Read any Good Books lately?

Here at ELS, we’re keen readers and we don’t just love books for children- we still read age-appropriate books too! Our Librarian Harriet has some thoughts on the importance of reading to our well-being… Grown-ups, read any good books lately – adult books we mean? Tired, stressed, anxious? Perhaps a few minutes quiet reading could help.… Read More Read any Good Books lately?

Children’s Book Week 2017

Taking place this year between 13th-17th November, Children’s Book Week encourages schools, libraries, parents and children to celebrate books and reading for pleasure in any way possible. Organised by Book Trust, it’s a great opportunity to draw attention to the power and importance of reading. As ever, there’s a great ideas list of what you can get… Read More Children’s Book Week 2017

Lovely (Award Winning!) Libraries

As Libraries Week comes to an end, it’s been brilliant to see all of the wonderful libraries-related content being shared across various social channels. Whether it’s the tracking the #LibrariesWeek tag on Twitter to see all the wonderful things libraries do across the country, or the news that our favourite, Chris Riddell, has been made… Read More Lovely (Award Winning!) Libraries

Our Mobile is back on the road!

After a long summer resting, our specialist Children’s Mobile Library has been out on its first school visits this week… Over the course of the next term, Tony (our Mobile library assistant) will be visiting schools all over the county, giving pupils the opportunity to choose from our amazing book-stock, titles carefully selected by our… Read More Our Mobile is back on the road!