March 2017

SCL Seminar 2017 – Revitalise and Regenerate

SCL Seminar 2017 - Revitalise and Regenerate The Society of Chief Librarians annual seminar is already fully booked and will

Reader Development a High Priority for Library Services

The Society of Chief Librarians today published a review that highlights the ways that public libraries encourage and promote reading

Make Space for Reading: Animated Reading Experiences

On World Book Day 2017 the Society of Chief Librarians announced a series of Library Spotlights: stories about how libraries

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?

February 2017

Evaluation of Cracking the Code Manchester

On 8th November 2016 a learning and showcase event for public library staff was held in Manchester Central Library. The

Invitation to Tender: Develop a Reader Development e-learning Module for Public Library Staff

Invitation to Tender Title: Develop a Reader Development e-learning Module for Public Library Staff Deadline for receipt of tender proposals:

Five Measures Libraries Take to Keep Children Safe Online

On Safer Internet Day Public Libraries Highlight Commitment to Online Safety The Society of Chief Librarians welcomed the Growing Up

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