Librarian conference

Internet Librarian Conference 2017: How librarians respond to change.

The Internet Librarian programme conference looked very appealing with a key theme being the phenomenon of ‘fake news’ and how it affects libraries and librarians. I also liked the diversity within the programme which was reflected in conference delegates attending from different settings academic, school, government, corporate. I was a day delegate, and was not… Continue reading Internet Librarian Conference 2017: How librarians respond to change.

New Book Releases · Reading for Pleasure · Storytime

New Book Releases – October 2017

This post will keep you up to date with new titles being released 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! If any […]

Reading for Pleasure · Ways to Inspire Reading

15 Book and Reading Related Apps for Children

Working in a library I often get asked not only for recommendations for books for children but also for ways to encourage reluctant readers. A fun way to get children into reading is with book related apps, some can be used for learning to read and others which link to a well known series and… Continue reading 15 Book and Reading Related Apps for Children

Work Experience

Learning about the inner workings of the Schools’ Library Service during my works experience week.

For my work experience week, I chose the Schools’ Library Service (SLS) since I wanted to know more about how it works, and working as a librarian is something that I am open to doing as a job later in life.   On Monday, Becky (Senior Library Assistant (Acquisitions)) took me on a tour of… Continue reading Learning about the inner workings of the Schools’ Library Service during my works experience week.