Notts inspires!
Ruddington, Mansfield Woodhouse and Ravenshead libraries have been refurbished by Nottinghamshire’s Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries.
25/06/2018
Ireland's public libraries 2022
Ireland launches its new strategy for libraries, abolishing fines and extending opening hours as part of its 2022 vision for a more open library system.
18/06/2018
Help build a library in Nepal
An enterprising voluntary outfit in the UK is raising funds to create a library for children in remote villages in earthquake-hit Nepal.
14/06/2018
Mind-building in Finland
Finland’s recent exhibition at the 2018 Venice Biennale was a tribute to public libraries and library architects.
05/06/2018
New wave of funding for Welsh libraries
The Transformation Capital Grant Programme supports museums, archives and libraries to transform services and ensure their future sustainability.
28/05/2018
Co-creating sixth form study space
Roundhay School Secondary Campus, Leeds, has the largest sixth form in the city with over 500 students. Demco Interiors has designed its modern study space.
10/05/2018
Sutton Coldfield library reborn
Refurbished Sutton Coldfield town centre library, incorporating the Little Green Bookworm play café, has opened today, thanks to an inspiring collaboration.
03/04/2018
Essex opens Chelmsford families hub
Chelmsford’s new children’s library and local hub for family services has officially opened following a £316,000 makeover.
29/03/2018
Libraries need to evolve digitally
While most library users are happy with the physical spaces of libraries, far fewer are satisfied with their online experience, according to a new report.
08/03/2018
Ten public libraries in Belgium
A fascinating tour of specialist subject libraries in Belgium, from architecture to feminism, to art - highlighting the continuing relevance of libraries.
05/03/2018
Public Library of the Year Award
Applications are now open for the international award, presented by IFLA and sponsored by the IT company, Systematic.
02/03/2018
Keeping pace with digital
But it is not just the technology that has changed — the way people use libraries and their spaces is changing dramatically.
26/02/2018
Colliers Wood new library opens
Merton Council has opened a brand new purpose-built library in the centre of Colliers Wood to replace the former Donald Hope Library.
07/02/2018
Early Carnegie library to be restored
Greenwich is to go ahead with plans to transform Plumstead's Carnegie library building into a multi-functional library, leisure, cultural and sports centre.
23/01/2018
Refurbished library opens in Hexham
The newly refurbished Queen’s Hall in Hexham has re-opened. The historic building now houses the town’s library, customer and visitor information centre.
22/01/2018