Librarian conference

Post-Fact landscape: How librarians can help.

The Internet Librarian International (ILI) conference 2017  Continuing our series of blog post, Catherine Stuart writes about her day.  What is the ‘fake news phenomenon’? What are the potential effects of it and who does it affect? How can I as a Teacher/Librarian combat this within my role?  I attended this session to learn more… Continue reading Post-Fact landscape: How librarians can help.

New Book Releases · Reading for Pleasure · Storytime

New Book Releases – November 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 […]

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.

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