3 June 2022
By Elaine Murphy
Cork Cycling Campaign donated books to Cork City Library for UN World Bike Day
Kevin Long from Cork Cycling Campaign said that the Cork Cycling Campaign are delighted to donate a collection of cycling related books to Cork City Library to celebrate World Bicycle Day today.
The selection of books cover a wide range of cycling topics, from sustainable urban mobility, history & economics of cycling, travel guides, adventure and more.
Cycling is a healthy, economical, sustainable, sociable and fun way to get around our City, and you can learn all about using the fantastic free resource that is our Cities Libraries.
Patricia Looney Senior Executive Librarian of Cork City Library said
“Cork City Libraries are delighted to receive this collection of books to celebrate World Bike Day especially With the recent passing of the wonderful travel writer and cycling enthusiast Dervla Murphy. Celebrating themes including, cycling for sustainable cities, urban mobility and travel & adventure they will be available to borrow by both young and old across our network of 10 libraries. Cork City Libraries Climate Action and Sustainability group are committed to supporting sustainable travel and library staff will soon be pedalling poetry and prose throughout the city with the new Cork City Council Library cargo bike contributing to the goals set out as part of the target to be one of Europe’s first climate neutral cities.”