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A new hashtag for National Libraries Day 2016 Dec 2, 2015

Get ready for the fifth National Libraries Day, taking place Saturday 6 February 2016. To support campaign publicity and to be clearer to those outside of the library sector what the campaign is about, the official NLD 2016 hashtag will be #librariesday. We would be very grateful if you could remember to use this rather  … Read more

Run a digital event with your local MP for Get Online Week Sep 8, 2015

As part of this year’s Get Online Week, Tinder Foundation are encouraging libraries to sign up to run events to promote their great digital inclusion activity to their local MPs. Get Online Week takes place from 12 – 18 October this year, and hundreds of libraries up and down the country will be running events  … Read more

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 students facing exams who have pulled all-nighters, or who need a time-out to refresh their overloaded brains.

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 more recent inventions like the Internet.

Start planning for #librariesday 2016 with our new event guide May 1, 2015

The next National Libraries Day may be months away, but it’s never too early to be thinking about the events you might organise for it – and we’ve published a new resource to help you do it – an ideas guide to give you a head start on your planning.