Welcome to the library web page!
At St George's we love to read!
Everyone has the opportunity to come to the library each week to look at the books, talk about the books and borrow books to read in class and at home. Don't forget to bring your books back on your library day!
Reception - Tuesday
Year 1 - Tuesday
Year 2 - Thursday
Year 3 - Friday
Year 4 - Monday
Year 5 - Daily
Year 6 - Daily
Friday at 3pm the library is open for all children to bring their grown-ups to look at the books and listen to a story.
On this page you will find lots of things to do with books. There are suggestions of activities to do and if you've run out of books to read, there are links here to take you to a world of on-line books.
Don't forget, if you do a book review or create a book poster or new book cover, bring it into the library. Mrs Mather would love to see it. Let us know what books you have been at home reading too.
All of Tameside's libraries are open. Visit their web site for more information.
Run out of books to read at home?
Library books free access on-line
BorrowBox gives you free access to a wide range of bestselling ebooks and audiobooks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks you need to be a member of Tameside Libraries. If you are not a library member, you can join here, where you will be given a temporary code and 4 digit PIN.
Creating a Borrowbox account is quick and easy; you just need your Library card number (or temporary code, 4 digit PIN and an email address. Simply go to the BorrowBox website and follow the instructions.
Book activities to do at home
Here are some ideas to do at home...
- Make a book mark
- Do a book review
- Explore an author's web site
- Do a piece of art-work about your favourite book
- Create a book-in-a-box or a book-in-a-jar
- Make a poster to tell others about a great book
- Design new cover for a book
- Start a Reading Journal
Mrs Mather in the library would love to see what you have done.
You can find books all over the internet. Click here to find lots of links to book-related web sites...
Listen to a story
We hear lots of Bible stories in school. Follow this link to listen to some of our favourites.
Books about Coronavirus
Have you read a book you have really enjoyed? Or were you not so keen on your last book? Either way, why don't you write a book review to tell others about what you have been reading. Bring your review into the library so that we can share it with others.
Have a go at making an origami bookmark - it's really easy as long as you start with a square piece of paper! How many different designs can you come up with? Send a picture to your class e-mail so we can see what you've made.
How about making a bookworm bookmark. Take a look at the pictures at the bottom of this page to get some ideas, then create your own. Don't forget to send a picture to your class e-mail
Creating a Reading Journal is a fun and creative way to keep a record of all the wonderful books you have read. It can also give inspiration to others when they are looking for something new to read.
Inside, you can include information about the books you've read as well as pictures you have drawn or other artwork inspired by the book. You could even research some information about the author and put that in.
Take a picture of any journal pages that you create and send them to your class e-mail. Don't forget to ask your teacher to pass the pictures on to Mrs Mather, she would love to see them!
Remember all of those keyboards and guitars stored in the library? They've all gone, so now there is some space to display your book-related creativity. Why not create a scene from a book in either a box or a jar? Here are a few ideas.
Take a picture of anything you create and send it to your class e-mail. Don't forget to remind your teacher to send it on to Mrs Mather. She would love to see what you have been creating.