Egg-citing, Egg-cellent, Egg-tremely Good Books!

You may have guessed (perhaps based on the brilliant puns in this post’s title…) that the Easter Holidays are upon us here in Norfolk; while children across the county are enjoying the first week of their break, here in the office we’ve been putting together lots of projects ready for delivery at the beginning of… Read More Egg-citing, Egg-cellent, Egg-tremely Good Books!

Falling Out of Love with Reading: How To Recapture the Passion

At the end of last week, some of our team headed to Suffolk to attend the YLG Eastern’s regional training session which took place at the central library in Bury St Edmunds. Our librarian, Harriet, has given her overview of the day which you can read below… A brief resumé of YLG Eastern’s training session… Read More Falling Out of Love with Reading: How To Recapture the Passion

Shakespeare Week 2019

Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Shakespeare Week (18 – 24 March) is here again, and we are celebrating by reveling in the titles below….! Shakespeare Week  is an annual nationwide celebration established to introduce primary aged pupils to the brilliance of Shakespeare. The  festivities are coordinated by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust,  who provide lots of resources for Teachers… Read More Shakespeare Week 2019

Sita’s Patchwork Storytelling

We recently attended an inspirational CPD session organised by the Time and Tide Museum in Great Yarmouth (and we blogged about it here!). Author Sita Brahmachari demonstrated an amazing textile artefact which she uses to engage and intrigue children (and the grown-ups!) before they encounter her lovely prize-winning novel ‘Artichoke Hearts’. We liked her idea… Read More Sita’s Patchwork Storytelling

A special book for St Valentine’s Day

We Are Together by Britta Teckentrup This is a sweet picture book celebrating the joys and strengths of friendship and teamwork wherever and whoever you are, whether with just one person or many. Holes in the pages gradually reveal more and more small children of every shade and one or two with disabilities. Teckentrup uses… Read More A special book for St Valentine’s Day

Digifest: to Public Libraries and Beyond!

Digifest has arrived at Norfolk Libraries and we’re all very excited! Codable caterpillars, robot unicorns, stop motion animation and digital music – just some of the exciting events coming to Norfolk Libraries through February 2019 as part of DigiFest: A celebration of digital making. With events for children and young people aged 4-16 there is… Read More Digifest: to Public Libraries and Beyond!