Tagged: libraries

Lending support

Lending support

In the publishing industry’s rush for book shop sales it’s easy to forget that the public library service is a huge consumer of books, providing reading... Read more

The gold standard

The gold standard

The Children’s Laureate gives an update on her Life-changing Libraries campaign to fund primary school libraries. Read more

Money well spent

Money well spent

Given libraries’ resilience and innovation in the lockdowns, and despite piecemeal reopening plans, physical libraries remain essential post-pandemic. Read more

The way forward

The way forward

Libraries and publishers have much to gain by taking a more collaborative approach in the way they work with each other  Read more

Post-pandemic libraries

This week’s special Library Focus issue of The Bookseller includes some fascinating titbits from upcoming history The Library about the complex ways in which libraries were... Read more

Taking stock

Benedicte Page highlights the amazing work being done by the committed and successful libraries shortlisted for The Bookseller's Library of the Year Award 2019. ... Read more

Libraries: talking stock

Publishers need to speak up and champion reading in the face of the erosion of the book stock in England’s public libraries, says Tim Coates.... Read more

On borrowed time?

Benedicte Page wonders whether the continuing decline in library services and book loans could put the future of reading in jeopardy. Read more

CILIP's new president on his key challenges

CILIP president Ayub Khan MBE outlines the key challenges facing libraries, and how they can turn these into opportunities. Read more

Kaufman’s wisdom on libraries

Library campaigner Tim Coates remembers the positive contribution made by the late Gerald Kaufman to the debate on the public library service. Read more

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