East Lothian Library Services and Inverclyde Libraries have both been recognised for their outstanding contributions to their local communities at the 2022 SLIC Awards.
A total of three Scottish libraries have been chosen to take part in The Europe Challenge 2022. Teams from Culture Perth & Kinross Libraries, City of Glasgow College Library Services and Western Isles Libraries have all been accepted into the programme.
Scotland’s Climate Beacons celebrate their first birthday this month after a year of amazing progress. Two Climate Beacons involve Scottish Public Library Services – Inverclyde Libraries and Western Isles Libraries.
A new Information for Wellbeing Course is now available to all library and third sector staff – helping their readiness to provide information for wellbeing services.
A new Scotland-wide libraries reminiscence project has been launched, bringing people from all walks of life together. Already 24 library services are taking part - creating Memories Groups across the country.
Scotland’s first ever national reading moment Keep the Heid and Read! has been hailed a resounding success with nearly 75,000 readers pledging to read over 456,000 minutes between them.
SLIC fully supports the Joint European Declaration from EBLIDA, NAPLE and Public Libraries 2030 in response to the appeal launched by the Ukrainian Library Association.
A new Scotland-wide reading initiative called 'Keep the Heid and Read!' has been announced to inspire and encourage people to read every day to boost their mental health and wellbeing.
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