Every librarian has access to a network of authors, artists and advocates. For your pleasure, we've interviewed some of our favourite speakers in this curated collection.
Thinking like a librarian is second nature for Gillian Harris from Tower Hamlets SLS. As she’s due to retire in autumn 2023 we asked for the standout moments helping the right books and collections get to children, and the adults who...Interview
There’s a new, super inventive science series on the fiction shelves for six to nine-year-olds with diverse characters - Leonora Bolt. Here author Lucy Brandt talks about her inspirations and hope to highlight the joy of STEM subjects...Interview
Short film exploring how and why Teachers and Head Teachers are buying a SLS UK learning resources subscription from Wandsworth Council....Interview
In Northumberland Deputy Head Caroline Bilton’s push for better reading skills, especially amongst children from disadvantaged backgrounds, has seen her take up an extra training role helping teachers use best practice. Interview by...Interview
Where did the idea of book-based empathy building come from? And what are the highlights of Empathy Day on June 9? Miranda Mckearney from the EmpathyLab explains. Interview by Nicola Baird...Interview
Long stints working teaching with Voluntary Service Overseas, and a travel habit, have inspired Scottish teacher and author Victoria Williamson’s strangely magical adventures which show readers how it feels to be someone else, ranging...Interview
Just how much do you need to love books to be a librarian? Manager of Redbridge SLS Nina Simon explains to Nicola Baird....Interview