Invitation to tender for the Universal Offer Review

Our Universal Offers, launched in 2013, are a strategic programme and an articulation of the power of public libraries to enrich the lives of individuals and their communities.

Launch of Growing Well, a Toolkit to Help Combat Childhood Obesity

In early 2017 ASCEL commissioned The Reading Agency to research recommendations for a possible children and young people’s strand of the Universal Health Offer. 

Libraries Connected: First Impressions

I can't believe I'm already a month and half into the role of Programme Manager at Libraries Connected.

Libraries Connected appoints a new Trustee

Libraries Connected is pleased to announce that Lesley Sim has been appointed to its Board of Trustees. 

Libraries Connected: First Impressions

Whenever I have a new person joining my team, I’m keen to hear their first impressions as their fresh eyes often spot things that us old-timers overlook.

Neil MacInnes, Mark Freeman, Isobel Hunter and Nicholas Serota

Seminar 2018: The speeches

Listen to some of the main talks from our 2018 seminar.

Reading Well for Mental Health launch: 5 June

The contribution of reading and libraries to mental health was centre stage at last Tuesday’s launch of the latest list.

Building on our past for a stronger future

I want briefly to reflect on where I came from and what public libraries did for me.

Farewell from Neil

As I sit on the train heading to the SCL seminar I’m reflecting on the last two years and my term as President of SCL.

Libraries Connected: The new charity for libraries

Libraries Connected launches today at a national seminar with the new Libraries Minister.