Now that libraries have moved to providing their services remotely, we've been working hard to support this transition. Our priorities at the moment are securing funding for more e-books for libraries and negotiating with publishers to allow libraries to deliver reading activities online.
Working with the Reading Agency, so far the following publishers we've contacted have agreed to relax their copyright rules during this time. Full details on their conditions for broadcast can be found below. Please do check this as many publishers are requesting prior notice before you can broadcast online.
The highlighted publishers have now agreed to extend these permissions to 30 September.
Egmont Publishing (To 31 July only)
Faber Children's Books
Flying Eye Books / Nobrow Ltd (to 31 August only)
Hachette Children's Group
Harper Collins UK
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Macmillan Children’s Books
Mantra Lingua Limited (to 31 August only)
Otter Barry Books
Penguin Random House / Puffin
Simon and Schuster (to 31 August only)
Tiny Owl / Five Quills / Troika / Wacky Bee
We will update this page as soon as we hear back from other publishers.
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