Yesterday was Harry Potter Book Night; we LOVE this annual celebration of everything Potter-related, now in its second year. The 2016 theme was ‘Night of Spells’; voting took place on the Bloomsbury website and the most popular spell was Expecto Patronum (definitely the best spell in our opinion!). You can see the top 10 here… Read More Potter, Libraries, Peters and more!
Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while may remember that last year, we held a picture book-themed party to celebrate Peters Book of the Year prize. The afternoon we spent at Cliff Park Infants School was SO much fun that we decided to do it again this year, with a… Read More Our Peters Picture Book Party 2015!
Our KS2 Reading for Pleasure group chaired by two of our SLS Librarians (Harriet and Mandy) had their termly meeting in Fakenham last week, and the group’s thoughts on the books selected for them to read can be found below! Have you read any? Let us know what you think! The Boy who Climbed into… Read More KS2 Fiction Discussion- Spring Term
Half term is done and dusted which means we’re now debating when we can start counting down to Christmas (which is in 7 weeks and 1 day, not that we checked…). Lots of exciting things have happened since we last blogged- here are a few worth mentioning: The nominations for the 2015 Carnegie Medal and… Read More Wednesday reads and exciting Conference news!
With the recent bout of sunny weather across our part of the country, it seems as though Spring has (sort-of) sprung and that, the Easter break is finally upon us! To be honest, we’re all a bit baffled as to how we’re into April already- 2014 is certainly whizzing by! Lots of book award-y goings… Read More A Book Awards round-up and our mid-week Reads!
Pinfold, Levi: Black Dog Rix, Megan: The Victory Dogs Almond, David: The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas Shelton, Dave: A Boy and a Bear in a Boat The four titles above were the most popular of the selection enjoyed by our Fakenham Reading For Pleasure Group this term. Staff met over some delicious seasonal refreshments… Read More Latest thoughts from Fakenham Reading for Pleasure KS2 group
It’s been an incredibly hectic week for us here in the SLS office as we said goodbye to the summer break and hello to the start of autumn term- and the back-to-school project request rush that arrived with it! Our Librarians have really enjoyed selecting books and putting together the project boxes ordered by our… Read More Friday Reads #2!