Children’s Events

20 Years of Harry Potter
By June 20, 2017 Read More →

20 Years of Harry Potter

This Saturday the 24th of June, celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop ! At 11 am, join us for a special Witches & Wizards Story Time. Then at 2 pm, get ready for an afternoon of Wizarding Fun including: – Readings from ‘Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone’ – Sorting Hat Ceremony [...]

Celebrating Baboró 2016
By October 18, 2016 Read More →

Celebrating Baboró 2016

We’re so excited for Baboró International Arts Festival for children! This year’s program is packed full of all sorts of theater, literary and film based fun! Charlie Byrne’s will be taking part in the festivities this Saturday the 22nd of October when we will be hosting a Storytime Extravaganza, as well as an immersive show [...]

Teddy Bear’s Picnic Storytime!
By August 31, 2016 Read More →

Teddy Bear’s Picnic Storytime!

If you go down to Charlie Byrne’s today you’re sure of a big surprise…

Harry Potter Celebrations!
By July 27, 2016 Read More →

Harry Potter Celebrations!

I solemnly swear that I am up to no good… It’s that time of year again! To celebrate the release of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child we will be having a very special Harry Potter Day this Saturday the 30th of July!

Where’s Wally Colouring Challenge!!
By June 24, 2016 Read More →

Where’s Wally Colouring Challenge!!

Where’s Wally, the popular children’s book character in a red-and-white bobble hat, striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is once again travelling the country, including a visit to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop in Galway! Join us tomorrow Saturday June 25th at 11am in our children’s section for a very special Where’s Wally themed story time! As well as [...]

Scéalaíocht do Pháistí
By March 9, 2016 Read More →

Scéalaíocht do Pháistí

Beidh scéalaíocht do pháistí i Charlie Byrne’s Gaillimh ar an Satharn, 12ú Márta ag 11rn! Bígí ann – saor in aisce! Beidh muid ag leamh Cúraille, Mise agus an Dragún, Uinseann Donn agus a lán rudaí eile!

World Book Week at Charlie Byrne’s!
By February 29, 2016 Read More →

World Book Week at Charlie Byrne’s!

With Thursday the 3rd of March marking World Book Day, at Charlie Byrne’s we are very excited for our best World Book Week Ever with almost a full week of packed activities all based around the celebrating a love of reading!Our children’s section manager Ruth will be hosting We everything from a Story Times, to [...]

Launch of Closing Saor’s Day by Arlene Naughten and Lorraine Lynch
By February 19, 2016 Read More →

Launch of Closing Saor’s Day by Arlene Naughten and Lorraine Lynch

Following the success of #100 Happy Days 4 Kids by psychologists Arlene Naughten and Lorraine Lynch, Charlie Byrne’s is proud to host the launch of Arlene and Lorraine’s second book Closing Saor’s Day, Saturday the 20th of February.

It’s Always There Workshop at Charlie Byrne’s in association with Baboró
By October 1, 2015 Read More →

It’s Always There Workshop at Charlie Byrne’s in association with Baboró

Charlie Byrne’s kid’s section will be hosting a very special workshop in association with Baboró this Tuesday the 13th of October at 3pm! We are lucky enough to have Louise Shanagher and Rose Finerty author and illustrator of It’s Always There returning to our store to do a reading of their book as well as a lovely [...]

Books Are My Bag Special Story Time Event
By October 1, 2015 Read More →

Books Are My Bag Special Story Time Event

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting a very special Crayon Hunt Story Time on Saturday the 10th of October in association with Books Are My Bag!