Author Archives: Kingussie High Librarian

Just for a Laugh

It’s Pi Day today and the library has a display of books exploring the weird and wonderful world of numbers.  And if the thought of maths is not amusing, then we also have the best antidote with a fantastic selection of humorous books for this … Continue reading

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Whodunnit?

We’re delving into the under belly of life in the Library this month with a Crime theme.  With everything from Sherlock Holmes to the contemporary smash hit ‘Girl With the Dragon Tatoo’, we have a wide range of mysteries, thrillers, … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens

To celebrate the arrival of the latest Star Wars film later this month, the library is having a Science Fiction theme.  We have a wonderful range of books exploring everything from far flung galaxies to time travel to futuristic worlds. … Continue reading

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Such a Good Book!

It’s Book Week Scotland and we’ve been celebrating all month by recommending favourite reads.  In a tribute to English & Gaelic teacher Mr Macdonald’s famous phrase, ‘Such a good book!’, both pupil and staff suggestions have been appearing on post-its on … Continue reading

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Yikes!

  It’s all strange and spooky in the library at the moment.  With books on ghosts and ghouls, witches and vampires, zombies and monsters, it’s set to be a chilling halloween.  We have everything from Mary Shelly’s “Frankenstein” to Dan … Continue reading

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Join the Ark!

The library theme this fortnight is Animal Books.  We have everything from the classics like “Watership Down” and “Black Beauty” to more modern tales like “Bob, No Ordinary Cat” and “The Child’s Elephant”.  There’s humour, heartbreak, real life stories and … Continue reading

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Summer Reads!

Bestsellers, prize-winners and outrageously popular books!  The library displays are overflowing with great books to take home for the holidays.  There’s a huge range from the Demon Dentist to The Blind Assassin; Narnia to Outer Space; Private Peaceful to Possession.  Library … Continue reading

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