April 2017

World Book Night Givers 2017

Each year on World Book Night many SCL members and library staff across the country sign up to give books

Make Space for Reading: Rochdale Libraries, Attracting “Generation Z”

Rochdale Libraries came up with a fun and engaging way to increase library use among 14-25 year olds. What was

Spotlight: Access to Research Use Helps New Charity Grow

By Sarah Mears, EmpathyLab It was December 2013 and Miranda McKearney was planning to step down as CEO of The

March 2017

Make Space for Reading: Kent Libraries ‘Get Kent Reading’

Make Space for Reading: Animated Reading Experiences Kent Libraries “Get Kent Reading” @KentLibraries What is the aim of this project?

January 2017

Reader Development Focus: Bolton Library and Museum Service “Making it REAL Literacy Project”

In January 2016 Bolton Council’s Early Years and Childcare Team asked Bolton Library and Museum Service to join in a

2016: The Year of Partnerships and Purpose

Neil MacInnes, SCL President 2016 has been a year of innovation and partnerships in public libraries. It never ceases to

Library Innovation – libraries exploring the future

Ethan Ohs In 1929 my grandmother, who was ten years old at the time, was sent to rural Japan to

November 2016

Open Leadership, Open Data, Open Badges at MozFest

What a weekend! Between 28th and 30th October I experienced my first ever MozFest in Ravensbourne College, London. It was

Inspiration at MozFest 2016

I was lucky enough to be one of the six people who were given bursaries from SCL to attend MozFest

Snapshots of MozFest 2016

In my memory MozFest is already a blur, as it seems to have come and gone so quickly! But it