Hethersett Old Hall School (HOHS) blog – an independent day and boarding school near Norwich, Norfolk.

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Scary Monsters in the Library?

Our school librarian Mrs Maher recently entered a Hallowe’en competition run by School Bargain Books  – and won a set of storybooks for the library.  The Scares and Spooks book collection includes eighteen books suitable for ages 7-11. Filled with suspense, action and a lot of humour, there are monsters, witches and ghouls galore (but nothing too scary!) Here are some of our Prep pupils deciding which ones to read first….

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Felicity is latest Library Assistant

Congratulations to Felicity (Year 7) who recently earned her Library Assistant badge. Pictured here with school librarian Mrs Maher, Felicity undertook a variety of tasks to achieve the badge, including learning about the Dewey classification system for books. She now helps in the library when she is free at break times, mainly with issues and returns.

“I like the fiction section best,” says Felicity, “and because I love reading myself, I can sometimes make suggestions for what books other pupils might like to borrow.”

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New books in the library

The school library now has a new collection of ART books, suitable for Years 7 to 13.

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Magazines to borrow from the library

The library now has back copies of magazines available for a short 7 day loan. These magazines include BBC Food, BBC History, Vogue, National Geographic and E-mag. magasines