Scottish Public Libraries launch #ScottishSillySquad

Scotland's public library services have launched a #ScottishSillySquad campaign for the Summer Reading Challenge 2020.

New Chair appointed to support a new public library strategy for Scotland

Jeanette Castle, University Librarian at the University of the West of Scotland (UWS), has been appointed Chair of the newly established Public Library Strategy Advisory Group.

Libraries Aspiring Learners... during COVID-19

OnFife Libraries has had to drastically rethink their PLIF project due to COVID-19. The result? A more sustainable plan.

Scotland's Public Libraries Experience Increased Demand In Lockdown

Public libraries in Scotland have responded to a surge in demand for online and digital services during the coronavirus lockdown....

Libraries Leaving Lockdown

This week on the SLIC blog CEO Pamela Tulloch talks about lockdown, libraries and the digital offers available.

Join Culture & Wellbeing Community Network Scotland

Do you work in the library sector in Scotland? Then why not join the Culture & Wellbeing Community Network Scotland Group online.

Scottish Coworking Network Turns One

The Scottish Coworking Network celebrates the first anniversary of its official launch today.

Celebrate World Book Night with the National Shelf Service

The National Shelf Service, a daily YouTube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians is running a special series of broadcasts to celebrate World Book Night tomorrow.

Tackling Social Isolation During COVID-19

This week the SLIC and Fun Palaces Scotland Culture & Wellbeing Community Group tackles social isolation in our communities during the Coronavirus pandemic.

SLIC Publishes New Report into Health & Wellbeing

SLIC has published a new report examining the heath & wellbeing offer available in Scotland’s public libraries.

Culture Organisations Supporting Communities

SLIC and Fun Palaces Scotland have created an online peer network and training group to help cultural organisations connect during the Coronavirus pandemic.

CILIP Launches National Shelf Service

CILIP launch a ‘National Shelf Service’ to help children and families discover new, diverse reading experiences.

Households Urged to use Free Online Library Services

SLIC is encouraging households across the country to use free online public library services to support individuals and families.

Fun Palaces 2020 launch

Fun Palaces is now looking for signups for their free annual weekend of action celebrating arts, culture, science and creativity.

SLIC Office Closure - Covid-19

As a result of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak the Scottish Library and Information Council office will close temporarily from Tuesday March 17th 2020.