Tag: children books

15 July 2020

Book worms, book lovers and World Book Day

Book worms, book lovers and World Book Day – let’s get our children reading for pleasure. Most of us have a favourite children’s book and what it is depends upon what was popular when we were young, or what we read to our own children. The Hungry Caterpillar, The Famous Five, Mr Men, The Railway Children, Harry Potter, or Danny, Champion of the World…. What […]

15 August 2018

A Lifetime in Libraries

How often does someone know, at the age of ten, what their destiny will be? Alison Wheeler retires as the Chief Executive Officer of Suffolk Libraries this month, after 39 years as a librarian. “I arrived in Suffolk in August 1979 as a newly qualified librarian, filled with excitement about being at Felixstowe library, and in my first professional job,” she remembered. And it started […]