A Librarian’s Book Blog

Reading for pleasure is a journey that can take you anywhere, beyond where you ever thought you would go.

A journey into fiction reading; children’s, young adult, adult, classics, translated. We can go anywhere we want.

Hello, I’m Ms Varga. I love reading, no really I absolutely do! I taught myself to read at around age 3, as I couldn’t wait any longer to access this exciting and mysterious world of marks on paper.

Words and books are an endless fascination and I have a BA Honours Degree in English Language & Literature.

My first ‘borrow’ from the Tim Pigott-Smith Library…

The CILIP Carnegie Medal and The Shakespearean Shadowers

‘The CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK’s oldest and best-loved children’s book awards, recognising outstanding reading experiences created through writing and illustration in books for children and young people.‘ The Medals are, uniquely, judged and awarded by children’s librarians. The Carnegie for an outstanding book written inContinue reading “The CILIP Carnegie Medal and The Shakespearean Shadowers”

Keep On Reading

(or listening) Well, 2020 was quite the year wasn’t it! If you are visiting here from the future ask your AI assistant to tell you about the Covid-19 pandemic. I started 2021 by changing jobs. Well, I should have, but I contracted Covid myself over the school holidays, and couldn’t start my new job untilContinue reading “Keep On Reading”

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: