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Paper Stories Workshops in Donegal

Kids’ Own are working with the Donegal Library Service to create opportunities for parents and their young children to play together to make their own books.
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Welcome to Ding Dong launch event!

Please join us to celebrate the launch of our new book: ‘Ding Dong, right or wrong? – Children’s rights, needs and visions for the future’ Made by children in Sligo, Derry, Bundoran and Enniskillen.
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Eksperimenta! in Estonia

Kids’ Own is the official Irish partner and curator for Eksperimenta! in Tallinn, Estonia, 2011. We are delighted to have the opportunity to curate young people’s work for this international exhibition which will take place in Tallinn – European Capital of Culture in 2011.
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Culture Night in Sligo

On Friday 24th September children and adults all over the country will be taking part in Culture Night – an evening of free cultural activity. Kids’ Own is delighted to be co-hosting Open Studio with our partners in Dublin and Belfast – an interactive technology event, that will enable children and parents to meet and connect with three illustrators live in their studios. In partnership with Childre
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Library Travels to Frankfurt

Kids’ Own has been invited to present at the LitCam conference on ‘Literacy and Human Rights’ which will run prior to the Frankfurt Book Fair. Artist and Kids’ Own Director, Orla Kenny, and Writer Mary Branley, will talk to conference participants about Kids’ Own’s unique model of publishing with children and young people.
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Travelling Library drawing to close

Writer Mary Branley and Artist Vanya Ward have just come back from Enniskillen – the last stop on our cross-border tour – where they worked with children to create art work and stories for our brand new publication to be launched in October.
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Derry City Library

Travelling library tour continues Derry City Library! Click on the link below to keep reading the text and view the video.
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Workshops in Roscommon

Kids’ Own are working with the Roscommon Library Service this summer. Over the next two weeks we will be in four libraries working with children to enable them to create their own individual books. We are using the 8 page fold as our book template. we will be adding video to this site to share this template with you shortly.
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Travelling Library Video Diary

Travelling library video posted below. The Kids’ Own Travelling Library from Kids’ Own on Vimeo.
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