Tagged: Libraries Connected

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

Libraries Connected launches online services round-up

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 calls for 'clear decision' from government on library closures

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

Savidge takes up library role for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World

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

Reading Agency launches booklist to support children's mental health

The Reading Agency has launched a new booklist, Reading Well, to support children’s mental health and wellbeing. Read more

Libraries Connected to launch income-generation funding scheme

Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies. Read more

Libraries Connected launches programme for BBC Novels That Shaped Our World festival

Libraries Connected has launched a programme of activities and partnerships as part of the BBC’s The Novels That Shaped Our World festival. Read more

Libraries Connected to trial new library support schemes

Two new schemes to support libraries that could be "the missing piece of the puzzle" are being piloted by Libraries Connected. Read more

Libraries Connected launches training scheme to tackle lack of diversity

Libraries Connected has secured £342,000 in funding from Arts Council England to develop a new training programme supporting potential female and BAME leaders. Read more

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