Category Archives: Reading for Pleasure

Reading Outcomes Framework

The Reading Agency has published its long-awaited Reading Outcomes Framework. This tool is designed to ‘help improve impact evaluation across the sector…..It will help you understand, demonstrate and improve the impact of your activity to encourage reading. It will support … Continue reading

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Providing Excellent Library Provision

By Alison Tarrant, MCLIP, MSc Econ Honour List Librarian, School Librarian of the Year Award 2016 Cambourne Village College is in its fourth year. We opened in September 2013 with a single year group, and have been building up year … Continue reading

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Reading Rocks event, October 2016

From time to time, SLG is asked to send representatives to different events around the country to speak or to set up a stand.  This involved us getting involved with a stand in the ATL Conference earlier in the year, … Continue reading

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SLG Regional Event in Kent/SE London

CILIPSLG held one of its very successful Regional Training Days at Eltham College in South East London on October 24th.  The day was heavily over-subscribed, and there are plans to rerun the day next March for all those who were … Continue reading

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SLG National Conference – Making the most of World Book Day and other national reading initiatives

Amanda Ball an myself have recently lead a seminar on how to run a successful World Book Day and other reading initiatives. During the session we explored the value in participating in an established National event but we also highlighted some … Continue reading

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Refugees and child migration: essential book titles

Are you celebrating World Refugee Day this June ? Do not miss the opportunity to stock up your library with our fantastic book recommendations and prepare for this worldwide initiative. Amanda Ball (Morpeth School) has kindly put together a fantastic … Continue reading

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Recommended graphic novel titles for school libraries

Recommended graphic novels for school librariesOur fantastic visit to the Forbidden Planet Megastore in London has really given all participants an insight into the world of graphic novels and really interesting discussions about some of the pitfalls regarding content and … Continue reading

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Why everybody should read Neil Gaiman

I used to hate London. An odd way to introduce Neil Gaiman, you might think, but it’s true – the noise of the crowds, the smell, that particular level of physical and social discomfort that can only be found on … Continue reading

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STREAM 2015 – FREE Book Festival

STREAM South London Book Festival 2015 will be opened this year by masters of words and pictures, Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell and author, poet and performer Michael Rosen in an entertaining and interactive family event. STREAM2015 has a stellar line-up … Continue reading

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CILIP Carnegie 2015

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