Monday, 16 October 2017

Carve Out Time to Read This Halloween!

Why not choose a 'scary' book to read over half term? Come and browse our display of horror books for Halloween in the Discovery and War Memorial Libraries. We have something for everyone - from Darren Shan to Bram Stoker, werewolves to vampires - and some books that are horrifying and funny! 

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Libraries Week 9-14 October

It is Libraries WeekAt TRS we have two fantastic Libraries, which are well resourced and staffed by three passionate and professionally qualified Librarians!

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Nobel Prize in Literature 2017

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017 has been awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro.

We have his books Never Let Me Go and The Remains of the Day in the War Memorial Library for you to borrow.

Thursday, 28 September 2017

National Poetry Day 2017

Thursday the 28th of September is

National Poetry Day are running some great Poetry competitions, you can find details here.  They also have a list of recommended poetry books for young people.  If you're looking for inspiration, why not come and take a look at our display of Poetry Books in the Discovery Library?

Friday, 22 September 2017

Post-a-Read 2017

Thank you to everyone who told us what they were reading over the summer holidays. We've had postcards from Grenada to Whitstable and Croatia to Crete and lots of excellent book recommendations!  All the students who sent us a postcard have been awarded achievement points.
Come and have a look at our display, which is on the noticeboard outside the Discovery Library.  Remember, we are a reading school, so feel free to ask you teachers what they are reading!

Friday, 15 September 2017

Man Booker Prize 2017 - shortlist announced

The Man Booker Prize is awarded for fiction and is open to authors writing in English regardless of their nationality.

The six books on this year's shortlist are:
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  • 4321 by Paul Auster
  • History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund
  • Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
  • Elmet by Fiona Mozley
  • Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  • Autumn by Ali Smith

The winner of the year's Man Booker Prize will be announced on Tuesday, 17th October.

Previous Man Booker Prize winners and shortlisted titles are available to borrow from the War Memorial Library.

Friday, 8 September 2017

International Literacy Day

Today is UNESCO's annual International Literacy Day.

Set up in 1966 to champion efforts to improve literacy around the world, this year's theme is 'literacy in a digital world'.