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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 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

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

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

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