Wester Hailes Education Centre receives Merchiston Publishing donation of library books

From left to right: Msc Publishing students Alessia De Gaspari, Susan Kemp, Rhiannon Tate and Keigh-Lee Paroz with Wester Hailes Education Centre Librarian, Anne Brownlee. Anne is holding her favourite title, Sunset Song. She was very pleased to see this Scottish classic revived in such a beautiful way.
From left to right: MSc Publishing students Alessia De Gaspari, Susan Kemp, Rhiannon Tate and Keigh-Lee Paroz with Wester Hailes Education Centre Librarian, Anne Brownlee. Anne is holding her favourite title, Sunset Song. She was very pleased to see this Scottish classic revived in such a beautiful way.

Wester Hailes Education Centre’s library is an example of how passion can overcome financial difficulties.

Despite budget cuts that have resulted in a lack of funding for the past two years, the Library has been transformed into a bright, open space entirely by in-house staff. Library stocks have been replenished through donations and borrowing from the area’s school library services warehouse.

A sign of good things to come - poster outside Wester Hailes Education Centre's library.
A sign of good things to come – poster outside Wester Hailes Education Centre’s library.

The school’s commitment to improving literacy and encouraging reading for pleasure is apparent in the numerous literacy initiatives they put in place. An exciting example is Continue reading “Wester Hailes Education Centre receives Merchiston Publishing donation of library books”

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