Libraries Week is an annual celebration of all things library related and this year (7-12 October), it’s celebrating the role of libraries in the digital world, exploring how libraries engage communities through technology, building digital skills and confidence, encouraging digital participation and inclusion, as well as supporting health, wellbeing and education and much much more. If… Read More Libraries Week 2019
Established by The Society for Storytelling, National Storytelling Week is an annual celebration drawing attention the importance of oral storytelling for all ages, young and old. The SFS have lots of brilliant resources available on their website, but we’d also recommend looking at the hashtag on twitter because- as always!- the wider book and reading community have… Read More National Storytelling Week 2018
Just a few things we’d like to draw your attention to before we get to this week’s Friday Reads: There are just 31 days until the winner of this year’s Carnegie and Kate Greenaway book awards are announced (on Monday 20th June!). We’ve mentioned before how great the CILIP CKG shadowing site is and if… Read More News overload (and some Friday Reads)
ONE WEEK TO GO! Norfolk Schools will have finished for the holidays this week and while we’re looking forward to a little break, we’re also keeping busy putting together project boxes for the New Year. If you’re feeling particularly organised and are looking toward 2016, you can find a list of our spring term INSET… Read More Festive Countdown- Week Three!
The past five days will now be known as ‘the busiest week EVER, or at least the busiest week since the last time we claimed we were having an especially busy time.’ The madness began on Monday when two of team were at a training session coordinated by the Eastern Committee of the Youth Libraries Group (YLG). Entitled ‘Living Legends’,… Read More A conference, a training day, an Author in residence and a Peters party!
How on EARTH is it 2014 already?! It seems like only yesterday that we were setting up this little blog but time has whizzed by and it’s nearly five months old- yikes! We’d like to thank everyone who has read and commented in this time- we hope you’ve been enjoying our posts as much as we’ve… Read More Happy New Year & an SLS Best-of!