It’s the first week of the Easter holidays which means one thing in our office: the packing and unpacking of project boxes! Our team are busy selecting books ready for the new term, on topics ranging from the always popular seaside to the slightly more niche Shang dynasty…! As a mid-week distraction, we’ve decided to… Read More Easter Holidays and overdue book reviews!
One of the best things about being part of our team is that we get to visit so many lovely school libraries across the county and in turn meet enthusiastic staff with a real passion for reading. Last week, we mentioned the makeover Loddon Junior School had given their library- we still can’t get over what… Read More Delightful displays and wednesday reads!
Well, we’re not sure how you’re currently fairing in the rest of the country but if where you are is anything like where we are in Norfolk, then you might be currently of the opinion that Autumn is finally here; all this wet weather and pavements lined with lovely brown leaves certainly support this theory! The changing of the seasons means… Read More Wet weather and what we’re reading this week
It’s Friday and here we are again having maybe overlooked our mid-week reads…but worry not! As you can see here, we used to be quite good at reviewing books at the end of the week so for the purposes of this post we’ll be conjuring the ghost of entries-past… Yesterday was National Poetry Day and the… Read More Whoops, we forgot about Wednesday…!
A few weeks into the new term and we’re excited to be back in the swing of things- projects have been sent and our mobile has had its first full week of school visits. Before heading back out across the county, though, it was given a post-summer makeover inside. If you or your pupils have… Read More Wonderful Wednesday Reads!
Well, somehow it’s September- the summer holidays are officially over and don’t we know it; we’ve been inundated with project loan requests in the last few days which is a definite sign that teachers are back in and looking toward the new term and the new curriculum. We’ve had the usual mix of interesting topics,… Read More Hello September!
Well, the Summer holidays soon crept up on us quickly- yikes! We’re three weeks in already and though our phones have been quiet, we’ve been catching up with our usual holiday jobs: selecting books for projects, cataloguing lovely new books, weeding our stock, preparing for the autumn term, and of course, the thing we like to do the… Read More Summer Holiday Wednesday Reads
There aren’t many of us in the office at the moment, so this fortnight’s reading update is thinner than usual – the others are on the beach catching up with some good books – watch this space! However, a couple of us are here, so- What we’re reading (this) wednesday: Kirsten: Phoenix by S.F. Said- Beautifully… Read More Who’s left in the office this wednesday?
In 7 days time, much excitement will be felt in schools across Norfolk as the summer holidays finally arrive. This revelation has caused us to pose two questions: 1) just where on earth has 2014 gone and 2) what will everyone be reading over the Summer? The Mythical Maze Summer Reading Challenge 2014 officially launched last weekend and many… Read More Summer Reading Challenge, Rollesby Recap, and our Wednesday Reads!
We have a slight confession- we may have been having so much fun yesterday that we forgot to post on the blog. I know, it’s bad form, but listen- yesterday we attended the Norfolk Children’s Book Festival at Norwich School where we saw (and met!) Simon Mayo, Cathy MacPhail, Paul Dowswell and Marcus Sedgwick, all of… Read More Wednesday Reads on a Thursday- whoops!