Promoting Reading for Pleasure

 

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Evidence shows that children who read for pleasure are more likely to do well in school and to have better life chances. At Knowsley School Library Service we offer a range of services to inspire children to develop a love of reading and to support schools who are working towards the Reading Quality Mark:

  • Author events in schools to encourage children to read more widely
  • Resources to promote reading for pleasure
  • Use of new technologies (eBooks) available to use in school and at home
  • Chatterbooks reading groups in schools
  • Training courses to help develop staff confidence and knowledge of children’s books.
  • Advice on planning and developing library spaces
  • School library re-organisation and audit
  • Resources to support staff reading groups
  • Book purchasing and supply services
  • School Library Award accreditation