November 2016

Coding Clubs in Libraries on the Rise: 330% Increase from March 2016

New Coding Clubs Open on Daily Basis as Demand for Coding in Libraries Grows Society of Chief Librarians Hosts 2nd

Invitation to Tender: Research to Explore and Define Family Learning in Libraries

Invitation to Tender Title: Research to explore and define family learning in libraries Deadline for receipt of tender proposals: 28thNovember

October 2016

SCL Publishes Innovation Network Evaluation

SCL has today published an evaluation of the first phase of its Innovation Network. scl-innovation-network-report The network was formed to encourage

Invitation to Tender: Development of the Public Library Universal Culture Offer

  SCL has identified the need to develop a 6th Universal Offer focused on culture to bring the contribution that

August 2016

BBC Local Radio books in library partnership

BBC Local Radio stations are encouraging their listeners to get reading as part of a major new partnership with the

July 2016

SCL Welcomes New Libraries Minister

SCL welcomes the new DCMS ministerial team and looks forward to working with Rob Wilson MP, Minister for Civil Society

Arts Council England Invests in Universal Reading and Health Offers

Joint statement from The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians We are delighted that Arts Council England (ACE)

The Lost Boys: Save the Children report

Today Save the Children launched a report which details how boys are nearly twice as likely to fall behind at

Library Digital Inclusion Fund Evaluation

We welcome the findings in Tinder Foundation’s Library Digital Inclusion Fund evaluation. Libraries and library staff provide essential, free digital

Libraries Open Up the World of Reading for Children

Joint SCL and ASCEL Statement on Children's Reading in Libraries Libraries open up the world of reading for children and