Category Archives: School Libraries

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 Conference: Oakham School

Julie Angel, Assistant Librarian at Eltham College, attended our conference at Oakham School on November 1st 2016, and sent us her report of the day: The SLG Regional Conference was held at Oakham School and hosted by Darryl Toerien, Head of … 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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Good news!

Good news!  The London and South East group have allowed the CILIPSLG National Committee to also add resources to this site, so from now on you will be able to hear about news and events from all over the country. … Continue reading

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Libraries and Leadership: understanding value with the CILIP Impact Toolkit

For my CILIP Leadership programme, I have been asked to use the first section of the CILIP Impact Toolkit which looks at understanding value so I have focused the task on determining the core purpose of my new school library. … 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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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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Book Review – The Rest Of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

When the vampires, or the soul-eating ghosts or the emissaries from the Domain of Light come to Earth, they go after the Indie Kids. Romantic, free-spirited loners with their own whimsical style and distinctive names, the Indie Kids listen to … Continue reading

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Navigating the choppy seas of graphic novels…

SLG London and South-East have recently organised a twilight visit to the Forbidden Planet Megastore. I was really hoping that visiting the store, talking with the knowledgeable staff and other enthusiastic geek colleagues would give me some useful pointers and … Continue reading

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Graphic Novels for School Libraries – Twilight visit to Forbidden Planet shop London

  Join us for our return to Forbidden Planet! We will be reprising last year’s successful visit to the Forbidden Planet shop at 179, Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JR https://forbiddenplanet.com/pages/about/ on Wednesday 21st October from 7.00pm – 8.30pm  ALL WELCOME We will enjoy sole … Continue reading

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