SELMS consortium manager Hilary Ballard writes about the project’s development, and the benefits it offers today
Debbie Hicks introduces The Reading Agency's Reading Friends scheme, which uses reading to tackle loneliness.
Craig Tobin writes about a multi-stakeholder partnership providing a cancer advice service to the community in Lanarkshire
Sue Ball writes about the artist led project in Staffordshire libraries, which commemorates not only those who fought and died during World War 1 but also the women whose domestic, everyday lives contributed to fighting the war on the home-front.
Coding for adults is a growing area for libraries - and Liam Cookson writes about the Codeup branch he set up in Storyhouse, Chester.
Sarah Thirtle shares an update on the Prosper business support programme and describes how libraries engaged with it
The Reading Agency's Sue Wilkinson reminds us how libraries play a vital role in encouraging children to read
A collection of references to material which illustrate how libraries support children when they are very young - a vital stage in their learning: preparation for school
Examples of the work done by Library Friends groups, around the country
Work clubs in Leicestershire libraries, illustrating how libraries contribute to the outcome: greater prosperity