Can you tell our readers a bit about what you do? Libraries Connected is a national charity and an Arts Council England Sector Support Organisation. We are also a membership organisation for public library heads of service. We have developed a universal offers framework which advocates for the work of public libraries in terms of: Reading Health … Read more
Resources tagged with literature
Learn how ten library authorities in the East got 11 – 18 year olds reading for pleasure and responding creatively to books.
Discover how Brighton and Hove Libraries Services worked with arts organisations to engage 13 – 34 year olds and adult learners in their local community.
Find out how Bloodaxe Books’ commitment to getting the best poetry to more people drives its business model.
Discover how Ministry of Stories funds free mentoring of young people and uses customer and partner insights to drive innovation in its business model.
Learn how writer in residence Mick Jackson engaged people who wouldn’t normally visit a natural history museum.
Learn how Literature Wales engaged disaffected young people through rap-writing workshops.
Learn how Literature Wales adapted an international initiative to engage young people in literature.
At DOK, Holland’s ‘Library Concept Center’ in Delft, exploring new innovation is at the core of what they do. In this article Doklab founder and director Erik Boekesteijn introduces the DOK library and the innovative work at Doklab. DOK can best be described as a media center that combines three unique collections: music and film, literature, and art; and is … Read more
Literature organisations and libraries share a commitment to the power of reading and writing to achieve positive social change. It is in this spirit that this toolkit has been devised to help literature organisations and libraries build good partnerships. It has been published as part of a piece of research commissioned by Arts Council South East from New Writing South … Read more