Blessington Bookstore

"Finding & Discovering Books For You"

Harry Potter Quiz – Calling all Muggles! 

31st July 1pm sharp  Russborough House, Blessington Co. Wicklow.

Teams of up to 4  €40  (at least one member must be over 16 years old)

Great Spot prizes! Including:

Best Costume   Best Team Name  Best Wrong Answer  Guess how many bricks are in the fantastic Lego Hogwarts

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Tiger Tea Party – Monday July 2nd 1 PM in Blessington Bookstore. 

Under the shelter of a canopy on the patio we will have lots of Tiger activities, readings from the much loved The Tiger who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr, not to mention tea time treats!

This event is FREE of charge, but booking is essential to ensure a place.  Email info@blessingtonbookstore.ietiger

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Jackie Burke here this Friday 22 June 2.45pm

Join us in the Bookshop coming Friday at 2.45 and meet the wonderful author of the Grindelwood series, Jackie Burke.

Jackie will read from her books and tell you a little about how she came to write this great series.

This event is FREE but to be sure of a place email us on info@blessingtonbookstore.ie

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Jolly Phonics Hot Dots – fun way to learn phonics

Developed in collaboration with Jolly Phonics, this set of 72 activities makes a great way to reinforce children’s phonics learning. Touch the interactive pen to a Hot Dot and it responds instantly with positive reinforcement sounds and a green light, or a gentle wrong answer sound and a red light for incorrect answers!
Five different packs covering:
– Letter Sounds
– First Words
– Identifying Vowel Sounds
– Vowel Alternatives
– Consonent blends
Each pack costs €14.99

Special Offer – now with FREE Talking Hot Dot pen (rrp. €7.50)

2AAA batteries reqd (not included)

Set reinforces beginning, medial and final sounds within words. Includes all the 42 letter sounds covered by Jolly Phonics.hot dots

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Charity Book Swap – April 22nd

This Sunday, April 22nd, we are holding a book swap in aid of Special Olympics Ireland as part of their National Collection Day, from 11am-4pm.

For a small donation of €5.00, you can refresh your library with as many books as you’d like, and help a wonderful cause.

All books welcome – we will provide a selection of great books on the day to get things started.

You can make a donation to Special Olympics Ireland any day up until Sunday and be in with a chance to win a special event t-shirt!

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Books have less sugar than chocolate…

We are open all day Good Friday and Easter Saturday, closed Easter Sunday and Monday

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Vote for us

We take pride in sourcing unusual, interesting and entertaining books that you will love; connecting people in a warm, secure and comforting place.

We are passionate about giving an efficient and cheerful service, spreading the love of reading and conversation over good books, great coffee and gorgeous food.

Please vote your local bookshop  ‘Best Bookshop in Ireland 2018’

Click Here  Choose region Ireland, then The Blessington Bookstore

And tell the judges what we mean to you – it’s what you say, not the vote that will count!

 

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We’ve been shortlisted for Best Independent Bookshop in Ireland 2018

We are truly delighted to share that we have been shortlisted for the award of Best Independent Bookshop in Ireland 2018!  Over the coming weeks we will be asking you, our customers, to tell the judges what your bookshop means to you. Watch this space…

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Recommended Reads – our favourite books of the year

For those who only get to read at Christmas – welcome home!  Here is a selection of books that will draw you in from the beginning, and make you feel like you have never been away… Thrillers Perfect Remains  Helen … Continue reading

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School Book orders finish midnight August 15th …..

Keep Calm – and order your school books before midnight August 15th ! Free covers when you order online on www.blessingtonbookstore.ie(participating schools only)Calm school books

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