Friday, 14 December 2012

Christmas Books and Film tie-ins on TV

Why not enjoy a good book this Christmas holiday?  Come and browse our display of Christmas themed reads in the Discovery library!  We have lots of great titles in the both the Discovery and War Memorial libraries, including those in our ‘new books’ section.   

A Muppet Christmas Carol
Also, if you like films, below is a list of films that have been adapted from books and are on TV over the Christmas Period.  To view, go to 

Compiled by Helen Smith, Librarian at Eckington School.

A Christmas Carol - Grandmas Graphics
 Let us know if you prefer the book or the film?

TRS and Siobhan Dowd Trust article in Bromley Times

The Bromley Times have published an article on our Siobhan Dowd Trust prize win!  To view, click here:

Don’t forget to look out for the launch of our new books in January.

Friday, 7 December 2012

The Ravensbourne School Wins £1000 worth of books

The children and staff at The Ravensbourne School are celebrating after winning a prize worth £1000 for doing one of their favourite things … reading books. 

We were one of ten schools chosen by the Siobhan Dowd Trust to win their ‘Spread the Joy of Reading’ competition.  The competition was launched to find schools with the most vibrant and lively school libraries and the most imaginative ideas to encourage reading for pleasure.   

There will be a big launch of the books we have won in January.

To find out more about the activities that won us the prize, log on to  Siobhan Dowd wrote four outstanding novels for young people, between 2004 and 2007, all of which have won awards.