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 Week 2021

    4-10 Oct 2021

    "Libraries Week, organised by CILIP, is a nationwide showcase of the amazing work done by libraries and librarians throughout the country. This year Libraries Week will take place between the 4th and 10th October and will focus on the central role that libraries play in their community as a driver… more

  • Scotland’s Libraries: beating hearts of their communities

    6 Oct 2021, 18.00-20.00, online

    "Public & Mobile Libraries Group Scotland are marking Libraries Week 2021 with this fantastic free celebration of Scotland’s public libraries: the beating hearts of their local communities. Join us as we showcase some of the incredible work that is taking place in libraries across the nation: from promoting literacy, learning,… more

  • Get Online Week

    18-24 Oct 2021

    "Get Online Week is a digital inclusion campaign organised by Good Things Foundation. [...]This year's Get Online Week campaign will take place from 18 - 24 October 2021. We believe everyone deserves the opportunity to safely participate in our digital world and no one should be left behind. Through Good Things Foundation’s… 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