Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Library Resources

St. Patrick's Day is coming up on March 17th. Here are some ways the library can help you celebrate:

 Cook an Irish meal. 

 Watch an Irish movie.

  • If you're in the mood for something heartwarming and funny, we suggest the 1998 classic Waking Ned Devine
  • If you're in the mood for a beautiful, family-friendly film with elements of Irish mythology, we suggest Song of the Sea. 
  • And if you're looking for a dark but powerful movie, we suggest The Banshees of Inisherin

Learn about your Irish ancestry.

Read an Irish book.

  • Pick up a book by a modern Irish author like Malarky by Anakana Schofield, The Witch Elm by Tana French or Love by Roddy Doyle. 

Listen to Irish music.

Dive into the history, culture, and places of Ireland with a Great Course. 

Learn to say Happy St. Patrick's Day in Irish. 

  • Learn how to say "Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhaoibh" as well as many other Irish phrases using Pronunciator, our online language learning software. 

Check out our booklist to borrow or place a hold on any of the books, movies, or music mentioned in this post:

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