School Library Service

Promoting reading

The School Library Service supports reading and encourages a love of books among all ages. We provide:

  • Curriculum and literacy related booklists
  • Transition booklist leaflets for new Reception, Year 2/3, Year 6/7, and Year 8/9 pupils
  • Family reading support
  • Fiction meetings for teachers and librarians
  • Staff meetings to promote new fiction
  • Book week support
  • Ideas for authors who can visit schools
  • Resources support for author visits
  • Database of book reviews

We also offer a range of reader promotion experiences:

  • 'Meet the Author' events around the county
  • Participation in our Hampshire Book Awards aimed at Year 1, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 8
  • County wide Literature Quiz for secondary schools
All previous years' book award support materials can now be found on our Moodle site.
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