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Class Visits - Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

Class Visit - Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 Class Visit - Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

Example of topics that could be covered:


  • Promote use and enjoyment of books and encourage reading.
  • Promote the child's individual learning skills
  • Promote improved use of leisure time

Introduction of the library service:

  • Explain about their responsibility for looking after items and caring for the books.
  • Explain how they join the library

Books and their use:

  • Explain different types of books for different ages - board books, touchy~feely books, picture books and fiction stories.
  • Explain the difference between fact and fiction, and the various uses of fact.
  • Explain the various forms of factual information - books, CD's, Internet, videos etc.
  • Enjoying books:
  • Read a selection of stories and rhymes appropriate to the projects of the class at the time (as predetermined by the teacher)
  • Independent reading:
  • Time for the children to look at the books highlighted and explore other titles, aided by the librarian and teacher to facilitate their enjoyment.

To arrange a visit please contact the Children's Librarian giving details of:

Your School,
Contact Name,
1st & 2nd choice of dates/times,
Year Group,
Class Numbers,
Any special needs requirements and topics you would like covered. 

Telephone 01472 323621 or E-mail

If your school is unable to arrange a visit to a local library, it may be possible for a librarian to visit your school.