The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

The Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals are one of the most prestigious children’s book awards. Run by The Library and Information Association, CILIP, the Carnegie award recognises a writer annually for an “outstanding book written in English for Children and young people” (CILIP, 2019). Starting in 1936 in memory of the Scottish-born philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie … More The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards

Short Story Week

This week in the library we are celebrating Short Story Week! On the top floor you will find a display with some of our selections of short stories. Have a peruse through our pictures below with some choice picks from our story collections to whet your appetite for a tale or two, or to inspire your own creative writing! … More Short Story Week

Spoooooooky Staff Picks!

This Halloween some of our library staff have picked their favourite scary stories  to share with you. Dare you read them..? MW – Osamu Tezuka “Amazing dark story with more than one twist, elegantly told and beautifully drawn. Osamu Tezuka’s creative genius really shines through on every page.” MW follows Garai, a Catholic priest, Yuki, … More Spoooooooky Staff Picks!

A Day Life in the Life… of the Casual Library Staff

Welcome to a day in the life of two casual staff members at the library, Greyson and Kate! During term time our hours are flexible, both of us work between 16 and 18 hours per week. Our role includes shelving (aka procrastinating shelving), and sitting at either the upstairs or downstairs desk, where you’ll often … More A Day Life in the Life… of the Casual Library Staff

School Resources base by base: Maths, Science & Technology, and Earth Sciences

Welcome to our second break down of the School Resources bases! This time we are exploring our Maths base before leading you through to our collections for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences.   The Maths base is located on the far left side of School Resources, outside study room C. The colour for this base … More School Resources base by base: Maths, Science & Technology, and Earth Sciences

#Shelfhelp Study Tips

To help you with your exams and assignments we have been posting daily study tips throughout the assessment weeks. In case you have missed out on them so far, here are the ones from the first week. #ShelfHelp Study Tip 1 Our first tip focused on getting started by creating a study plan. A study plan is a great starting … More #Shelfhelp Study Tips