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!
Norfolk schools are back in session this week and don’t we know it- our phone hasn’t stopped ringing since Wednesday! We’re running full steam ahead here and we’re excited for the autumn term to get into full swing. The September issue of our Book Bites newsletter is now online and can be read here; it’s… Read More Welcome back, Norfolk Schools!
It’s September 1st and the final friday of the holidays here in Norfolk; though we feel as though we’ve been preparing for the start of the autumn term for some weeks now, our team is certainly lamenting the end of the summer break- it has zoomed by! Hopefully, like us, you’ll have used the last… Read More Farewell Summer Holidays!
As you may have seen, we’re resting our usual Friday Reads over the summer while our team are busy working their way through our summer workload (which includes lots of NEW BOOKS!). As an alternative, our Librarian, Harriet, has been putting together a few brief lists of books she thinks are worthy of your attention… Read More Summer Holiday Reads!
It’s week three of the six-week holidays here in Norfolk and even though our county’s schools aren’t in session, we’re keeping busy with our usual summer tasks, the most of important of which is making sure our stock is in tip-top shape for the new term (which is already hurtling towards us at an alarming… Read More Animal Agents!
A few weeks ago, before the end of term came and went, we had a (temporary!) new addition to our team in the form of Ellie, who was with us for a week of work experience. From a high school with which we’ve done lots of work in the past, Ellie was a brilliant asset… Read More A Week at Norfolk ELS…
Crikey! It’s the actual END OF TERM for Norfolk schools today- where on earth has the last academic year gone?! That’s a question we’ve uttered on multiple occasions this week especially as our summer term project boxes arrived back in office; we’ve already begun planning for the September “back to school” project rush- we’re sure… Read More End of Term 2017!
Before the torrential rain descended this week, two of our team popped to Norwich Cathedral to attend the Norfolk Children’s Book Festival, taking place as part of the Young Norfolk Arts Festival. Now in it’s sixth year, the one-day event is hosted by Norwich School, and is a great way to promote literacy and books by… Read More Norfolk Children’s Book Festival 2017
If you visited our blog this time last week, you’ll have seen our post recapping our morning shadowing this year’s Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards. One of the best parts of our morning was hearing what pupils from the six schools who joined us had to say about this year’s shortlists. Some even shared reviews-… Read More (Belated) CKG Reviews!
This week, on a very, very hot Monday morning, we made our way to Dereham for our annual CILIP CKG shadowing celebration, this year hosted by Ms Ling from Northgate High School. SIX schools came together to share their thoughts on the books shortlisted for both the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals; Wymondham High, Litcham… Read More CKG Day 2017!