ISLM Bookmark Exchange Project 2016

The ISLM Bookmark Exchange Project will run again for 2016 and registration is now open. The Bookmark Exchange Project involves matched schools making homemade bookmarks (any style, shape, etc – be creative) to exchange with each other. This year, Breege O’Brien of Ireland returns to co-ordinate the Bookmark Exchange Project. Last year, due to personalContinue reading “ISLM Bookmark Exchange Project 2016”

School in Africa Seeks Partnership in Ireland

A small school with a budding school library in Beni, North Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is seeking a partnership with a primary school in Ireland. The school hopes through this partnership to engage with an Irish school in reading and library related activities. Once the partnership is established it wouldContinue reading “School in Africa Seeks Partnership in Ireland”

The Great Reads Award: A debut YA book award judged by readers, shortlisted by school librarians

SLARI has been setting up a new book award for secondary schools in Ireland to participate in. We will be communicating with schools about this shortly. The award is for a debut fiction book for young adults and the winners will be elected by reader votes. We are pleased to announce the shortlist which wasContinue reading “The Great Reads Award: A debut YA book award judged by readers, shortlisted by school librarians”