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 Rising to the challenge

Rising to the challenge

Lockdowns put significant demands on the school library sector but librarians have adapted to cope with the new landscape. Read more

The gold standard

The gold standard

The Children’s Laureate gives an update on her Life-changing Libraries campaign to fund primary school libraries. Read more

Money well spent

Money well spent

Given libraries’ resilience and innovation in the lockdowns, and despite piecemeal reopening plans, physical libraries remain essential post-pandemic. Read more

The way forward

The way forward

Libraries and publishers have much to gain by taking a more collaborative approach in the way they work with each other  Read more

Lambeth Libraries’ Rising Star Dixon on partnerships and community in lockdown

Zoey Dixon, named a Bookseller Rising Star in 2020, has been a leading light in making libraries more accessible, both before and during Covid, in... Read more

Five librarians from across the UK pick autumn highlights

Indie publishers and big presses feature in the selections of five UK-based librarians, who share a quintet of titles they are particularly looking forward to... Read more

Library focus: spotlight on libraries

Coventry Library Service West Midlands Coventry City Council has 14 libraries, three of which are... Read more

​SLA data demonstrates a mixed approach to school libraries through the pandemic

The School Library Association says many of its members were furloughed and some have been made redundant but librarians have been more essential than ever... Read more

Devon libraries reach new audiences with escape room experience

Charity Libraries Unlimited, which aims to bring libraries’ work to new audiences, has come up with an innovative way to reach potential readers at libraries... Read more

Libraries seek assurances on future after lockdown success

After innovating in lockdown to remain connected with readers, in many instances upping their digital offer, libraries are hoping for more support from councils going... Read more

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