Bookbug Primary 1 Family bags

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Bookbug is Scotland’s early years book sharing programme which  encourages parents and carers to share books with their children from as early an age as possible to inspire a love of reading in every child. Aberdeen City Libraries works together with health and early years partners to deliver the Bookbug programme, which gifts four fantastic…

CRIS is Open !

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Curriculum Resources and Information Service(CRIS) is  located in Lochside Academy  and is open Monday – Friday 8.45am – 5.00pm during the summer holidays. Please telephone 01224 241760 on arrival at the school entrance and a member of CRIS staff will welcome you and give you access to the building. CRIS has a fantastic range of…

Bookbug Week in Scotland 13 -19 May 2019

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Celebrate Bookbug Week by  joining Bookbug’s Big Picnic !  This is a great opportunity to encourage children and their parents/carers to share stories songs and rhymes together and there are lots of stories about food which link to health and wellbeing themes.  “The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch” by David and Ronda Armitage, “The Disgusting Sandwich”  by…

Bookbug Explorer bags

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Bookbug is the Scottish Government funded gifting programme which gifts free books to children at key point between birth and five. the Bookbug Explorer bag is gifted to three year olds in the ante pre-school year via early years settings.  All settings in Aberdeen have received an order form and the delivery of the bags…

Bookbug Picture Book Prize

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The Bookbug Primary 1 Family bags were delivered to schools in October and were gifted last week during Book Week Scotland. The books in the bag are the titles shortlisted for the Bookbug Picture Book Prize – the voting deadline is 06 December 2018. Schools can register to vote  with Scottish Book Trust or why…

Bookbug Primary 1 Family bags

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The Bookbug Primary 1 Family bags were  delivered to all Local Authority schools in Aberdeen before the October holidays. This is the fourth and final bag gifted to children as part of the Scottish Goverment funded book gifting programme –  Bookbug and the bags should be gifted during Book Week Scotland ( 19 -25 November…