Libraries body CILIP has called for a public inquiry to investigate whether the government knowingly issued contracts for the delivery of public services to a... Read more
Illustrator Lane Smith and author Ruta Sepetys, winners of the 2017 Carnegie and Kate Greenaway children’s book awards, are to jointly donate £1,000 to North... Read more
A change in culture must take place in the way the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards are administered "with no more buck... Read more
Relentless cuts to the public library service are turning the sector into a “war zone” and making it difficult to recruit staff, figures across the... Read more
CILIP has made a number of pledges to overcome inequality in the library and information sector by 2020 in an action plan.
CILIP has announced that Margaret Casely-Hayford, the chair of charity ActionAid UK, is to lead a review into the diversity of its Carnegie and Kate... Read more
CILIP will launch an independent review of its Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals following the controversy that was sparked by its 2017 Carnegie Medal longlist,... Read more
Fresh fears for the future of libraries have emerged with the revelation that local councils are facing a £5.8bn spending gap by 2020.
Book trade executives are optimistic and bullish about 2017, despite the political uncertainty of Brexit, looming European elections and Donald Trump taking up office in... Read more
Swindon Council's scrutiny committee has passed plans to close two thirds of the town's libraries by the end of August 2017.