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Books are medicine for the soul

Sep
12

Facet Publishing announce the release of Bibliotherapy, edited by Sarah McNicol and Liz Brewster.

Bibliotherapy has developed over the past 100 years, but the premise remains the same: that information, guidance, and solace can be found in books. Bibliotherapy schemes have been offered in UK public libraries and healthcare and community settings since the early 2000s, providing access to selected written materials which it is hoped will have a positive effect on mental health and wellbeing.

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Essential new guidelines for secondary school libraries

May
12

CILIP, through their publishing arm Facet Publishing, have announced the release of the third edition of The CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Libraries (http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=9696).

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Children's Library Play Kit Wins Award

Nov
21

The Little Librarian library play kit has been selected as a finalist in the Disney Family Fun Magazine Toy of the Year Award Contest for 2010. Disney Family Fun Magazine states "Everything kids need to start a library, including book pockets, library cards, and more, can be found in this back-to-basics toy. The set encourages pretend play, reading, and organizational skills, but one tester's favorite part? Giving out late notices!"

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