First Minister’s Reading Challenge

Get involved in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge - the national initiative promotes reading cultures in schools, libraries and community groups across Scotland.

Join the Get Creative Festival

It's time for Scotland's public libraries to get involved in this year's Get Creative Festival taking place between 11-19th May 2019.

New Community Library in East Lothian

A new Community Library in East Lothian opened its doors earlier this month, helping to support the growing local population.

PLIF 2019/2020 now open

The Public Library Improvement Fund (PLIF) 2019/2020 is now open for applications.

PLIF & How good is our public library service?

This week on the SLIF blog our Business Support Officer for Public Libraries talks about PLIF and the HGIOPLS framework.

SLIC Bursaries for EBLIP 2019

SLIC Is giving away two bursaries to attend the 10th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference which takes place in Glasgow between 17-19th of June 2019.

The Library Love Podcasts

This week on the PLIF blog Tanya Milligan from Falkirk Community Trust talks about the Library Love Podcast project which has attracted thousands of listeners in the last two years.

Engaging people through “Engaging Libraries”

This week on the SLIC blog Rachel Heydecker, Policy and Development Officer with Carnegie UK Trust talks about their Engaging Libraries programme which funded two projects based in Scotland.

Supporting SLIC Members

This week on the SLIC blog CEO Pamela Tulloch talks about the different ways SLIC supports our membership including funding opportunities and bursaries.

Book Connections: Intergenerational Reading Through SLIF

In the first blog concentrating on the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) Aberdeen City Libraries talk about their successful Book Connections project which used Intergenerational Reading at Dyce Academy to improve reading levels and self-confidence.

New Hub for Business Entrepreneurs

A new business hub aimed at inspiring and supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses is open for membership at the Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.

Real Futures - A PLIF project

This month's Public Library Improvement Fund blog is written by Yvonne Barclay from Aberdeen City Libraries, Project Manager of Reel Futures.

Dunfermline Coworking Open To Members

Are you a Fife-based entrepreneur or micro-business looking for the perfect office space? Then joining the Scottish Coworking Network Dunfermline...

Our Year Ahead

In this week's SLIC blog Head Of Programme Lindsey Henderson talks about the exciting year ahead and what's in store for Scottish libraries.

SLIC Bursaries - CILIPS Conference 2019

SLIC has a limited number of bursaries available for the CILIPS Conference 2019, which takes place in June - apply today!