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?
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!
At the beginning of this week, two of our team made their way down to the beautiful setting of Norwich Cathedral to attend the Norfolk Children’s Book Festival, taking place as part of the Young Norfolk Arts Festival. Hosted by Norwich School, the day event is now in its fifth year and is a wonderful… Read More Norfolk Children’s Book Festival 2016
Not one, not two, three or four, but FIVE Friday Read recommendations for you this week, not just because we’ve all been reading lots but because it’s a bank holiday- and what better way to spend a bank holiday than reading books? Especially as the weather is likely to be awful (in Norfolk, at least-… Read More Bank holiday book special!
It’s been a busy week for us here; on Tuesday, our office was visited by THIRTY key stage 1 pupils from Langham Village, all of whom chose books and took part in activities complementing their morning session at the Norfolk Record Office. A brilliant time was had by all- “lots of smiles” according to one… Read More Conference, Castle, Carnegie, Friday Reads!
The phones are ringing, project boxes have left the building and our inbox is peppered with enquiries: Norfolk schools may only have been back in session for a few days, but we’re already thinking of the summer holidays as a distant memory…Christmas is on the horizon, though…!! Ready for the start of term, both our… Read More Back to School, Newsletters, INSET, Conference…Friday Reads too!
Our Fakenham Reading For Pleasure group met recently to discuss the six titles below which they had been given for the spring term. The group was led by one of our SLS Librarians, Harriet, and she shares thoughts and reactions from the session- they’re a mixed bunch! Have you read any of the titles? Why not let us know by… Read More Our KS2 Reading For Pleasure Group- Spring term titles!