Public Libraries

Access to information empowers individuals, communities, nations and organisations to make better decisions, and live better lives.

Posted 21 July 2017

A new report highlights the power of partnerships and describes a wide range of activities and services improving the lives of older citizens.

Posted 20 July 2017

For two weeks libraries will enjoy unfettered digital access the first book in the series.

Posted 21 June 2017

City of Stories and Spread the Word hope to inspire Londoners.

Posted 30 May 2017

A fascinating insight into programmes being run in public libraries around the world.

Posted 26 May 2017

Wikipedia editors can now add citations that link to library resources in WorldCat.

Posted 25 May 2017

While on maternity leave, Caroline Fielding found a great way to keep up with her professional development. It was hard work - but enormously rewarding.

Posted 25 May 2017

Kate Torney, Chief Executive of State Library Victoria in Australia, has been announced as the keynote speaker for ILI 2017 and will speak on 'Making a noise about a quiet revolution'.

Posted 29 April 2017

IFLA has begun collecting data for its 2017 Library Map of the World survey.

Posted 06 April 2017

A multinational survey asked about the reading habits of over 22,000 internet users in 17 countries.

Posted 06 April 2017

Royal Society of Literature finds that Public libraries are crucial to sustaining and building engagement in literature.

Posted 01 March 2017

The UK is one of the first countries to extend library lending compensation to cover e-lending.

Posted 28 February 2017

A reading buddy scheme can save money - and have a positive impact for mentors and mentees.

Posted 28 February 2017

Library and information science theory and practice should go together, each informing the other for mutual benefit and development.

Posted 23 February 2017

Fake user checked out unpopular books.

Posted 03 January 2017

Jodie Hewitt shares her experiences of her first ever professional conference - the CILIP 2016 conference in Brighton.

Posted 04 November 2016

Multi-channel initiative announced.

Posted 20 October 2016

Collaboration to raise awareness of censorship.

Posted 28 September 2016

The Informed Peer Recognition Award is also looking for judges.

Posted 21 September 2016

Libraries grapple with the challenge of remaining relevant in a modern city.

Posted 21 September 2016

Crime writer demonstrates support for libraries - with murder.

Posted 21 September 2016

Baroness Gail Rebuck speaks up for libraries and literacy in the UK's House of Lords.

Posted 12 September 2016

The Pew Research Center's 2016 survey of public library usage in the USA reveals libraries held in high regard.

Posted 10 September 2016

The word innovation is losing its power. If everything is innovative, nothing is innovative. True innovation, however, exists and will have an impact on how librarians do their jobs and how people perceive information.

Posted 12 August 2016

No two makerspaces are the same. They may not even be called makerspaces. They are built with specific audiences in mind - and each has its own distinct personality.

Posted 29 July 2016

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