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community such as the one provided below!

Diversity Studies Collection



Play the video below to learn how to make a placemat,
place setting, edible treat, and Irish coffee for St. Patrick's Day!




Looking for Irish recipes?

Allrecipes has a great selection complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips.

If you prefer to learn by watching, check out the
video below and make your own Irish Soda Bread!  

More recipes can be found in these books at the library: 

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Elegant Irish Cooking - Noel C. Cullen
ISBN: 0867308397
Publication Date: 2001-02-06


Adult Non-Fiction

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The Wearing of the Green - Mike Cronin; Daryl Adair
ISBN: 041518004X
Publication Date: 2001-12-28
A history of St. Patrick's Day.

Movies Available At The Library

             You can request these videos with your library card!

     Just click on a video and it will bring you to the library catalog.






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    The Green Road - Anne Enright
    ISBN: 9781483084756
    Publication Date: 2015-05-11



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    Deadly Intent - Anna Sweeney
    ISBN: 9781780105192
    Publication Date: 2014-07-01

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    Fortunate Son - David Marlett
    ISBN: 9781611880786
    Publication Date: 2014-02-25


    Adult Fiction

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    Death of an Irish Diva - Mollie Cox Bryan
    ISBN: 9780758266330
    Publication Date: 2014-02-04

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    The Maiden of Ireland - Susan Wiggs
    ISBN: 9781410473622
    Publication Date: 2015-03-11


    Fiction for Young Adults

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    Betraying Season - Marissa Doyle
    ISBN: 9780805082524
    Publication Date: 2009-09-29

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    The Carnival at Bray - Jessie Ann Foley
    ISBN: 9780989515597
    Publication Date: 2014-10-01

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    The Night Gardener - Jonathan Auxier
    ISBN: 9781419711442
    Publication Date: 2014-05-20

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    Scintillate - Tracy Clark
    ISBN: 9781622661459
    Publication Date: 2014-02-04


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