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!

Highlights

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Mass read-in and rally at Cardiff Central library

Bring a Book! Hundreds already signed up to go. 12pm on Saturday 7 Feb.
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Simon Edwards, Director of Professional Services at CILIP

CILIP Director Simon Edwards goes back to where it all began

Once upon a time a Saturday assistant with West Sussex Libraries, CILIP’s Director of Professional Services Simon Edwards returns to Witterings Library on Saturday 7 February to host a children’s storytime special.
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EoinMcNamee

Writer in Residence backs National Libraries Day

Ahead of National Libraries Day, Libraries NI has announced Eoin McNamee as writer in residence for March’s Creativity Month’s celebrations.

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News

Social Justice: Information Literacy Training at UCL’s Institute of Education Feb 17, 2015

originally published by on 16th February 2015 on Newsam News, the Newsam Library & Archives blog. Founded in 1902 as a teacher…

Sharing memories: reminiscence sessions in dementia-friendly libraries Feb 13, 2015

Libraries contribute enormously to our wellbeing, and libraries in Hindley and Leigh are playing a vital role in…

Murals for the school library at Taylor High Feb 13, 2015

Pupils and staff at Taylor High School, New Stevenston have been busy getting ready for National Libraries Day…

Feminism and libraries: Knowledge is our superpower Feb 10, 2015

The Feminist Library held its first salon of 2015 on Saturday 31st January. This year our salons are…

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