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Five Lend & Mend Libraries Announced

Five Scottish public library services have been selected to take part in a pioneering Lend & Mend project managed by the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC).

Every Child A Library Member Launched

Every Child A Library Member is a new campaign to encourage parents across Scotland to introduce their children to library membership.

Learning Platform

The SLIC Learning Platform now has 1000 registered users - helping staff in libraries throughout Scotland learn new skills.

Mobile Libraries Day 2022

Scottish public library services celebrated Mobile Libraries Day 2022 yesterday as part of Book Week Scotland.

The 2022 SLIC Awards Winners

East Lothian Library Services and Inverclyde Libraries have both been recognised for their outstanding contributions to their local communities at the 2022 SLIC Awards.

Shortlist Announced For SLIC Award

Six leading library services across Scotland have been shortlisted for the 2022 SLIC Awards during UK Libraries Week.

Public Library Improvement Fund 2022 Opens

The Public Library Improvement Fund is now accepting applications

Near Me In Libraries

A new initiative will see libraries across Scotland play a key role in helping people access public sector services including health and social care across the country.

UK Information Workforce Survey 2022

Library Information Services workers are being encouraged to fill out the UK Information Workforce Survey 2022.

SLIC Awards Now Open

Applications for the SLIC Awards 2022 are now officially open, with every member of the Scottish Library and Information Council able to apply.

The Europe Challenge 2022

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.

Big Scottish Book Club Returns

The Big Scottish Book Club is back for a fourth series and producers are now looking for Scottish book lovers to get involved.

Scotland's Climate Beacons - One Year On

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.

Information for Wellbeing Course Launched

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.

Ambitious Memories Project for Scottish Libraries

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.

SLIC Wins Share of The Circular Future Fund

SLIC has been awarded a share of the John Lewis Partnership’s £1M Circular Future Fund to create up to 10 Lend & Mend Hubs in selected Scottish public libraries.

Keep the Heid and Read! National Success

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.

The Engaging Libraries Programme

Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officer with Carnegie UK talks about their Engaging Libraries programme which included 4 Scottish public library services.

Engaging the Public with Research: A Toolkit

Carnegie UK and Libraries Connected have developed a new toolkit through learning from the Engaging Libraries programme.

Support for Ukrainian Colleagues

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.

'Keep the Heid and Read!' Launched

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.

Bannockburn Library Receives Major Refurbishment

Bannockburn Library has undergone an extensive refurbishment as part of a £1.2million regeneration project. The refurbishment includes the development of Stirling’s first ‘Makerspace’ facility,

Helping People with Dementia Discover Playlist for Life

Michelle Armstrong-Surgenor, Executive Director of Playlist for Life, talks about how libraries can help people with dementia discover the soundtrack of their lives.

Publishing & Libraries Day 2022

It's time to book your place for Publishing and Libraries Day 2022 which takes place virtually on Wednesday March 9th between 11am and 2pm.

CILIPS 2022 Annual Conference

SLIC is now accepting bursary applications to attend this year’s CILIPS 2022 Annual Conference.

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