New books for the week of March 17, 2018

 

Book cover of "The Story of the Irish Race" by Seumas MacManusďThe Story of the Irish RaceĒ
by Seumas MacManus

Everyone know that St. Patrick drove the snakes from Irish soil, that the Irish have all the luck, that Tristianís Isolde came from Ireland, that Deirdre of the Sorrows was a great beauty, right? If you didnít know, you might want to check out this book and find out all you donít know about the Irish people.

 

Book cover of "Heritage of Ireland" by Brian de Breffny"Heritage of Ireland"
by Brian de Breffny

Featuring 100 black and white photographs and 16 full color pagers this book covers the history, culture, religion, folklore, myth, language, architecture, art, literature the Irish people have created throughout history.

 

book cover of "Poems from Ireland" selected by William Cole"Poems from Ireland "
selected by William Cole

Through the long centuries of invasion and conquest, even when their language was taken from them Irishmen still sang secret songs to their beloved land. Poverty and oppression could not silence them and this book contains and exciting collection of some of the most enduring Irish literature.

 

Downloadable ebooks and Audiobooks

The library has just added hundreds of new titles! Everything from crafting to cooking to childrenís books can be found on our website www.whitco.lib.wa.us.  Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.