We are looking forward to virtual sessions with author Victoria Williamson tomorrow (6th May) S1 and S2 pupils will have 2 sessions with Victoria in May.
Tomorrow’s session is largely based on Victoria’s book, The Boy with the Butterfly . Session 2 will be a creative writing session and will be held on 20th May.
Hot off the press! The latest issue of Vibrant, the NA school libraries newsletter is now available. Some fantastic contributions from our pupils! As always we would love to hear your thoughts on this and any suggestions for future editions would be welcomed.
Anyone interested in contributing to the next edition should send contributions to Mrs McPhee. She would love to hear from you!
Vibrant Issue 5
Remember you can access BorrowBox, the North Ayrshire Libraries ebook and audiobooks app via your Young Scot Card. Contact Mrs McPhee if you require help setting up.
If you don’t know your PIN please email firstname.lastname@example.org (or again Mrs McPhee)
This short video should help you get started
Setting up BorrowBox
Our Book Group had a virtual festive quiz on Thursday 17th December. Thank you to Andrew, Joshua and Niamh for devising the questions.
You’ll find the quiz in the Activities section of the library blog.
Our December book challenge is a festive book bingo and can be found in the Activities section of the blog.
Find out about our activities for this year’s Book Week Scotland by going to the Activities section of our blog.
Closing date for entries is Friday 27th November.
The Library will remain open at break during Book Week Scotland. Anyone interested in joining Mrs McPhee with a good book for some bookish chat should get a pass from the library. Place numbers are restricted so you’ll need to have given your name to attend.
OCTOBER EARLY EVENING WEBINARS – UWS
Every Wednesday in October, the team will be hosting an early evening webinar. The events will start at 6:00pm with the presentations lasting approximately 30 minutes with a Q&A session at the end.
The team will be covering the following topics, you can register by clicking the hyperlinks below:
7th October 2020 – Overview of UWS and Scottish HE System
14th October 2020 – Applying to UCAS
21st October 2020 – How to create a Positive Personal Statement
28th October 2020 – Student Life
Higher Education Information Evenings
The University of Strathclyde has scheduled 3 Information Evenings about the UCAS procedure which will be useful for both pupils and parents. You can register for an event by going to the following links
Wednesday 23rd September 6pm
Thursday 8th October 6pm
Monday 19th October 6pm
To celebrate National Quidditch Week 24th-30th August why not take the quidditch quiz found in the activities section of our library blog?
A new feature of our blog each Friday is meeting a member of staff or pupil who shares with us their love of reading.
Our first reader is Ms Bell from our English Deparment. You’ll find Ms Bell’s thoughts in the Reader of the Week section.