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 →



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 →

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 →

The final Goth Girl!

The Goth Girl series of books is extremely popular in our school library, so the excitement of a new release has been palpable! The new book sees Ada Goth solving another spooky mystery with her friends from the 'attic' club, all during a music festival being held at Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Fabulous illustrations as always along... Continue Reading →

Treehouse Crazy!!

The 13 Storey Tree House was a welcome addition to our library last year.  It has received a new lease of life due to being one of the ten books on the Cumbria Book Awards, Spellbinding list. I recently purchased the next two books in the series which have also proved very popular.  The children are... Continue Reading →

Science Fiction Genre

So glad our year 6 children are looking at science fiction genre over the next few weeks. This books is an old favourite of mine, I think it is the first time I read any thing in this genre. The story involves a family whose father experiments with time travel with unsuspected consequences. The family... Continue Reading →

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