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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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SLG London and SE – January Social!

Don’t miss our visit to the British Library’s exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imaginationhttp://www.bl.uk/events/terror-and-wonder–the-gothic-imagination followed by our Winter Social in the function room at the nearby Central Station pub. On Saturday 17th January – ALL WELCOME! See the exhibition (which … Continue reading

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The Beating Heart of the School – a London & SE SLG course

On Friday 14th November 2014, SLG London and South East committee hosted a training course to attempt to deal with some of the issues facing school librarians. This event was inspired by issues raised in the APPG document published in … Continue reading

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A Trip To A Forbidden Planet

It is notoriously difficult to choose graphic novels for school libraries and so On Wednesday, 22 October, CILIP’s School Libraries Group for London and the Southeast met at Forbidden Planet (https://forbiddenplanet.com) As you may know (or may not if you’ve … Continue reading

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Pupil Library Assistant of the Year Award

This new Award is to recognise the contribution made by pupils who work in their school libraries, to acknowledge the skills gained and to give them the recognition they deserve, both within and outside their school community. Nominations can be … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Comics and Manga

Choosing graphic novels, comics and manga for your school library can be a bit of a minefield. This event run by London and South East SLG will help you choose the right material for your pupils, and it’s a great … Continue reading

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BETT 2015

A lot of our members have found the BETT (the British Educational Training and Technology tradeshow) incredibly useful, and tickets are now available for 2015. The event is held at the ExCell in London’s Docklands from 21st – 24th January … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Night 2015

Bloomsbury have made this exciting announcement about the launch of Harry Potter Night in February 2015. Their press launch said this…. “February 5th 2015 will see the first ever Harry Potter Book Night. This exciting event gives new and existing … Continue reading

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Essential Training

Educational Attainment and School Libraries Is your library at the Heart of the School? Date & Time: Friday, 14 November 2014 – 10:00am to 4:00pm Inspired by the recent CILIP report of the same name, this training day will explore … Continue reading

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Preparing a Reading For Pleasure policy

In March 2012 Ofsted published the document Moving English Forward. This document was designed to tackle the problem of low and falling literacy levels in the UK and, for the first time, it mentions the need for a specific Reading … Continue reading

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