The SLA School Librarian of the Year Award is the School Library Association’s prestigious honour to recognize the excellent work that is carried out in school libraries every day and highlights the best practice of those whose work is outstanding.
This year Liz Millett, Teaching Assistant/Library Co-ordinator at
Chris Riddell (Macmillan Children’s Books) presented her with the award.
Liz says “My aim is to increase their pleasure from reading whatever level they are at to make sure they are not frightened by books or put off them, so that they will come to see reading as something they will always have for themselves.”
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Ginette Doyle, Chair of the SLA School Librarian of the Year Selection Committee said:
“What we found so inspiring about our winner was that the students she deals with were
confident and efficient library users. Liz Millett uses whatever means she can to ensure that
they have books that they can access, at their level, and the response that the students
gave us, their enthusiasm for the Library and for Liz herself, showed that she is doing an
outstanding job for