Tagged: school libraries

 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

Margate Bookshop raises £3k in books for schools drive

The Margate Bookshop has collected almost £3,000 to buy books for local schoolchildren with plans to run the fundraiser as an ongoing scheme alongside other... Read more

Growing Up in Ireland report reveals impact of library funding’s 2008 scrapping

Children’s Books Ireland’s vision is simple: every child a reader. Read more

Almost three-quarters of schools cut library provision through pandemic

A new survey from charity Read for Good, which has donated bundles of books to 50 schools nationwide, has found school library funding has been... Read more

NLT and PRH team up to review school library provision

The National Literacy Trust and Penguin Random House UK have launched a review into national primary school library provision.   Read more

Children’s Laureate Cowell calls for £100m investment in school libraries

​Cressida Cowell, the Waterstones Children’s Laureate, is calling on Boris Johnson to commit to a yearly investment of £100m in primary school libraries.... Read more

School pupils bring the fight for school libraries to Theresa May

A group of school pupils are to petition the prime minister to save school libraries arguing that "knowledge is not a privilege". Read more

Pullman and Gaiman back school library campaign

Authors Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman and Neil Gaiman are among over 150 book trade figures who have lent their support to a campaign to halt... Read more

Scotland’s First Deputy Minister 'intends' national school libraries policy

Scotland’s First Deputy Minister has declared an intention to develop a national policy on school libraries. Read more

Children's Laureates past and present urge end to 'school library lottery'

Children’s laureate Chris Riddell has called on education secretary Justine Greening to  end the “disadvantageous school library lottery" and ensure every child in the country... Read more

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