Library Blog

The 2018 Carnegie Book award shortlist has been announced.  The Carnegie Award is the biggest Children and Teens book award in the UK.  Once again St Cuthbert Mayne Library will be shadowing the Carnegie award and joining with other local schools to each give presentations...

Wow! What a fantastic effort made by our students and staff for 'World book day'. A huge thank you to our amazing librarians Mrs Best and Mrs Dennis who made over the library into a 'Doctor Who' theme which the students loved. Such a fantastic...

As a result of the extreme weather conditions last week, we have rescheduled our World Book Day activities and dressing up for Thursday 8th March. You can find all the information about the day from our previous post on the Library blog. http://www.st-cuthbertmayne.co.uk/world-book-day-2018/...

  It’s World Book Day on 1st of March and as usual the Library is planning lots of fun events to celebrate all things to do with books and reading.  Here is the run-down of the activities going on: Every student in school will receive a World...

World Book Day - Thursday 1st March To celebrate World Book day we are inviting all staff and students to dress up as a Book Character on 1st March.  There will be prizes for the best outfits.  During the week the library will be holding a...

The Library is getting ready for Valentine's Day by running Take a Blind Date with a Book challenge! The idea is simple: you pick a wrapped book, based on the cryptic description on the wrapper, borrow it from the library desk and give it a go. You...

         Ellie Silvester  (7JAD)  is our first Double Word Millionaire. She has has passed 34 quizzes and has read 2,081,609 words since September . Ellie was closely followed by Christopher Mellody (7NC) who became our second Double Word Millionaire. Christopher has passed 33...

    Students in Year 7 and 8 who have achieved their Accelerated Reader targets this term were rewarded on Friday 15th December with a special Dickensian themed Christmas party after our focus on A Christmas Carol which students watched being performed last week. A special mention...

Helen Smith, the Librarian at Eckington School, produces a guide to Christmas TV every year, linking films to books.  A fantastic opportunity to promote reading!  In this guide, there are plenty to choose from...