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.
o I can’t believe it has been and gone. The first ever JCS Digital Literacy conference #JCS2018 in Birmingham was a huge success. Wonderful keynote speakers, fabulous lightning talks and the opportunity to present a workshop too. I was delighted to talk to librarians who I follow on Twitter who were great at coming up… Continue reading JCS Digital Literacy Conference 2018
Here @slsguernsey we have been thinking about competitions that we could use in school libraries to encourage more students in through the doors. A few years back I remembered running a 12 Books of Christmas competition at one of our secondary schools and it went down well so we are going to try it again.… Continue reading 12 Books of Christmas