Blog Posts tagged: Libraries

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10 New Picture Books for 2019

We're celebrating some of the wonderful new picture books that will hit library bookshelves this year! See if you can find your little one's next new favourite story.

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5 Reasons Why We Need to Protect Local Libraries

Using the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as inspiration, we take a look at five reasons why local libraries are so important to children, parents and communities in general.

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13 Great Museums for Book Lovers

It's Museums Week! If you bibliophiles out there think there's nothing for you, well, think again...

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Teenage Rebellion in the Library

Award-winning author Thomas Welsh discusses how his local library helped him to rebel as a teenager, grow as a person and develop as a writer.

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Why Libraries Matter to Scotland's Health and Wellbeing

Sean McNamara talks about the importance of libraries to Scotland's health and wellbeing and the wealth of resources they offer.

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Fiona Hyslop: Looking Beyond Book Week Scotland

The Culture Secretary for Scotland talks about why she loves Book Week Scotland and what the government is doing to promote reading and support libraries throughout Scotland

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The Benefits of eBorrowing

Iain Robertson discusses his experiences with e-borrowing and how the technology has evolved to sit alongside traditional printed books.

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Why Libraries Matter to Scotland's Communities

Guest author, Sean McNamara, discusses some of the reasons why libraries continue to remain so important to communities across Scotland.

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Why School Libraries Matter

Guest author, Sean McNamara, discusses the importance of school libraries and explores some of the innovative work done by inspiring Librarians across the country.

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Libraries Matter to Scotland’s Digital Future

Sean McNamara of CILIPS examines the importance of libraries in the digital age and looks at some of the great work library services are doing.

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