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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

'YA and children's books deserve to be judged separately'

Fiona Noble argues for the introduction of separate YA and Children's Carnegie medals.   Read more

Haig, Whitty and McKay awarded CILIP honorary fellowships

Author Matt Haig, chief medical officer professor Chris Whitty and librarian Amy McKay have been awarded CILIP honorary fellowships for 2021.  Read more

Libraries Week kicks off celebrating role supporting communities

This year's Libraries Week will celebrate the role of libraries in supporting active and engaged communities, including everything from health and wellbeing initiatives to combating social... Read more

CILIP calls on government for 'evidence-driven' Covid response on libraries

CILIP has welcomed the recognition of public libraries as "essential services", but the professional body has called for "better use of evidence" in the government’s Covid-19 response... Read more

McGowan and Tan take CILIP medals with titles inspired by the natural world

Anthony McGowan and Shaun Tan this week won the CILIP Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal respectively for their books. Read more

Libraries to adopt 'safety first' approach for July reopenings

Libraries are preparing to reopen on 4th July with a “safety first” approach, backed by a toolkit from Libraries Connected and a greater confidence in their digital... Read more

Lockdown surge for library membership and e-book loans

A 205% surge in e-book library loans and extra investment in digital resources during the coronavirus crisis will have a long-term effect on public libraries,... Read more

Joseph Coelho to helm National Shelf Service's World Book Night event

YouTube book recommendation series the National Shelf Service has announced a series of World Book Night broadcasts, to feature a bedtime reading hour with poet and author... Read more

CILIP moves celebrations for 2020's Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal winners

CILIP is postponing the winners' ceremony for the 2020 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals and extending its Shadowing Scheme until October, taking into account the government's advice concerning the... Read more

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