Alternative Teaching Aids · Reading for Pleasure

New initiatives for promoting literacy from our Schools’ Library Service

Over the last few years, Schools’ Library Service in Guernsey has had a big focus on teaching and supporting information literacy showing teachers how the research skills we teacher links to the Bailiwick of Guernsey curriculum. Last year we made more of an effort to focus on our offer for literacy. We already offer book… Continue reading New initiatives for promoting literacy from our Schools’ Library Service

Library events · Reading for Pleasure · School Libraries · Ways to Inspire Reading

Celebrating World Book Day 2019

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

Book Review · New Book Releases · Reading for Pleasure

Book Review: Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

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

Reading for Pleasure · Recently Published Fiction

Recently Published Teenage Fiction Books – August, September & October 2018

Here’s a look at some of our favourite teenage fiction which has been released over the last three months. These would be great additions to a school library or just for reading at home. If any local schools would like to purchase any of these items, please don’t hesitate to get in contact. Phantom by… Continue reading Recently Published Teenage Fiction Books – August, September & October 2018

Reading for Pleasure · Recently Published Fiction

Recently Published Junior Fiction Books – July, August & September 2018

Here’s a look at some of our favourite junior fiction (ages 7-12) which has been released over the last three months. These would be great additions to a school library or just for reading at home. If any local schools would like to purchase any of these items, please don’t hesitate to get in contact.… Continue reading Recently Published Junior Fiction Books – July, August & September 2018