Eastwood High library bags new books for 2016

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The library at Eastwood High is well stocked for 2016, thanks to the efforts of its pupils.

Earlier in the year, S2 pupils raised over £1,400 in a sponsored Readathon — with the money going to charity, to help terminally ill children.

Librarian Anne De’Ath told The Extra: “Apart from this helping the pupils to develop their reading and literacy skills, they also helped those less fortunate then themselves — and finally gained money to be spent on free books for the library.

“A big thank you to all pupils and staff involved.”

And 2016 is set to start with a bang for Eastwood book worms with two visits from author Carmen Reid, speaking to S1 and S2 pupils, planned for the new year, as well as a school group heading to see Marcus Sedgewick at the BBC offices at Glasgow Quay.