Local school children create a Christmas Book Flood for The BIG Little Library

On Saturday 30 November, the multi award-winning community venture The BIG Little Library is again giving away brand new books for Christmas. The Christmas Book Flood campaign is in conjunction with BookTrust and Belle Vale Shopping Centre in Liverpool. There will be 100s of nearly new books which have been kindly donated ...

Frank Cottrell Boyce becomes patron of reading at Alsop

Award winning children’s author Frank Cottrell Boyce, visited Alsop High School to launch a new initiative “Reading the Alsop Way”. Frank has been appointed to the influential role as the patron of reading. He has agreed to be an ambassador for Alsop and promote reading within school, and the wider community. Reading ...

School celebrates new reading oasis

Staff and pupils at St Ambrose Primary School have been celebrating the opening of their new library which was officially opened by the poet and author, Paul Delaney. Tracy Moorcroft, acting deputy headteacher said: “It was a magnificent morning celebrating the opening of a fantastic space for our children to ‘get ...

Liverpool Writing Quality Mark – celebrating success!

School Improvement Liverpool (SIL) welcomed schools from around Liverpool to Liverpool Central Library as they attended a celebration event and were presented with their Liverpool Writing Quality Mark (LWQM) awards by Councillor Barbara Murray. Launched in October last year to enthuse, inspire and celebrate writing across the city, the aims of the LWQM are to ...

Celebrating books

Schools and pupils are being offered the chance to celebrate the joys of reading at the Liverpool Children’s Festival of Reading, which will run from June 24 to July 12. The festival is a celebration of books for children and young people throughout the city of Liverpool and is an initiative ...