If you like that, try this…

Have you ever overheard students discussing a film or TV series only to immediately stop what you're doing, dash around the shelves, and reappear minutes later with an armful of books and the eternal words: 'If you like that, try this...'? If so, you're almost definitely a school librarian. As library staff, we are always … Continue reading If you like that, try this…

My kind of entertainment: new secondary fiction for summer 2020

As children, my older brother and I would compete for ownership of the Argos catalogue. The noise it made as it landed on the kitchen table in early December, that unmistakable plonk, was our starter pistol. We would push past my retreating mother, holding our arms out to the side to block each other, shilling … Continue reading My kind of entertainment: new secondary fiction for summer 2020

Interview with School Librarian of the Year 2019 Ros Harding

Ros Harding is Head Librarian and Archivist at the King's School in Chester. She received the prestigious SLA School Librarian of the Year Award in June 2019. You can follow Ros on Twitter @KSCLibrarian. Let’s start with a difficult one: What book meant the most to you as a child? Would you recommend it to … Continue reading Interview with School Librarian of the Year 2019 Ros Harding