authors · Librarian conference · Reading for Pleasure

Federation of Children’s Book Groups conference

One of our SLS librarians attended the FCBG conference this year. It was her first conference so she shared her experience with us.

Author Visits · authors · Book Week · Reading for Pleasure · Ways to Inspire Reading

Schools’ Library Service Book Week 2017

As another Book Week ends it is lovely to see all feedback coming in about the great week everyone has had. You often wonder if the work you put into these events is worth it. Seeing the smile on everyone’s faces and the work being done within schools has been testament to the importance of… Continue reading Schools’ Library Service Book Week 2017

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

Alternative Teaching Methods · Ann Bryant · Author Visits · Patron of Reading · Ways to Inspire Reading

Play in a Day!

One of Schools’ Library service (SLS)  missions is to engender a lifelong love of reading. We have done this in many ways over the years by running story sessions, shadowing book awards, connecting children to authors through Skype and webcasts, but nothing has as big an impact as a face to face meeting with an author.… Continue reading Play in a Day!

authors · Book Week

How to run a successful Book Week

For the last seventeen 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 How to run a successful Book Week