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The Network supports libraries, museums, archives, galleries and other cultural and heritage organisations (as well as individuals) who are working to tackle social exclusion and towards social justice.

My Library By Right

New campaign from CILIP.

"My Library By Right brings people together to campaign for:

  • The public’s rights to libraries to be recognised and respected
  • Public libraries to be treated as the statutory services they are
  • The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to carry out their legal duties under the 1964 Public Libraries and Museums Act
  • Statutory guidance for local authorities on their duties under the 1964 Public Libraries and Museums Act from DCMS, with support from CILIP and the library and information profession."

CILIP Libraries Change Lives Awards 2016

The Library and Information Service at Norfolk County Council has won the Libraries Change Lives Award from CILIP for its ‘Healthy Libraries’ initiative; a countywide programme promoting healthy living and targeting the county’s most serious health priorities across the Norfolk library network.

The other finalists were Renfrewshire with their Skoobmobile, a mobile library outreach service which travels to schools, nurseries and community events; and Sefton for 'Lost Voices', a library project which goes out into the community to record the oral histories of local people in the early stages of memory loss, in their homes and care homes.

Further info in the CILIP announcement.

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