Each October, libraries across the country mark Black History Month through events and recommended reading. Here are just a few examples. It is a longer read than usual but we wanted to highlight the variety of activities libraries run to …
Blandford Library in Dorset is a hub for the whole community, and much more than simply a place to borrow books.
Guest author JJ Khun WIILMA Founder, writes about working with libraries and Waltham Forest council to reduce loneliness, isolation and improve mental wellbeing in the community.
Guest author Annie Crombie from BookTrust, writes about BookTrust Storytime.
The Reading Agency shares stories from libraries and participants involved in its Reading Friends programme.
Read, Talk, Share – How the Reading Agency helped libraries tackle loneliness.
Guest post from Karen Napier, Chief Executive of The Reading Agency
Dr. Ron Wiener writes about his work with older people in libraries in the US and in England
Examples of the work done by Library Friends groups, around the country
An update on East Sussex libraries LOFE programme
The 20th meeting of the Libraries Taskforce, plus LBBD and Pen to Print - another Arts Council NPO programme