Originally posted 26th May 2023 Greta and Patrick from the University Library and Megan and Soo, two students from BA(Hons) Illustration, enjoyed a day at Cottage Grove Primary School. The school was celebrating diversity and on this, the second of …

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Yesterday, the University Library hosted its first-ever Global Storytime Event. We invited parents and carers to bring their children into the University Library, where two of our talented students read to them from a selection of illustrated children’s books from the Outside In World collection of children’s books in translation. After this, the children were invited to participate in an art activity, colouring and drawing images inspired by the books.

I am so grateful to our talented students Abigail and Santosh, who engaged the children so effectively, and to all the parents and children who participated. A wonderful time was had by all and the artworks created by the children were particularly fun and entertaining.

We’re choosing the books and all getting prepared to host the Library’s first Global Storytime event, 4-5 pm on Wednesday 13 March. We have a couple of superb student storytellers signed up, and they have chosen some really exciting children’s …

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Are you considering a career working with children – perhaps as a teacher or learning support worker? Don’t miss the exciting upcoming opportunity to read to local children and the children of our current students during Global Week in March. Read a story to a group of children in the Library and help engage their imaginations in a creative artwork exercise afterwards. You will be able to choose the book you read, and full training and support will be given.