Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade): Beyond the Irish Isles

March is Irish Heritage Month and we're celebrating with a list of fictional stories set in Ireland. There is something about the rainy countryside that creates the perfect atmosphere for mysterious diversions, or perhaps light-hearted tales are more your style. Lucky for you, we have them all!

#"Ireland is where strange tales begin and happy endings are possible."

—Charles Haughey

#READ: Witches of Ash & Ruin by E. Latimer

Witches of Ash & Ruin book coverModern witchcraft blends with ancient Celtic mythology in an epic clash of witches and gods, perfect for fans of V.E. Schwab's Shades of Magic trilogy and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.



#LISTEN: Spotify The Sound of Irish Pop

The Sound of Irish PopModern music from the Irish Isles!



#EXPLORE: Tie a Celtic Heart Knot (www.rufflesandrainboots.com)

Celtic Heart KnotYouTube tutorial: Celtic Heart Knot - The easiest way to do



#PLAY: Kahoot! Challenge: Feeling Lucky?

Feeling Lucky?Play this kahoot challenge about good luck or bad luck! This quiz will test your knowledge of superstitions.



#JOIN: WriterLab for Teens

Do you love language? Know what it feels like to breathe life into a character by putting pen to paper? Be empowered through storytelling, all while building writing skills. Explore your imagination through creative, hands-on writing activities and games. (For ages 12 – 17)

The month of March offers lots of reasons to celebrate writers. It’s National Women’s History Month, National Irish American Heritage Month, there’s a Write Your Story Day, and even a Tolkien Reading Day! WriterLab offers a supportive, collaborative environment where we can celebrate all things writing related together.

Supplies Needed:
- pen/pencil
- paper

THEME: Irish American Heritage
FEATURED BOOK: The New Policeman by Kate Thompson

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 – 5:00 pm


#KEEP READING: These books are pure gold! It'd be very un-lucky to pass them up!


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