A very special episode of The Word took place at Sligo Central Library on Wednesday 23rd of October at 6.30pm.
Dacre Stoker, a great grand nephew of Dracula author Bram Stoker, and a best selling novelist in his own right, read from Dracul, which he co-authored with J.D. Barker.
This was followed by a Q&A with Dr. Fiona Gallagher, (Author of Streets of Sligo) and a very enthusiastic crowd.
The atmosphere was further enhanced by music with Niamh Crowley and Anna Houston.
The Word returned to Sligo Central Library after the Summer break on Wednesday 25th of September at 6.30pm.
Louise Kennedy, just back from attending Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award ceremony in London for which she was shortlisted, will be reading her story, Silhouette.
Michael Nolan, writer and editor of The Tangerine, which first published Louise’s story, will also be reading.
The Word at Sligo Central Library on Wednesday 29th of May, featuring Ruth Fitzmaurice. Q&A with award winning author, IT Sligo Literature and Writing Student, Niamh MacCabe. Special guest music with Eddie Lee and Ray Coen. Followed by Open Mic.
To further encourage reader development among our customers, Sligo Libraries have a number of Book clubs set up in various branches. These clubs promote the pleasures of reading and develop the members appreciation of literature at all levels.