Public Libraries

On National Libraries Day libraries and their supporters ran events, activities and protests in support of all types of libraries. Gary Green took to public transport to celebrate National Libraries Day in his own way.

Posted 09 February 2015

Russia's Minister of Culture has announced plans to launch a Russian National Digital Library in 2015.

Posted 05 January 2015

Cataloguing error meant treasure remained 'lost'.

Posted 02 December 2014

Maureen Hood describes how a public library service is using its 3D printer to provide services and experiences for its users.

Posted 07 November 2014

Gothic exhibition inspires 3D game.

Posted 04 November 2014

New law outlines the role of public libraries in the digital age.

Posted 09 August 2014

In theory EBA acquisition models promise a win-win for libraries, publishers and customers alike. But does the evidence support this hybrid model?

Posted 06 August 2014

Public libraries in Sweden are enhancing digital literacy by connecting non-users, digital visitors and digital residents.

Posted 25 July 2014

Evidence review of the economic contribution of libraries

Posted 05 June 2014

Research partnership puts value on public libraries.

Posted 16 May 2014

Restoration nearing completion.

Posted 14 April 2014

Welsh museums, libraries and archives to receive £2.2m.

Posted 11 April 2014

The British Library has acquired two rare manuscripts.

Posted 19 March 2014

Libraries in London and Paris working together.

Posted 02 March 2014

The new-style longlist for CILIP's children's book awards has been announced.

Posted 18 February 2014

Access to the Library's digital media player is now rolled out.

Posted 07 February 2014

The role of libraries is changing and their spaces, services and staff structures are evolving to reflect this.

Posted 17 October 2013

Part of the Royal Tropical Institute's collections will be saved.

Posted 11 October 2013

From privacy and surveillance to hyper-connectivity, Marydee Ojala encourages librarians everywhere to respond to IFLA's "tremendously important" report.

Posted 06 September 2013

The physical library space is changing to reflect the new services and interactions customers expect.

Posted 06 September 2013

Case concerns theft of volumes from Italy's Girolamini Library.

Posted 28 August 2013

Fire in roof during construction works - collections safe.

Posted 06 August 2013

Two books stolen by 'the Royal Library Man' returned by US authorities.

Posted 24 July 2013

Caroline Fielding, a school librarian, reviews National Geographic Virtual Library - "a really user friendly resource".

Posted 07 May 2013

The Australian Library and Information Association has begun a 'conversation' about the future role of libraries in 2025.

Posted 03 May 2013

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