Make 2005 the year you tap into the free resource that is your local public library
Enjoying Reading: public library partnerships with schools, launched this week at the British Library, is intended mainly to brief and inspire public library staff, but the case studies will also persuade schools that anything is possible (especially if you still have a school library service, but even if you haven't). It can be downloaded from the Reading Agency's website: www. readingagency.org.uk (under "Enjoying Reading" in the Download Centre). The section on "Overcoming the barriers" has several responses to the "no time" argument, but the one that schools may have heard before is "find enthusiasts who will make time". No problems there, then.