Since 2013, we’ve been counting down the four weeks to Christmas using our area of expertise; not libraries or schools, but BOOKS! Five years ago, we shared our very first advent book wreath, followed in 2014 and 2015 by our advent book doors. In 2016, thanks to our graphic designer friend Liam Drane, we had a very stylish… Read More The Return of our Book Advent!
Norwich is well-known for being a literary hotspot, so it’s not unusual for writerly types to make appearances at venues across the city- and sometimes we’re fortunate enough to be there to hear them talk about their books! A few weeks ago one of our Library Assistants, Zoë, popped along to our local Waterstones to… Read More Anthony Horowitz visits Norwich
We’re an office full of readers, so we firmly support anything that encourages reading for pleasure at any age, and BookTrust’s Time To Read initiative does just that. Research shows that reading for fun, particularly families reading together, encourages children to do better in school across all subjects- even maths! In November and December, BookTrust… Read More Time To Read
We’ve been very busy on the blog this week and would encourage you to (please!) take a look at our other entries: congratulations Frances Hardinge here and Holocaust Memorial Day here. Now: some Friday Reads to end the week! Harriet: The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair by Lara Williamson This story has… Read More Busy Blogging and Friday Reads
Our Friday Reads feature is back for the summer (and beyond)- and today we’ve got not one, not two or three, but FOUR mini-reviews from members of our team. We’re always interested to hear what everyone else is reading, so if you’ve encountered any great books lately, let us know via the comments! Gail: Jessica’s Ghost by… Read More Friday Reads Returns!