Now that libraries have moved back to providing many of their services in person, we have been working to support the transition to a blended digital and physical offer. Below you can find a list of useful toolkits to help you run digital events on YouTube and Facebook, as well as how to engage audiences with digital events.
Living with Covid 19 guidance - April 2022
The government is removing domestic restrictions in England in relation to Covid 19.
Public libraries are directed to the advice published by the UK Health Security Agency: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-guidance.
Libraries should continue to make risk assessments in line with their local circumstances and to consider the needs of any vulnerable staff, volunteers and users.
This page was last updated on 4 April 2022.
Social Media Toolkit
This toolkit has been created for Libraries Connected as a guide for all public library services on the use of social media to create more open lines of communication between library services and users.
Safeguarding for online events toolkit
Top tips for safeguarding adults and children during online events.
Running digital events for adults
This list highlights some of the wide range of activities for adults which showcase digital activities that are popular and working well.
How to make a podcast toolkit
Podcasts are a great way to reach people wherever they are. Find out how to make your own podcast.
Engaging with a digital audience toolkit
A guide to best practice for improving your services's online engagement.
Covid-19 Safer Libraries guide
A guide on how to organise library buildings to keep staff and the public safe while still ensuring that spaces remain welcoming environments for everyone to use. Version 2