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LIBRARY ACTIVITIES in SPAIN

COMMEMORATIVE ACTIVITIES

From the library and in collaboration with other institutions commemorating notable events are
organized through the exhibition of books, making reading guides and celebration events.

• Libraries Day Celebration


• Halloween and All Saints’ Day.

• Christmas.

• Saint Cecilia Celebration. Music’s Week.

• Science and Technology Week.

• Saint Valentine

• Working Woman’s Day.

• Book’s Day’s Week.

• Europe’s Week.

• Intercultural’s Week

LIBRARIES DAY CELEBRATION


First term (24th October)
Informative activities about the library service
Novelties exposition.
Photograph exposition of last year activities.

HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION

First term.
Recreational text reading activities.
Library setting
Terror books exposition

ALL SAINT’S DAY


First Term
Reading and performance of an extract of the play By Zorrilla “Don Juan Tenorio”
Library setting with decorations

MUSIC’S WEEK. SAINT CECILIA CELEBRATION


First Term (22nd November)
Music concert of our students.
Reading Saint Cecilia biography.
Library setting
Books exposition.

CHRISTMAS
First Term. (21st December)
Christmas Tales are read by our ESO students.
Library setting
Christmas Books and Tales exposition.

SAINT THOMAS’S DAY CELEBRATION


Second term (28th January)
Christmas Cards Price-giving
Library setting
Literary Gymkhana

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY WEEK


Second term
Video Showings
Library setting
Science books’ exposition.
Scientists’ biographies reading.
Workshops and expositions in the school.

SAINT VALENTINE
Second Term (14th February)
Reading Guides.
Love poems workshop.
Love poems reading.
English love cards.
Library setting.
COMMEMORATION OF MIGUEL HERNÁNDEZ’S CENTENARY.

 Activities celebrating Miguel Hernández’s birth centenary (posters, group readings,


expositions,…)

WORKING WOMAN’S DAY


Second term (8th March)
Reading guides.
Library setting.
Women writers exposition.
Women writers proposed for the Comenius project exposition: Buket Uzuner

BOOK’S DAY’S WEEK


Second term (23th April).
Meetings with authors
Library setting
Books exposition.
Collective readings during the playground
Workshops: binding, bookmarks, recycled paper, elaboration of mobile toys with
characters taken from book, story-tellings)
Fancy dress of fairy tales characters workshop

EUROPE’S WEEK
Second-third term.
Project Comenius dissemination
Introducing the country partners.
Library setting
Books exposition.
Europe’s thematic lectures.
Maps made by students exposition.
Performance of a classical play by the school theatre group “Ares”

INTERCULTURAL WEEK
Third term
“Tales from the World” exposition.
Intercultural poems reading in different languages.
Collaboration with the project “A school open to other cultures”

GUIDED ACTIVITIES

READINGS

First, Second and Third Term


Reading in the library
Study activities
Language reinforcement
Group reading

WORKSHOPS
First, second and third term
 Digital journal

Workshops:
Micro-stories
Reading encouragement and users training

PERMANENT ACTIVITES

FIRST , SECOND AND THIRD TERM


 Elaboration and dissemination of reading guides age rated.
 Bookmark with some suggestions
 Saint Valentine and Working Woman’s Day bookmark.
 Guided students visits
 Reading encouragement and promotion (games, posters,…)

DISSEMINATION

 Leaflet “Getting to know your library”


 Guided visits.
 Web page.
 Novelties and new acquisitons dissemination
 “The tree of readings”, Recommendations from student to student
 Use of requests application form to English students and teachers.
 Library wall paper: our reading view, Library decalogue, reader rights and duties.
 Elaboration of the school journal “Mare Nostrum”

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

CONTESTS:
Bookmarks, poems.
Christmas tales, Christmas Cards(Frenchand English)
Reader of theYear.
The secretbook
Collaboration with Mandarache and Hache Awards
Screenings
Solidarity books market

THEATRE
 Collaboration with the group of theatre “ares”.
 Storyteller and puppet theatre performances
LECTURES AND TALKS
 Reading encouragement talks from the council library.
 Author meetings. (mandarache, hache and council library)