Recent posts – Page 138

  • child writing

    Give them a reason to write

    Our new curriculum stresses the importance of making links to real life contexts. Recently, Chris Leslie of Scottish Book Trust visited St. Andrew's Academy in Paisley, who are doing some great work to make these links clear to their pupils. In our writing videos from Nick Hesketh, Nick talks about...

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  • Bookbug Session

    ‘Fàilte’ to Gaelic Bookbug Sessions

    A recent development in the Bookbug world is the introduction in some areas of Gaelic Bookbug sessions. Argyll and Bute Council has been involved with the Bookbug programme since 2007 and in June 2011 started delivering Gaelic Bookbugs sessions in Oban. This has now been extended to Appin and...

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  • Old Books

    Finland Residency and the Search for a Scottish Creation Myth

    Janis MacKay takes a soul-searching tour through some ancient books

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  • Montrose Academy School Library Volunteers

    Liam, a pupil at Montrose Academy, is a library volunteer at his school library. He tells us about the school book group, why he enjoys volunteering in the library and why his school library is so important to school life. Here at Montrose Academy library there is a chance to become a pupil...

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  • Bookbug Week

    Help Bookbug Celebrate Bookbug Week

    Bookbug week is now in full swing and the week of events kicked off in true style with an excellent flagship event in South Lanarkshire last Friday. Hundreds of families made their way to Rutherglen Library to help Bookbug celebrate Creative Scotland’s Summer of Song and the Olympic Torch Relay in...

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  • Eastbank Academy and Golspie High School: Why we love our school libraries!

    This week we have another blog celebrating what young people love about their school libraries. Library volunteers from Eastbank Academy in Glasgow and young readers and writers from Golspie High School in the Highlands tell us what it is that draws then to the library and why it's so important to...

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