What book would make the perfect Christmas present?
Would it be the latest bestseller from a favourite author or a well-loved classic? Do you have a favourite seasonal tale, or perhaps a much-loved book from your childhood which would be ideal for a younger member of the family?
Or maybe you would like to suggest one for a teacher or celebrity?
We unveiled 3 books on Monday 8th December
Saturday’s recommendation was for The Kite Runner by Geraldine McCaughrean. It was suggested by Sara who said: “This story is full of adventure, excitement and wonder, starting with
Our fourth book recommendation for the #libraryadventcalendar comes from Anna. She recommends Inheritance, which is the final instalment in the Eragon series by Christopher Paolini for its “action packed” nature and the concluding battle between Eragon and Galbatorix.
Friday 5th December’s
To help get into the festive spirit between now and the end of term, our Christmas quiz is available in the Boys’ Senior and Girls’ Main libraries as well as being downloadable here.
See how many you can do.
Christmas Quiz 2014
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for the answers.
The countdown begins…
The shortlist for the 2015 Award will be announced on Friday 3rd Ocotober from 1.30-2.10 at Bolton School. The winner is then up to you. Read all the books and pick your favourites.
Voting will take place in May 2015 and the winner announced June 2015.
Vist the Fiction Award blog page after the launch to find out more about the
National Poetry Day is on Thursday 2nd October.
As part of this there will be poetry readings in the LSL between 1.30 and 2.00. If you have a favourite poem you can read it, or else come and hear others read. All are welcome.
Get involved nationally: Tweet your favourite poems using #thinkofapoem. This year’s theme is ‘Remember’.
You can find out more about National Poetry Day and The Poetry Society by clicking these links.
Read, share and discuss your favourite books at Book Club.
Book clubs are running each week for Years 7-10.
Girls: Meet in the Turret Library every Wednesday 1.30-2.10.
Boys: Meet in the LSL every Thursday 1.30-2.10.
All are welcome so come along and make new discoveries.