Arts Council England’s National Lottery Project Grants Fund

Thursday, 3 December, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:00

Claire Robe, the Relationship Manager for Libraries at Arts Council England. talks us through their National Lottery Project Grants.

A celebration of culture and creativity in libraries

Friday, 27 November, 2020 - 14:00

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.

Libraries digital bootcamp

Thursday, 12 November, 2020 - 14:00 to 17:00

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.

The Boy Between

Tuesday, 10 November, 2020 - 20:00

Bestselling novelist Amanda Prowse knew how to resolve a fictional family crisis. But then her son, Josiah, came to her with a real one.

Black Stories Matter: Understanding our past

Tuesday, 27 October, 2020 - 12:00

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.

Children, Wellbeing and Libraries

Thursday, 22 October, 2020 - 14:00

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.

Black Stories Matter: Talking about race

Tuesday, 15 September, 2020 - 16:00

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.

Libraries Connected Day Seminar

Wednesday, 2 December, 2020 - 11:15 to 16:30

This has been a tumultuous year for us all and as the Covid-19 pandemic continues, significant uncertainty will remain for the foreseeable future.

Black Stories Matter: Promoting diverse content

Tuesday, 25 August, 2020 - 16:00

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.

What does quality mean for a modern library service?

Friday, 21 August, 2020 - 14:00

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?