East Dunbartonshire Digital Inclusion Project: To lessen digital exclusion amongst carers and the cared for through the provision of a mobile classroo …
Applications for the 2016/17 round are now closed.
PLIF 2016 Award Timeline
|Friday 27th May 2016||Bids Open|
|Friday 1st July 2016||Closing Date for applications|
|Friday 8th July 2016||Funding Sub-committee evaluation / discussion|
|Friday 19th August 2016||Confirmation sent to successful library services|
|Wednesday 31st August 2016||Acceptance letters to be returned to SLIC|
|From 9th September 2016||70% of funds transferred to authorities|
|Friday 9th December 2016||Interim Reports due|
|From 12th December 2016||30% of funds transferred|
|Friday 5th May 2017||Final Report and financial records to SLIC|
‘Every Child a Library Member’ Pilot
To coincide with National Libraries Day (Saturday 7 February 2015), the Scottish Library & Information Council (SLIC) announced details of a new library pilot scheme to make every child in Scotland a library member.
All 32 local authorities across Scotland have now signed up to support the ‘Every child a library member’ project, which is funded by the Public Library Improvement Fund.
Read the full press release here
Click on the link to see how the projects are being delivered locally Every Child A Library Member Pilots LA Breakdown
West Dunbartonshire Libraries recently organised a competition inviting each of the five secondary schools to design their new school library card.
Robert Gordon University were commissioned in 2015 to research previous SLIC funded projects and make recommendations for which successful projects could be rolled out to benefit other authorities.SLIC Final Report PLIF RGU
Listed below you will find awards, resources and reports about the Public Libraries Improvement Fund.
Dundee This project will offer library support for socially vulnerable groups in Dundee including migrant workers and those with substance abuse. Awar …
East Renfrewshire Look@libraries. Awarded: GBP 49,960 Falkirk Accessible audio books, DAISY players and audiobooks were purchased to improve access to …