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Book Clinic

Are you a young reader? Looking for a new series to delve into? Then pop into the virtual Children’s Books Ireland Book Clinic. Chat to the Book Doctor via Zoom, consult on your favourite reads and leave with a prescription for your next book which you can take to your local bookshop or library!

Children’s Books Ireland Book Doctors give guidance about books to children and their families. Based on an informal chat, the white coat clad Book Doctors recommend excellent books for any age of young reader, supported by Children’s Books Ireland’s many reading resources.

These clinics will be presented on Zoom and each consultation will be 15 minutes in duration. Places are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. A parent or guardian will be required to be in the same room as the child during the Zoom call.

One ticket only required per family. Each booking lasts 15 minutes.

What do I need to do before engaging with this activity?

You will need a device such as a laptop, tablet or phone, with a camera and microphone function, a good internet connection and Zoom (You can download Zoom for free from this link:

A parent/guardian must accompany the child/children on the Zoom call for the duration of the event.


Children's Books Ireland

Children’s Books Ireland is the national children’s books organisation of Ireland. Through our many activities and events we aim to engage young people with books, foster a greater understanding of the importance of reading for young people, and act as a core resource for those with an interest in books for children in Ireland.

Our vision is an Ireland in which books are central to every child’s life and where meaningful engagement with books is supported by passionate and informed adults in families, schools, libraries and communities all across the island.


Book Clinics will take place online over Zoom.

You can download Zoom for free from this link:

For a guide on how to use Zoom, click here:

It is recommended that you download Zoom an hour before joining the performance so that you are all set up and ready to go!

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