Scottish Nominations for Library of the Year 2019

This year two Scottish public libraries were nominated for the Library of the Year Award 2019 – Shetland Library and Montrose Library. Today we take a closer look at how both libraries have thrived over the last year.

New Coworking Hub for Dundee

The Scottish Coworking Network opens its latest Coworking Hub in Dundee Central Library today, offering dedicated workspace for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Shetland's War - A PLIF Project

This month on the SLIC PLIF Blog we take a look at Shetland’s War – a unique project which looks at Shetland’s role in the Great War.

Dunfermline Hub Ideal for Local Self-Starter

Local entrepreneurs, freelancers and start-ups in Dunfermline can now access professional workspace in their local library.

SCN Troon Boosts Local Business

The Scottish Coworking Network is helping a local business in Troon go from Strength to Strength.

Engaging Libraries: Phase 2

Today we feature a guest blog from Carnegie UK Trust on the opening of Engaging Libraries: Phase 2.

Planning an Information Toolkit

This week on the SLIC staff blog we talk to our Literary Project Manager on the progress being made creating an Information Literacy Toolkit.

Dunfermline Coworking Hub Open for Business

The new SCN coworking hub in Dunfermline Carnegie Library has delivered the perfect working space for a local design company.

Coworking Hub Progress

This week on the SLIC blog Project Manager Seb Dabin talks about the Scottish Coworking Network and the continuing growth of Scotland's first network of public library coworking hubs.

Reading for Resilience

A SLIF funded project is using graphic novels to help students get into reading. Based in Eyemouth High School, Reading for Resilience targets reluctant readers.

Shelf Help - A SLIF Project

This month on the SLIF blog we talk about the Shelf Help project which was created in East Dunbartonshire.

Congratulations Morag - 20 Years with SLIC

Admin & Finance Officer Morag Andrew celebrated 20 years with SLIC this year, making her one of the longest serving employees of the organisation.

New Look for part of Inverness Library

What was once an underused room in the heart of Inverness Library has been transformed into a modern coworking hub thanks to the Scottish Coworking Network.

Get On Board with Library Gaming

In this month’s PLIF blog we take a look at Renfrewshire Libraries’ Get On Board project which aimed to encourage young teenagers to engage with library services.

Inverness Hub hosts Business Workshop

The first business workshop gets underway this week at the Scottish Coworking Network Inverness – the latest business hub to open in a Scottish Public Library.