Events & Courses

Courses organised by The Network, and events and courses related to social justice organised by other agencies

Key courses are listed here.

  • Libraries of Sanctuary - a roadmap

    29 Nov 2021, online, starts 18.00

    "From 6pm there will be an information evening on Libraries of Sanctuary and how libraries can qualify for this title. We will be joined by John Vincent, author of the resource pack on Libraries of Sanctuary which can be found here Tiffy Allen, the National Co-ordinator of Places of Sanctuary… more

  • Speed 'Dates': 20 years of LGBTQ+ History

    4 Dec 2021, 14.00-16.30, online

    "Ahead of a bumper year of LGBTQ events in 2022 marking our 20th Birthday, this year we will be reflecting back on the last 19 years of fab people forging a path of inclusive LGBTQ programming in archives . Streamed live from the archive, spend your Saturday afternoon speed 'dating' through 20yrs of… more

  • Diverse Libraries - Webinar one: Bringing Diversity to Your Library Collection

    9 Dec 2021, 16.00-17.15, online

    "This session will explore ways to reflect on and make additions to library catalogues in order to better reflect a diverse society focusing in particular on books by writers and illustrators of colour. You’ll hear about key research from The National Literacy Trust, gain insight on the latest titles… more

  • Diverse Libraries - Webinar two: Dealing with difficult texts and promoting anti-racism

    30 Mar 2022, 16.00-17.15, online

    "Our second session will support teachers and library staff to further understand the different ways they can support readers when accessing problematic texts from their collections. Participants will explore a range of methods to promote anti-racism through a study of literature and contribute to a discussion about the role that… more

  • Refugee Week 2022

    20-26 June 2022

    "This Refugee Week, we’re inviting you to explore the theme of ‘Healing’. Through creativity and conversations, Refugee Week 2022 will be a celebration of community, mutual care, and the human ability to start again. Healing means recovering from a painful experience or situation, so that we can continue to live.… more