Literary Weekend

Librarianstale enjoyed some literary delights in London for a few days, with a literary theme. The British Library History of Magic Exhibition was absolutely amazing. Looking at the background to the magic and folklore found at the heart of the Harry Potter stories.  The exhibition is full of original first drafts from J.K.Rowling herself as well... Continue Reading →


The Reading Game

A fabulous addition to our school library, at Librarianstale The Reading Game from Carel Press. Choose 8 genre cards, set those out on tables along with 4 or 5 library books from each genre.  The children then are divided into groups of between 3-5 and given an Explorer map. They then visit each table in their... Continue Reading →

Spooky goings on at the library

Halloween has arrived at Librarianstale causing lots of excitement!   The skeleton umbrella makes an excellent centre piece especially when decorated with a few spooky cut-outs.  The display book shelf adds to the fun with Halloween decorations mingled in with a few suggested reads. All the children want to pay a visit but the lucky few that... Continue Reading →


Here at Librarianstale we try to keep up to date with the latest trends. The latest display in the school hall 'We are reading...' brings together all the wonderful books being shared in the classrooms during this half term.  The children loved giving their opinions so far and choosing the emoji's for the books created... Continue Reading →

New Releases

Another successful week of new releases here at Librarianstale, the children love giving emoji's to there favourite books!

Aliens Love Underpants – 10 years old!

The latest tea-party held by Librarianstale, was Aliens Love Underpants.  The children enjoyed listening to the original story and also Aliens in Underpants Save the World. After storytime the children were split into smaller groups to complete activities including making a alien craft complete with mini aliens, alien headgear and decorating some fancy pants! The... Continue Reading →

Spooky Library Lunches

Librarianstale is all set for October Library lunches with spooky stories and creepy crafts. A selection of children will be invited to come along to the library on Friday during their lunch hour to listen to some spooky stories while enjoying a drink and cakes, followed by a creepy craft for Halloween. Year 1 and... Continue Reading →

Reading Corners

Librarianstale always encourages each classroom to have a reading corner in their classroom.  This is one such reading corner linked to the topic of World War II.  Also linked to the latest class novel Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll. The children are loving the story and they love their time in the Andersen... Continue Reading →

Looking forward to libraries week

Here at Librarianstale I have started planning for Libraries Week. A week of activities in the library including book quizzes, story-telling, joke telling, comic give away and a book sale. To make the week even more special we've won an event pack including a copy of the new book Luna Loves Library Day which will... Continue Reading →

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