On 6th June, CILIP and the School Library Association are launching a campaign to get school libraries made an essential part of every Ofsted inspection, with funding for schools to nurture library staff. Ofsted’s own research shows that: “In the most effective primary and secondary schools visited, libraries and well trained specialist librarians had a… Read More Books about Books!
Our Librarian, Harriet, wrote this before the rain descended on us once again…! Because Spring has sprung at last, and because travelling around Norfolk there seem to be many trees threatened by road and house building (though there are some being planted too, happily), it seems a good moment to mention a few of the… Read More Terrific Trees: A Celebration!
Dragons descended on the city at the end of last week as the Seven Stories touring exhibition ‘The Viking’s Guide to Deadly Dragons’ arrived at Norwich Castle, where even Cressida Cowell popped along for the launch weekend. A small number of children (and adults, including one of our team!) congregated at the castle on Friday… Read More Deadly Dragons descend on Norwich!
This week began with great excitement- Cressida Cowell came to visit Norwich! The author of the popular How to Train Your Dragon series was in our city to promote her newest book, ‘How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury’ and spoke to a full audience at the Open venue in the city on Monday night. It was… Read More How to Train Your Dragon…in Norwich!