Our annual seminar aimed at heads of library services has been moved from June to October to give it every possible chance of taking place in person.
As libraries and bookshops navigate ways to re-open safely and engage with their readers, the Librarians’ Virtual Toolkit explores the relationship between the sector's various reading offers and mental health.
Libraries Connected held a Universal Library Offer Seminar online on Tuesday 15 June, over 1000 people booked to join the event from over 90 different library services.
Over the next few months, our Future Funding programme will be holding a series of webinars aimed at Heads of Service and those with business development responsibility within the library service.
Over the past 12 months Haringey, Worcestershire and Leicestershire Libraries have tested out the potential for offering library services the chance to draw on support from an 'expert bank'.
Learn more about what the library sector can do to encourage audiences to return to events when safety and restrictions permit.
Join us as we'll be sharing great examples of partnership working and explore together how we can grow links between libraries and LCEPs.
Claire Robe, the Relationship Manager for Libraries at Arts Council England. talks us through their National Lottery Project Grants.
Join us as we celebrate public libraries as cultural and creative spaces in their local communities and launch the new Culture and Creativity online learning module for library staff.
We are delighted to invite you to an afternoon run by Libraries Connected and Marion Tessier from Kingston Libraries and delivered by library services across the country.
Bestselling novelist Amanda Prowse knew how to resolve a fictional family crisis. But then her son, Josiah, came to her with a real one.
In this session, we will be reflecting on some of the issues that are raised by historical collections and buildings and discussing how libraries should interpret and present books and other resources from our past in relation to race and empire.
Education, primary care, and mental health experts are coming together to discuss the impact of the pandemic on children’s wellbeing and how public libraries could support recovery.
In this session, US librarian Jessica Bratt and actor and writer Obioma Ugoala talk about how they have been educating and encouraging people to talk about race.
This has been a tumultuous year for us all and as the Covid-19 pandemic continues, significant uncertainty will remain for the foreseeable future.
In this session hear from an author, publisher and bookseller to find out more about the challenges they face in ensuring that Black stories are published and promoted.
As part of our accreditation programme, we hosted an online event for library users and supporters called What does quality mean for a modern library service?
This year, Fun Palaces weekend on 3 and 4 October will be different - sometimes smaller, always safer, but as ever remarkable.
Join library managers, front-line staff and superb guest speakers for an inspiring day about how to promote the Universal Reading Offer.
To help library services to develop strategies for consultation and engagement with the public, we ran an event for libraries to share good practice and practical ideas.
We ran a series of three one-day workshops in Brimingham, Manchester and London from Jan-Mar 2020 to explore the apprenticeship process and how it could benefit library staff
We are very sorry to announce that due to the ongoing pandemic we have been forced to cancel our 2020 annual seminar.
Public Libraries have an important role to play, providing services designed to reduce inequality, celebrate diversity in communities and enable individuals to see themselves reflected and valued in community spaces.
We're delighted to invite our members to our annual general meeting at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
On 3rd April 2019 Leeds Central Library hosted the annual Libraries Connected Innovation Gathering. The event was attended by over 45 library workers from across the UK who enjoyed hearing about and sharing innovative library practice and projects.