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St Johns Prep

OUR STORY: Thomas More College, Kloof

2021/07/26
Compiled by Sibusisiwe Thembela, former Academic and School Librarian, in conversation with Penny Thompson

"It’s lovely to be able to offer the pupils something different."

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St Johns Prep

OUR STORY: St John Preparatory, Johannesburg

2021/07/07
Compiled by Sibusisiwe Thembela, former Academic and School Librarian, in conversation with Nicky Sulter

"I think that our primary task is to get children to fall in love with reading for it's own sake."

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Stirling Primary School

OUR STORY: Book Village partners with Cosmo City Primary 1

2021/06/10
Compiled by Sibusisiwe Thembela, former Academic and School Librarian, in conversation with Sarah Bradfield

Book Village partners with  Cosmo City Primary 1 to upgrade learners' reading experience.

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Stirling Primary School

OUR STORY: Stirling Primary School, East London

2021/06/05
Compiled by: Sibusisiwe Thembela: Former Academic & School Librarian in conversation with Mary Lou Berndt

With technological prowess on their side, Stirling Primary aims to gets every child on the reading radar.

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St Andrew's College

OUR STORY: St Andrew's College, Makhanda (Grahamstown)

2021/05/30
Compliled by Sibusisiwe Thembela, former Academic and School Librarian, in conversation with Vuyokazi Jamieson.

“Running a hybrid library with OverDrive as the digital platform and content curator is the best thing. It makes you feel like you are this “cool librarian of the future...”

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Digiplaza Conference

OUR STORY: The American International School Johannesburg (AISJ)

2021/05/12
Compliled by Sibusisiwe Thembela, former Academic and School Librarian, in conversation with Z.Mnguni, Middle School Librarian, AISJ.

This case study looks at how the AISJ gets a grip on the optimisation of its use of the OverDrive service and Sora Reading App.

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