Another year, another wonderful World Book Day celebration! Every year here at SLS we invite local schools to put together a team of either Year 6 or Year 7 students to take part in a literary quiz. Ranging from ‘Food for Thought’ to ‘Magic & Mystery’, we put together six rounds of quiz questions for… Continue reading Celebrating World Book Day 2019
Quirky from the outset, Kenneth Oppel’s latest offering Inkling is an innovative look at creativity, honesty and belonging. The story follows Ethan Rylance, the 11-year old son of a well-known graphic novel artist, who finds himself in need of inspiration when a school project pressures him to turn in an art project that is nothing… Continue reading Book Review: Inkling by Kenneth Oppel
In 2019 as libraries suffer cuts and closures around the UK, author Andrew Larsen wanted to share the story of a man who founded many libraries across the world. This beautifully illustrated book published by Pikku Publishing tells the story of a man who understood the value of libraries in his life and wanted to… Continue reading Book Review: The Man who Loved Libraries
For the last twenty years, the Schools’ Library Service (SLS) in Guernsey has run a very successful Book Week. We have had many interesting authors over the years, including Ian Whybrow, Tanya Landman, Brian Moses, Tim Bowler, Beverly Naidoo, Tony Mitton,The Two Steves, Bali Rai, Nicola Davies, Ann Bryant, Linda Newbery and Alan Gibbons, to… Continue reading 21 years of Book Week
A quick video of how to use Q-Files
SLS Guernsey was asked to write about the impact our ebook collection was having. Find the link to the blog post here.