Stromness Academy Library

Books, reading and life in a school library

January 20, 2017
by Mrs Sinclair
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A New Year, A New Term, New Books

Christmas has been and gone and is now but a distant memory as we settle down into the third term.  The library is not so heavily booked as it was last term as departments, especially in the senior years, are … Continue reading

February 1, 2016
by Mrs Sinclair
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January in the Library

It has been some time since the last post here.  January has been and gone and we are already in February.  A lot of things have been going on in the library as shown below (in no particular order). Activities: … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
by Mrs Sinclair
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Stan Lee Excelsior Award 2015

    It is that time of year again (well, maybe slightly later than usual) when we return to thinking about Graphic Novels and shadowing the annual Stan Lee Excelsior Award for graphic novels and Manga. This winner of this … Continue reading

January 15, 2014
by Mrs Sinclair
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Stan Lee Excelsior Award for Graphic Novels & Manga

It is that time of year again when eight graphic novels and manga, shortlisted for the Stan Lee Excelsior Award have recently arrived in school, been hastily processed and are now on display. Also on display are a few non-fiction … Continue reading

January 30, 2013
by Mrs Sinclair
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Nearly February

It is hard to believe that were are already at the end of January. S4 Prelims have been and gone and S5 Prelims are due to start soon. February inservice and half term is next week – seems awfully soon! … Continue reading

September 19, 2012
by Mrs Sinclair
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Recognising Achievement for Library-based Activities – The Youth Achievement Award

The school library has a long history of providing structured activities for pupils to do in their leisure time (eg. Pupil Librarian Training, special events such as Poetry readings / story telling and role-playing games activities, Manga club) and now … Continue reading

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