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Quick Reads in Southend LIbraries | 18 October 2013
"Simon Wallace, Community & Diversity Manager at Southend Libraries, and based at the new Forum Library, inspires us with news of what Southend Libraries have done to promote the Quick Reads initiative."
Your Library | 18 October 2013
Brighton & Hove Libraries have incorporated some very positive messages into their ‘library leaflet’, including digital inclusion, Books on Prescription, access to health info, etc. - it outlines the Libraries' support and facilities for organisations, community groups and businesses.
Southend's Active Life Festival | 25 July 2013
"Southend Central Library recently held a Health and Well-Being Festival with a difference. Over seventy people aged 50 and over took part in a variety of activities including Line Dancing, exercise to music, ZumbaGold, Circuit Training, Pilates & Yoga … It was a great day!"
Lancashire's MANIL 2013 report | 22 July 2013
Lancashire Library Service has produced an illustrated report on their "Make A Noise In Libraries" activities for 2013 - they promoted the services available in various libraries, and offered four main events across Lancashire.
SeeJobGroup | 13 June 2013
Community Job Group @ Southend Central Library 2012 Pilot Group feedback report - success of first year of employment skills project. There is also a very positive testimonial from someone who has successfully used this service; and a video promotion by Andy Bater and Jane Dring.
Skipton "Rewind Presents" | 21 March 2013
Article by Rich Huxley about the 2012 CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award-winners, the Skipton Rewind Club - the article highlights just what can be achieved by young people in collaboration with North Yorkshire County Council and the North Yorkshire Youth Music Action Zone.
This article has been posted with kind permission of Music Education UK.
Digital Inclusion Dundee - Reaching the Hard to Reach | 19 March 2013
Over the past five years, Dundee Library and information Service have won three bids to deliver services for Vulnerable Groups - from working with vulnerable groups in libraries to taking devices to digitally excluded people across the community.
Better Read | 13 March 2013
Brief report of ‘Better Read’, a bibliotherapy event held in the National Library of Scotland on the 27 February 2013, organized by the Scottish Health Information Network, and NHS Education for Scotland Knowledge Services.
Southend Libraries Six Book Challenge e-newsletter, Feb 2013 | 7 March 2013
Southend Libraries have produced another Six Book Challenge e-newsletter to keep local people up-to-date with developments.
Examples of good practice drawn from libraries across the UK.