​School pupils celebrate reading and literacy at the Essex Book Awards

- Thursday, March 16, 2017

This week, secondary school pupils from across Essex were recognised at the Essex Book Awards 2017, held at King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford.


Shortlist Announced for Essex Book Awards 2017

- Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Today sees the launch of the Essex Book Awards 2017 with publication of the shortlist of six books for young people nominated for Book of the Year. 


Voting opens for the tenth Essex Book Awards 2016

- Thursday, February 25, 2016

 EES for Schools' School Library Service has opened voting for the annual Essex Book Awards. Secondary school pupils from participating schools are asked to vote for their favourite book from a shortlist.  


School Library Service Loans

- Tuesday, November 18, 2014

School Library Service LoansTopic, Fiction, Artefact and Storysack Loans issued for this term will be collected during the week beginning December 15.  


Essex Book Awards 2015 – Shortlist!

- Monday, October 13, 2014

Essex Book Awards 2015 – Shortlist!The School Library Service is excited to announce the six shortlisted books for the 2015 Essex Book Awards: 


Essex Book Awards 2015

- Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Essex Book Awards 2015Invitations to participate in the Essex Book Awards 2015 (EBA) have been sent out to all secondary schools in Essex, Southend and Thurrock. This is a fantastic opportunity for all 11-14 year old pupils to take part in the largest reading group in our area. 


Essex Book Award 2014

- Monday, June 23, 2014

Essex Book Award 2014Many thanks to the Brentwood Ursuline for hosting the eighth Essex Book Award ceremony run by the School Library Service. 


School Library Service Events

- Tuesday, May 27, 2014

School Library Service EventsWe are looking forward to our up and coming events in June. The Daisy Primary Award is taking place on the 10th of June and the Essex Book Award is on the 20th of June. If you have not yet confirmed your place please contact the School Library Service. 


Books get students talking!

- Saturday, March 22, 2014

Books get students talking!The School Library Service, is pleased to announce that ‘Silver’ by Chris Wooding has won the Essex Book Award 2014. We had a fantastic response this year with over 25 secondary schools in Essex, Southend and Thurrock taking part.