Author Visits · Ways to Inspire Reading

8 (out of 10) Reasons Why We’re Dangerously Excited for David O’Doherty

Children’s book author and capricious comedian David O’Doherty will soon be making his way to Guernsey as part of a tour to celebrate the release of his latest book Doctor Noel Zone presents Danger Really is Everywhere.  On Thursday 6th October, Year 6 and Year 7 students have been invited to attend a session with… Continue reading 8 (out of 10) Reasons Why We’re Dangerously Excited for David O’Doherty

Ann Bryant · Class Visit · Study Skills

In 2016-17, let books really take you places…

Calling all teachers!     If you are looking for extra ideas for class activities this upcoming term, then we hope this run-down of all things literary might give you a helping hand. Class Visits to the Guille-Allès Library Last term we had some great sessions with classes who paid us a visit to learn more… Continue reading In 2016-17, let books really take you places…

New Book Releases · Reading for Pleasure · Storytime

New Book Releases – September 2016

This post will keep you up to date with new titles coming out and will be divided into categories of Picture books, Children’s books and Young Adult Books. Please comment and let us know if they were worth waiting for or if there are any other books we should be getting excited about! Click here… Continue reading New Book Releases – September 2016

Alternative Teaching Aids · Google Hangout · School Libraries · Training Courses

International Skype Session at ArASL 2016

I’m delighted to be joined by Stony Evans, a Library Media Specialist at Lakeside High School in Hot Springs, Arkansas who is a guest on our blog. We shared the pleasure of co-presenting at the Arkansas Association of School Librarians and here is our journey. Introduction  (Elizabeth) Way back in January I was looking for information about Mystery Skype.… Continue reading International Skype Session at ArASL 2016

New Book Releases · Reading for Pleasure · Storytime

New Book Releases – August 2016

This post will keep you up to date with new titles coming out and will be divided into categories of Picture books, Children’s books and Young Adult Books. Please comment and let us know if they were worth waiting for or if there are any other books we should be getting excited about! Click here… Continue reading New Book Releases – August 2016

Alternative Teaching Aids · Alternative Teaching Methods · Google Hangout · Ways to Inspire Reading

4 ways we used technology to enhance our library programmes

Schools’ Library Service in Guernsey, as with many library services across the world, are always looking at how we can use innovative ideas to enhance schools library use. Over the years we have tried many things and want to share some of the activities that worked best for us. Google Hangouts Book groups and book… Continue reading 4 ways we used technology to enhance our library programmes

New Book Releases · Reading for Pleasure · Storytime

New Book Releases – July 2016

This post will keep you up to date with new titles coming out and will be divided into categories of Picture books, Children’s books and Young Adult Books. Please comment and let us know if they were worth waiting for or if there are any other books we should be getting excited about! Click here… Continue reading New Book Releases – July 2016