The school library

The school library is a quiet, friendly space that is open to all pupils during break, lunchtime and after school. There are over 5000 books, including a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, as well as desktop computers and iPads. The online library catalogue is available to browse at Librarika: Bryn Celynnog Library You do not need to login to search the catalogue.


Homework Club

Homework Club runs in the library from 3–4pm every day. Pupils are welcome to use desktop computers or laptops, or to read and browse the books. Homework help or additional literacy support is available from Dr Barden.


Reading lists

Reading is strongly encouraged at Bryn Celynnog, and the following reading lists offer some suggestions to suit different ages and interests!

Years 7, 8 & 9 Reading List

Years 10 & 12 Reading List

LGBTQ Reading List

Mental Health Reading List

Harry Potter Read-alikes

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Read-alikes

Wonder Read-alikes

Alex Rider Read-alikes

Heartstopper Read-alikes

Dystopia Reading List

Diversity Reading List


For pupils who enjoy class reading in English lessons, there are also reading lists linked to the books that are read in class.

Identity Reading List

Powerful People Reading List

Castaway Reading List

Myths & Legends Reading List

Stories of Conflict Reading List

Gothic Reading List

Of Mice and Men Reading List


Useful Links

Children's Book Reviews | Toppsta

First News Live! | News For Children

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