Pop Up Inverclyde

This week Outreach Librarian Alison Nolan from Inverclyde Libraries talks about their innovative Pop Up Inverclyde project which is helping to extend the reach of the Library Service throughout the Inverclyde community.

The Age of Social Media

On the SLIC blog this week our Content & Communications Officer Karen Pepin talks about the rise of social media and how libraries can join our #PhotoFriday campaign.

Partnership, Partnership, Partnership!

On the SLIC blog this week our CEO Pamela Tulloch talks about the importance of partnership working and the breadth of work SLIC undertakes.

Win a trip to Internet Librarian International

Want to share your latest library innovations with the rest of the world? Then it’s time to tell the Scottish Library and Information Council all about your bright ideas.

The Cafe Workshop @ Aberdeen Central Library

Since 2006 the Public Library Improvement Fund (PLIF) has been supporting creative and innovative library projects throughout Scotland. Starting today, we'll be taking a look at previous awards winners on the first Wednesday of every month. Here is Library Operations Manager John Grant talking about the new Cafe Workshop @ Aberdeen Central Library, which has enabled members of the public to explore emerging technologies and the creative arts.

SLIC at InsomniaXResonate

Last weekend thousands of gamers headed to InsomniaXResonate, Scotland's largest gaming festival, and SLIC was there to help spread the word on the exciting digital developments in libraries across Scotland.

Library Code Clubs

This week our Head of Policy & Projects Gillian Daly talks about SLIC’s success at introducing code clubs in libraries throughout Scotland and what the digital future holds.

Autumnal Events

This week our Funding and Events Manager Lorna Watt talks about the upcoming events on the SLIC calendar before she embarks on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Southeast Asia.

SLIC Digital Champions

SLIC’s Digital Champions meet up throughout the year to discuss the latest digital innovations in libraries. This week Drew Bain from Forth Valley College talks about attending his first Digi Champ meeting and all the benefits.

SLIC Seeks New Board Members

Are you interested in the development of Scotland’s libraries? Then there may be a place on our board for you. SLIC is now actively looking to appoint new members to join our board from November 2017 onwards.

Ambition & Opportunity Progress

SLIC Policy Officer Scott Fraser talks about the ongoing progress of Ambition & Opportunity this week, focusing on Strategic Aims 3 and 5 of Scotland's first national strategy for public libraries.

Film for Everyone

SLIC’s Film Education Manager Louise Donoghue has helped to set up film clubs in six local authorities across Scotland. Here she talks about the pioneering project in more depth.

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