Celebrate Irish American Heritage Month

Discover Irish culture, get ready for St. Patrick’s Day, or dig into your roots this March with our librarian-curated blogs and reading lists for children and adults.

Children’s Recommendations

Irish Authors - Celebrate Irish American Heritage Month with these great authors. Check out this list to find classic books and new books alike, written by Irish and Irish American authors.

Adult Recommendations

Ireland: Food and Travel - The Emerald Isle is a fantastic place to visit if you enjoy beautiful landscapes, castles, hiking, buzzing cities, quaint villages, eating local, music and friendly people. Check out these reads to prepare yourself for the trip. Or, get your Irish on with these titles to help whet your appetite if a trip to Ireland is not on the horizon at this time.

Irish Reads - Ireland is home to many authors who have achieved universal fame. Learn about Irish authors and choose from some classic titles or explore a contemporary work.

St. Patrick's Day Playlist - Get in the mood to celebrate with these Irish tunes, streaming free through Hoopla and Alexander Street Press.

Looking to further discover your Irish roots? Register and join us for Genealogy Connect: Beginning Irish Genealogy on Thursday, March 17, 2022 from 10:00 AM–11:30 AM.

Lyon Township Public Library Genealogist Cathy Cottone will present different resources that will help you find your Irish ancestors’ “paper trail,” as well as Irish websites that will assist in your research across the pond.

This program will be both in-person and on Zoom. Learn more and register here.

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