Sue Ball and Stella Thebridge of the Association of Senior Children’s and Education Librarians show how public libraries and Schools Library Services can help schools promote a love of reading.
There has been a growing body of evidence that reading for pleasure is the most important indicator of the future success of a child. Dr Beth Southard considers a book scheme in Norwich that encourages children in care to read more.
Far from being just a repository for books, libraries play an important role in social learning and the health and well-being of children and society as a
, argues Sue Williamson.