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

March 2016

SCL Response to Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016 – 2021

Ciara Eastell, SCL President, said: SCL welcomes the publication of Libraries Deliver, which confirms the valuable and important role that

SCL Seminar 2016 – Changing Horizons: challenges, trends and new ways of delivering

SCL Seminar 2016 #SCLHorizons Changing Horizons: challenges, trends and new ways of delivering The Society of Chief Librarians annual seminar