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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

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

CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily YouTube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional... Read more

CILIP says libraries need £250m in demand to Johnson government

Library association CILIP says the library service needs up to £250m investment and has called for action from Boris Johnson’s government to secure its own... Read more

Latest CIPFA stats reveal library numbers still falling

Newly released figures show there were 35 static and mobile library closures in the year to end March 2019 across England, Wales and Scotland, with... Read more

CILIP criticises Boris Johnson library claims on Marr show

Library association CILIP has criticised Boris Johnson following his comments on library services, following an Andrew Marr interview where the Tory leader suggested library closures... Read more

CILIP condemns Tory Party's election fact-check stunt

CILIP has submitted a formal complaint to the Conservative Party over its press office's decision to temporarily rebrand its Twitter account "factcheckUK" during the televised... Read more

CILIP pushes for library support in election campaign

CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, is leading a campaign calling for politicians to make local libraries a big election issue.... Read more

Digital focus for Libraries Week as Bobby Seagull publishes manifesto

Libraries Week kicks off today with a focus on what the nation’s libraries are doing with digital technology. Read more

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