Libraries Week 2019

Libraries Week 2019 kicks off today celebrating the role of libraries in the digital world.

SLIF Blog - Falkirk Council

This week on the SLIF blog we talk to Falkirk Council about their successful 2017 SLIF project which focused on pupils with English as an Additional Language.

Maths Week Scotland 2019

Today is the start of Maths Week Scotland – the annual week-long event celebrated throughout the country.

Cyber Essentials Accreditation for SLIC

The Scottish Library and Information Council has gained Cyber Essentials accreditation, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to cyber security.

SLIC Conversation Cafe at the Scottish Learning Festival

SLIC will once again be exhibiting at this year’s Scottish Learning Festival, providing a Conversation Café for delegates.

£200,000 Funding Award Shared by Scottish Libraries

Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Fiona Hyslop, has today announced the winning bids of this year’s Public Library Improvement Fund.

Exciting Times for School Libraries

This week on the SLIC blog our Business Support Officer Louise Cooper talks about the current round of the School Library Improvement Fund and the first year of the School Library strategy Vibrant Libraries, Thriving Schools.

Girls Who Code in Scotland

Encouraging more women into computer science is the aim of one the key speakers at SLIC’s September Digital Champions meeting.

Funding boost for Scotland’s School Libraries

Scotland’s school libraries are being transformed with the support of a dedicated national programme aimed at improving literacy and boosting educational attainment.

The 4-4-2 Reading Challenge Kicks Off

The 4-4-2 Reading Challenge launched at Thorn Primary School in Johnstone today with a record number of Scottish public libraries taking part.

East Lothian Literacy Festival - A SLIF Project

This month on the SLIF blog we take a look at the first East Lothian Literacy Festival, which was funded through the School Library Improvement Fund.

BBC Scotland teams up with Scotland's Libraries to Launch Photo Exhibition

A new photography exhibition illustrating the rich diversity of Scotland’s population is set to go on tour in public libraries this September.

Mind an' Read Well! - A PLIF Project

This month for our PLIF blog focus we learn about Mind an' Read Well!, an innovative project by South Ayrshire Council and North Ayrshire Libraries.

Scottish Coworking Network Success

This week our Coworking Project Manager talks about the success of the Scottish Coworking Network and the latest hub developments.

School Library Improvement Fund Opens

The School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) has opened for a fourth round of applications.