Public Libraries

The new site will surface archived content and clips that have a topical appeal. 

Posted 20 September 2019

New Pearson report gathers opinions of 11,000 learners in 19 countries.

Posted 20 September 2019

The long school holidays are around the corner.

Posted 04 July 2019

How quirky, you may ask. Well, the prize is called The Queen's Knickers Award.

Posted 03 July 2019

Helle Lauridsen reports from the tenth NEXT LIBRARY event, held in Aarhus, Denmark.

Posted 23 June 2019

Newly searchable database reveals real reading habits.

Posted 18 June 2019

The 2019 Best Translated Book Award winners have been announced in New York.

Posted 06 June 2019

The National Medal for Museum and Library Service is the US's highest honour for institutions that make exceptional contributions to their communities.

Posted 08 May 2019

International Museums Day is celebrated in May 2019. Kenn Bicknell considers the lessons libraries can learn from museums.

Posted 03 May 2019

Initiative aims to help libraries build political support and improve funding.

Posted 02 May 2019

The Bookseller and The Reading Agency are inviting submissions for the 2019 Library of the Year.

Posted 29 April 2019

Libraries matter for Europe and Europe matters for libraries. IFLA and its partners have developed a library manifesto for Europe. Here are the highlights.

Posted 26 April 2019

British Library initiative outlines plans for the Library in the north of England.

Posted 25 March 2019

Bryony Ramsden, of the UXLibs conference team, reflects on how inclusivity became an unexpected but critical theme of the 2018 conference.

Posted 21 March 2019

Internet Archive plans to cache content.

Posted 20 March 2019

Melanie Holst describes 'A Million Stories'. The library-led intercultural storytelling project is the largest curated collection of unfiltered personal accounts from refugees in Europe.

Posted 11 March 2019

Plan hopes to support and grow the biotech ecosystem across southeast England.

Posted 15 February 2019

It's 2019 and ILI is back to celebrate innovative libraries and librarians in our 21st year. We take a look behind the scenes as the Call for Speakers opens, and speaker proposals start to come in.

Posted 28 January 2019

The IFLA Green Library Award is sponsored by De Gruyter.

Posted 25 January 2019

The book collection for this year's Challenge has been revealed.

Posted 10 January 2019

Public Library Manifesto will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2019.

Posted 27 November 2018

A UK petition signed by 30,000 called for ringfenced funding.

Posted 13 November 2018

A new report produced by think tank Demos in partnership with the Reading Agency highlights societal benefits of reading.

Posted 02 November 2018

In Sweden, libraries are at the forefront of opening up the UNESCO heritage listed decorated farmhouses of Hälsingland by using immersive VR and enhanced marketing techniques.

Posted 19 October 2018

The Library of Congress has published its new strategic plan for the years 2019 - 2023.

Posted 03 October 2018

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