Open House Updates
Join us for our Open Houses on January 26th and 27th! These dates are preliminary and may change based on the ongoing pandemic. You will need to register for a specific day/time in order to attend the Open House, your tickets will be checked when entering the building. Please use the following link to register for the Open House: Open House Registration
In the meantime check out our Digital Open House tab for more information or take a VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE SCHOOL!
Welcome to the school library!
At the IEGS library you can borrow books, read newspapers and journals and search for information on the school computers. The library is situated on the second floor outside the staff corridor. Our opening hours are as follows:
In the menu to the right you can find links to information resources, information search guidelines and search in the library catalogue.
Librarian Ms. Sofia Grönwall
From the IEGS Blog ...
For a few years now autumn break has been called reading break. A break spent hiding from the autumn weather catching up on the reading you did not have time to do during school weeks.
But what to read? Obviously what first comes to mind are the horror stories that will match your Halloween outfit. In the school library you can find a selection of classic horror books like Dracula, Selected tales by Poe and Pet Sematary as well as easyread horror stories with a twist like the Goosebumps collection. If you want to explore more Goodreads has a Halloween Book List with many different genres.
World Book Day is a yearly event, celebrated April 23rd, organised by UNESCO as a worldwide tribute to books and reading. According to UNESCO, April 23 is a symbolic day for literature since on that date 1616 both Shakespeare, Cervantes and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega died. Of course we want to celebrate books and reading in our school as well!
Since not all students are in for the actual World Book Day we will celebrate World Book Week, starting tomorrow April 16th. There will be activities both in the library and online.
- An exhibition of the rare and old books found in the
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2020 is awarded to an American poet, Louise Glück.
The motivation from the Swedish Academy reads: “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal”.
Books with poems by Louise Glück are on the way to the library and hopefully available for borrowing before autumn break.
More information about Louise Glück:
Welcome back to school! What a strange year we left behind. In uncertain times people are looking for information to help them understand the world we live in. The Internet and our devices have become even more important in our lives as they are our key to the outside world, not only searching for information and news but these days also replacing physical interaction with other people. The web is full of information and people who want you to listen to them and react to their opinion. It is certainly not the lack of information we are suffering from.
For example, it is very easy to be