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Scouts Librarian Activity Badge

Scouts Librarian Activity Badge

Discover a world of knowledge at your fingertips. Showcase your library catalogue knowledge and other librarian skills.

How to earn your badge:

  1. Show that you know how to look after books and e-readers.
  2. Show that you can use a library catalogue.
  3. Explain how fiction and non-fiction books are arranged on the shelves.

    Why are they treated differently?

  4. Learn what is meant by a reference book or material.

    Use some of these references to gather information for a journey with a purpose:

    • leisure leaflet or webpage
    • bus or train timetable
    • almanac or a who’s who
  5. Show how you would search for information using the internet.
  6. Talk to your assessor about:
    • books you have read and why you enjoyed them
    • information you found from books or websites
    • getting books on the internet for e-readers.

January 2015.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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