Paris for One is my first read in the Reading Ahead Challenge! For more information, check out our blog post here or come and ask in the Information Store.
The Information Store isn’t just about borrowing books and DVDs – we also have a lively Book Exchange, where people donate books and we give them away for free. It’s a great place to drop off books when you clear your shelves, and they’ll find a home with someone else!
World Book Day on 2nd March saw schools round the country holding events themed around stories, with people dressing up as much-loved characters and books written by a wide range of great authors like Jacqueline Wilson and David Almond just for this event. Check out our World Book Day video from 2016, made by staff and… Continue reading World Book Day
On 24th February, the Transforming Education in Norfolk Group in conjunction with Beanstalk launched the Get Norfolk Reading campaign to spread a love of reading and access to resources for literacy amongst primary school children.
Valentine’s Day is coming up next week (if you’re anything like me, you’ve only just remembered!), so we thought it would be a great time to feature some of the greatest love stories ever told. Many of these are also core GCSE English texts, so check out our GEM display in the Information Store for… Continue reading The Greatest Love Stories Ever
2016 was a difficult year, with celebrity deaths, the EU Referendum and the American election shaking things up, but what doesn’t change is our love of books. At the start of the year, we canvassed the opinions of Information Store staff to see what sort of books they would be challenging themselves to read this… Continue reading Reading Resolutions 2016 – how did we do?
The Hunger Games is a massive phenomenon with the film adaptations making a star of actress Jennifer Lawrence and bringing audiences streaming into the cinemas. Try the original first novel of Suzanne Collins’ series about the most brutal reality TV show ever to see what all the fuss is about.