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School Libraries

It is not matter background, but in a way. A school library may be the depositary of an incredible and numerous background of books and other materials of information, but if it is not able to find the form that these contents are appreciated, valued and properly used by the students of the Centre, the library will not raison d ‘ etre. Clubs in reading, contests, pageants and other projects or activities in the surroundings of the library can get that this will become one of the best educational resources of an educational center.The library of the College Jose Garcia Fernandez de Luarca (Asturias) gave away last Christmas to parents of students with special gift: a guide to readings recommended in order to enhance the gift of books on the feast of the Kings. For their part, students of another educational centre of Valladolid, everytime they end up reading a book from the school library, filled a comment through which recommended the reading of the same, and a brief tab with your printing encouraging this way to other readers. These, and other activities and innovative projects developed by school libraries of educational centers in our country, receive each year its recognition through awards that are granted in the national competition of good practices for the dynamism and innovation of school libraries that summons the Ministry of education.And it is that fundamental educational centres to strengthen the role that represents the school library in your teaching and learning dynamics, transformed from mere container of books for loan and reading into an effective educational tool as the classroom. The same organic law of education (LOE) recognizes the importance that must be given to these spaces, contemplating the priority attention which will be given to the use of school libraries as factors contributing to the quality of teaching within the fundamental purposes of education.