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Funding Boost for School Libraries

Schools across Scotland have received a cash boost from the School Library Improvement Fund totalling £272,000.

Virtually Together - A PLIF Project

This month on the PLIF blog we look at Virtually Together - a joint project between East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure, Renfrewshire Libraries and the University of the West of Scotland.

Scottish Libraries Explore Challenging Issues

We take a look at the four public library projects in Scotland which form part of Phase 2 of the Engaging Libraries programme by Carnegie UK Trust.

Supporting Cultural Leadership across Scottish Libraries

This week on the SLIC blog Lewis Hou talks about his role as a Fun Palaces Ambassador and their partnership with SLIC.

New Round of SLIF Opens in January 2020

A new round of the School Library Improvement Fund will open in January offering schools and nurseries a share of £170,000.

Library Fines Abolished at Live Borders

Fines for overdue books have been abolished at Live Borders Libraries just in time for Christmas

Our School Library - A SLIF Project

On the SLIF blog this month we look at the 'Our School Library!' Project at Largs Academy which received SLIF funding in 2018.

Fife Wins Mobile Libraries Day Competition

Fife Cultural Trust has been picked as the winner of our Mobile Libraries Day 2019 photo competition.

Highland Launch of 4-4-2 Challenge

The Highland launch of the pioneering 4-4-2 Reading Challenge was launched yesterday in Inverness.

A Volunteer Framework - A PLIF Project

This month on the PLIF blog Leisure & Culture Dundee talk about their Public Libraries Volunteer Accreditation Framework which was funded by PLIF in 2018.

Scotland Celebrates First Mobile Libraries Day

Public library services have marked Scotland’s first Mobile Libraries Day today in a national celebration designed to promote the valuable role of mobile library services.

The Innovation and Development Fund Opens

The SLIC Innovation and Development Fund is now open and accepting applications for upcoming 2020 library projects.

New Business Hub launches at Inverness Library

A new business hub for local entrepreneurs and small businesses has been launched at Inverness Library as part of the Scottish Coworking Network.

Teenage Sensory Reading - A SLIF Project

This month on the SLIF Blog High Life Highland talk about their Teenage Sensory Reading Project which received money from the School Library Improvement Fund in 2017.

Precious Things Precious Stories

This month on the PLIF blog Live Life Aberdeenshire talks about their library project Precious Things Precious Stories.