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Blarney's Blog

Welcome to Blarney's Blog

Who is Blarney, you might ask?
I am Blarney Killarney from the grand clan of Killarney Leprechauns.

  photo_2.jpgA wee bit of Irish magic an' grand ol' fashioned Irish luck landed me in the Liverpool Public Library. Why might a leprechaun end up so far from Ireland? 'Tis a true tale that I tell. I was out for a stroll among the heather, when I happened along a couple of tourists. Now I have a little hobby of climbing into the backpacks of tourists because you never know what kind of interesting reading materials they might have, and I love to read. 'Twas so nice and warm inside the backpack that I found meself drifting off to sleep. Now, leprechauns do not sleep often, but when they gets their mind set to sleeping they can sleep for days. One minute I was reading snug in the tourist's backpack, and next thing I know I'm tucked away inside the pages of a book on a sale shelf inside a library lobby. To awake surrounded by books! What glorious fortune! 'Twas no small bit o' magic there. I no longer have to sneak into the backpacks of tourists. I have many lifetimes of reading materials here. I looked around for the best place to build my home, and noticed several nice young lassies above me, new friends, books from floor to ceiling-- what better place to call home?!

So that 'tis the tale of how I, Blarney Killarney, came to live at the Liverpool Public Library.

I'm a wee bit shy, so you will never see me, but you can write to me or visit my house located in the Children's Room of the Library.

Write to me:
Please place all letters in the mailbox located above my door
in the Children's Room at Liverpool Public Library.

or email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Good morn' to all me fri'nds! 'Twas grand to see so many of ye at the Summer Reading Club kickoff. Be sure to stop in every week to log your books 'n pick a prize.

Thank ye fo' all 'o the lett'rs ye left me too!

'Tis been so hot lat'ly that I have been stayin' inside where 'tis nice 'n cool. 'Tis a grand time to relax with a good book. I am readin' me favorite again, Charlotte's Web.

Cherrs! Jada.

Natalee, 'tis grand ye had a good time in school this year.

Cheers! Jefferson.

'ello Rowan. Thank ye fo' ye lett'r.

Reilly, me favorite color 'tis green. What is yours?

Yes Rebekah, 'tis a gumball machine ye see in me 'ouse. Glad ye like it.

Alannah, I do not know about gettin' a fake butt'rfly fo' me 'ouse, but I will try to find one.

Have a grand summer ev'ryone!

'ello me fri'nds! I hope ye are all well 'n enjoyin' the fine weath'r.

Cheers! Sam. Thank ye fo' the drawin'.

Ben, I will see if I can find a fake bird fo' me 'ouse.

Cheers! Tessa

Cheers! Tally

'ello Madison. Thank ye fo' leavin' me a note.

One o' me fri'nds asked where I like to hide. Most times I slip behind the books on the shelves in the Children's Room. Sometimes I hide in the Media Bank machines. Those movin' robot arms are fun to ride, but me Librarian fri'nds don't like it when I do that. 

Cheers! Rory. Thank ye fo' ye note.

Cheers! Abby.

Alexander, come back and visit soon!

Top o' the mornin' me fri'nds! Summer is officially here. I bet ye are lookin' forward to fun times in the sun!

Ye may have notic'd that I moved things around in me 'ouse. I also added some new things.

Don't forget that tomorrow is the Summer Reading Club kick off. Stop in the Carmen Community Room between 11am - 4pm 'n register. For ages preschool to grade 6.

Emily 'n Allie, I was 135 years old on April 21. My hair be red.

Cheers! Christina. Thank ye fo' the happy summer greetings. Me hopes ye will have a happy summer too.

Sorry Tess, I do not own a fake panda.

'ello me fri'nds! The weather has been so nice that I have had a grand time down at the lake. I saw some of ye at the Wegmans park enjoyin' yeselves.

Tabitha, 'tis against Leprechaun law to show meself to humans so ye will not see me. The next time ye shoelaces are untied, ye will know 'twas me!

Joey and mom, thank ye fo' the belated birthday wishes.

Thank ye to all 'o me fri'nds that left nice words 'bout me 'ouse. I take great pride in it.