May 2016

Why we work together: SCL and The Reading Agency

The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians have worked together for thirteen years and have recently signed a

New Public Library Partnership to Inspire More People to Read

SCL, The Reading Agency, and the Association of Senior Children’s and Education Librarians (ASCEL) Sign Strategic Three-Year Partnership The Society

April 2016

World Book Night with Manchester Libraries

Neil MacInnes Building on the success from our previous WBN events, we have planned the ultimate celebration of storytelling and

WBN 2016: Warwickshire Library Officer and Firefighter

Alison Insley, Core Services Officer, Warwickshire Direct & Libraries Team I work full time for Warwickshire Library & Information Service dealing with

WBN 2016: Perfect Day to Launch New Libraries Organisation

Ciara Eastell, Chief Executive, Libraries Unlimited in Devon President, Society of Chief Librarians This World Book Night is a particularly

WBN 2016: Facing terrible dilemmas in fiction

World Book Night is great opportunity for people who love reading to share their passion with people they know or

WBN 2016: Giving away books in Stoke on Trent

Emma Davies, Reading Champion, Stoke-on-Trent It’s my fourth time of being a World Book Night Giver and I love it,

Celebrating Shakespeare in Libraries 2016

Bigging up the Bard

by Ayub Khan In January, Arts Council England awarded the Society of Chief Librarians and its partners a grant of

Library network to become autism friendly

Today is not only World Autism Awareness Day but also International Children’s Book Day. And following research showing that more