One simple way to ensure your school library plays a key role in promoting reading


Is your school library playing a key role in promoting reading? Is it well organised and welcoming, child and teacher friendly?

You don’t need expensive software or equipment to run a great school library – you just need tried and tested successful ideas.

Off the Shelf is the indispensable practical manual for running a successful primary school library and promoting reading. It’s a copiable book, with online resources, by Lucy Bakewell, the primary school librarian who won the School Library Association award as ‘School Librarian of the Year’.

Off the Shelf covers:

• Choosing books
• Organising the library
• Successful reading activities
• Boys into books
• Involving children in the library
• Working with reluctant readers
• Involving parents
• Creating great displays to attract pupils
• The annual calendar of events
• Author visits
• Supporting the curriculum
• Key websites

The cost of the book is £14.95 + £1.50 P & P (orders over £35 are post free)

Save 10% online by entering special code ots12 where it says Vouchers

Alternatively you can place an order or contact us using the details below.

Ann Batey
Carel Press
4 Hewson Street
(01228 538928)