New Decade, New Possibilities

A new year and a new decade provides the opportunity to reflect on what has been happening with libraries in Scotland.

Time to Apply for SLIF

This week on the SLIC blog Project Officer Louise Cooper talks about the School Library Improvement. The fund is now open for applications.

School Library Improvement Fund Now Open

A new round of the School Library Improvement Fund opens today, offering Scottish schools and nurseries a share of £170,000.

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.