Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister for Digital and Culture marks the start of Reading Week for Rediscover Summer
Cheryl Shorter, Libraries Team, DCMS
The future of our High Streets is a very live conversation at the moment, thrown into even more sharp relief by the COVID pandemic. But way before this last extraordinary year, there was much debate about how our shopping habits …
Congratulations to the 6 people working in or with the public libraries sector in England who were awarded honours last week in recognition of their contribution to libraries. Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) Mark Freeman, President …
Congratulations to the 9 people working in or with the public libraries sector in England who were awarded honours last week in recognition of their contribution to libraries. The awards were announced on 10 October – a great end to …
Behind the scenes at the British Library featuring digitisation, emergency response vehicles and Second World War munitions buildings.
Find out how those named in the New Years Honours list have made their contribution to public libraries.
Cheryl Shorter, DCMS Libraries team, shares her experience volunteering in her local library to help with the Summer Reading Challenge
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The DCMS Libraries team supports ministers, as they oversee and promote the improvement of local government's provision of public library services in England. It is also responsible for other library policy such as DCMS sponsorship of the British Library and Public Lending Right Scheme. On this blog, members of the team talk about their work. Find out more
- How WIILMA partners with local libraries to widen community cohesion and reduce loneliness.
- BookTrust Storytime – how libraries are supporting families to discover reading.
- Read, Talk, Share – Stories from the frontline
- Online Media Literacy: why public libraries are the perfect partners
- Read-iscover Summer: Celebrating Reading Week