Responding to Covid-19

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.

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 31 March 2021.

Allana Max
Andersen Press (no longer granting permissions but have made their own assets available for libraries until 30 June 2021)
Barrington Stoke
Bloomsbury
Bonnier Books
Chicken House
Child’s Play

Dial Books
Egmont Publishing
Faber Children's Books
Flying Eye Books / Nobrow Ltd
Hachette Children's Group
Harper Collins Children's Books (until 30 June 2021)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Lantana
Little Tiger

Macmillan Children’s Books
Mantra Lingua Limited
Nosy Crow
Otter Barry Books
Penguin Random House / Puffin (until 30 June 2021)
Piccadilly Press
Quirk Books
Scholastic
Simon and Schuster

Tiny Owl / Five Quills / Troika / Wacky Bee
Two Hoots
Usborne
Walker Books

We will update this page as soon as we hear back from other publishers.

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