Innovation Gathering 2024: Tickets now on sale

Wednesday, 6 March, 2024 - 10:00 to 16:00

The Libraries Connected Innovation Gathering is an annual event which brings public library staff together from across the UK to showcase their innovative work, create new connections and think collectively about how to improve their services to local communities.

Online event

Webinar: The Sanderson Review of public libraries

Friday, 2 February, 2024 - 14:00 to 15:00

Join Libraries Connected staff and members to discuss Baroness Sanderson’s public libraries review.

Online event

Know Your Neighbourhood: Second Knowledge Sharing Event

Tuesday, 30 January, 2024 - 10:00 to 12:00

We will hear from some Know Your Neighbourhood projects to see how they are getting on.

Online event

Libraries Connected Apprenticeship Network webinar: Attracting and developing talent

Thursday, 14 December, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00

This webinar will explore how apprenticeships can be used to help attract, retain and develop staff.

Online event

Seeking and securing developer contributions for libraries and archives

Friday, 1 December, 2023 - 10:30 to 12:00

This webinar will explain how libraries and archives can engage with the local planning process and plan-making officials in order to secure funding through Section 106 legal agreements.

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Social Prescribing and libraries

Wednesday, 15 November, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00

This webinar will raise awareness of social prescribing and the role of libraries.

Online event

Apprenticeship Network webinar

Monday, 6 November, 2023 - 14:00 to 15:00

This webinar will explore how to give your library apprentices the best possible experience and support.

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eLicensing Project webinar

Tuesday, 10 October, 2023 - 10:00 to 12:00

This webinar will give libraries more information about getting involved with the eBook lending pilot.

Online event

Open Access Libraries

Tuesday, 3 October, 2023 - 14:30

This webinar explored how open access technologies have been working across the UK.

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Shakespeare’s First Folio for children - webinar for library staff

Thursday, 26 October, 2023 - 11:00 to 12:00

To celebrate the 400 Anniversary of the First Folio, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust have been working with publishers Walker Books to produce an edited, original language version of the Folio.