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
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
Charity Libraries Connected has launched Libraries From Home, a page on its website rounding up remote services libraries across the country are delivering during the coronavirus crisis. ... Read more
Libraries Connected is calling on the government to issue "clear" guidance about closing libraries in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, highlighting "it is equally important that library staff... Read more
Simon Savidge has left his role at Liverpool Libraries to take charge of logistics for the BBC’s Novels That Shaped Our World libraries events programme.... Read more
The Reading Agency has launched a new booklist, Reading Well, to support children’s mental health and wellbeing.
Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies.
Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival.
Two new schemes to support libraries that could be "the missing piece of the puzzle" are being piloted by Libraries Connected.
Libraries Connected has secured £342,000 in funding from Arts Council England to develop a new training programme supporting potential female and BAME leaders.