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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.

'ello me fri'nds! 'Tis only three days 'til Christmas. I be excit'd! Are you? Happy Hanukkah to all who cel'brate it!

Cheers! Lorenzo. Thank ye fo' writin'.

Nic, Merry Christmas to ye too.

Ethan, Merry Christmas.

I hope all o' ye have a very happy and safe holiday. And a Happy New Year!

Happy Thanksgiving ev'ryone! Enjoy the day with family 'n delicious food.

Cheers! Madison.

Charlotte, I come from a very large family with many broth'rs 'n sist'rs. Do you have any broth'rs or sist'rs?

 Cheers! Yona.

'ello Sean. 'Tis grand to be 7 years old.

Cheers! Jada.

Ashlyn, I love me 'ouse so much that I do not need to go to a hotel. I be full grown at three and a half inches, so I will not outgrow me 'ouse.

Good aft'rnoon all. I have been busy gettin' me 'ouse ready fo' the cold weather that is approachin'. I have me warm blanket, a cup 'o tea 'n a good book all ready.

Cheers! Sara

 Brayden, I am in me 'ouse a lot. When I am not there, I be explorin' the library bookshelves.

Addy, thank ye fo' ye note.

Spencer, yes, I am always readin' library books. I love to read! I have been known to take a spin on the train. 'Tis a lot o' fun.

Thank ye to me fri'nd who wished me a Merry Christmas 'n a Happy New Year.

Stay warm ev'ryone!

Good morn' ev'ryone! I hope ye are well and keepin' warm.

Cheers! Madison. Thank ye fo' writin'.

Cheers! Dani. Loved ye little pictur's.

Elise, I use a wee bit o' magic to get through me doors. I love workin' with wood so me tool box is always out, ready to use.

'ello Becky. Yes, I love the snow but I must be careful of the really deep snowbanks. Bein' only three 'n a half inches tall I could get lost in 'em!

Delanie, thank ye fo' ye sweet note. I hope ye will write again.

Cheers! Leah.