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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

School library stock 'increasingly dated', warn professionals

School librarians are unable to buy the range of books they want due to budget cuts, meaning children are not getting access to non-fiction and diverse... Read more

Local election candidates urged to champion libraries

Library and information association CILIP is encouraging candidates to champion libraries ahead of the local elections taking place in England this May. Read more

Government to investigate Northamptonshire library closures

The government is to investigate Northamptonshire Council’s plans to close 21 libraries following strong protest from campaigners and libraries body CILIP. Read more

School pupils bring the fight for school libraries to Theresa May

A group of school pupils are to petition the prime minister to save school libraries arguing that "knowledge is not a privilege". Read more

Walker dominates Carnegie and Greenaway shortlists

Walker Books is the most prominent publisher on the shortlists for this year’s CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals, with three in the running for... Read more

Northamptonshire Council is 'failing in its legal duties' with library closures

Libraries body CILIP has branded Northamptonshire County Council’s plan to cut 21 libraries as “careless and unreasonable” in a formal letter of complaint to culture... Read more

Coelho and Thomas nominated alongside Ness and Rundell in more inclusive Carnegie longlist

Established names such as Patrick Ness, Katherine Rundell and Jim Kay are longlisted for the 2018 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals alongside debut authors... Read more

Harrow and Ealing libraries back in-house after Carillion collapse

Harrow and Ealing councils have taken their library services back in-house following the collapse of contractor Carillion. Read more

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