Magic Spelling Spells Workshop

supercalafrajalisticexpialadocious!…..is this how to spell it? Join Thy English Academy’s magical workshop in South Woodford Library after school and during the half term breaks. Children will learn how to prevent making common spelling mistakes and then toss them into Magic Spells to boost their creativity skills. This is a great tool to support problems with …

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Wanstead library to be temporarily closed

After a water leak the floor in Wanstead library desperately needs replacement. This will leave many kids unable to borrow books while the repairs are made. The library is especially important to younger children because of its outstanding children’s area. Regularly the library organizes singing and dancing games for the youngest at the library. While …

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Wider access to literature

Last weekend, children’s books were exchanged across London. The project, first established by Discover, wants to encourage reading amongst children. The idea is that people whose books haven’t been read in years go out and swap them to books they are interested in. This way people gain access to more books. In particular, parents whose …

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Ash to Art – Burnt parts of Glasgow School of Arts revived

In 2014 the Glasgow School of Arts library burnt down. “Ash to Art” is a project aiming at raising money for the renovation of the Mackintosh library. Multiple famous artists, amongst which are Sir Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor and Simon Starling, were sent burnt parts from the library which they were instructed to use to create new …

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Higham Hill Library in danger of being moved

Despite all the effort of the community in trying to convince the council to leave the Library where it is, the vote has still not passed. Dozens of people were protesting in front of the building to give their appreciation for the educational space a voice. Waltham Forest Council is under a lot of pressure …

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