National Libraries Day

Saturday 7 February was National Libraries Day 2015

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Love libraries? See how everyone celebrated:

And don’t forget to get out and visit your local library to find out what’s on offer!


Freya North. Photo by Charlotte Murphy.

Freya North Q&A: “Libraries have been a haven”

Treasure troves, parallel worlds and a place to get work done – best-selling novelist and library supporter Freya North on what libraries mean to her.

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20 ways #NLD15 reminded us why we love libraries

#NLD15 was celebrated by thousands of people across the country – here are some highlights from social media.

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Library pledges

Start planning for #NLD16 with our new event guide

Get a head start for next year with our series of guides to what you can do on NLD.

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Sleeping in the library goes legit Aug 4, 2015

Sleeping in the academic library is going properly mainstream - with the introduction of 'sleeping pods' for stressed…

Public libraries: ‘Invaluable contribution’ to children’s reading’ Aug 4, 2015

Public libraries are making an 'invaluable contribution' to children's reading according to two of the country's largest reader…

Could libraries outlast the Internet? Jul 14, 2015

Libraries have a great future, according to the head of the UK's national institution - arguably brighter than…

Q&A with Freya North: “Throughout my life, libraries have been a haven” Jul 8, 2015

A passionate reader since childhood, Freya North is the award-winning author of 14 best-selling novels, the most recent…


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