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National Libraries Day

Parallel Universes Poster

Download our new library poster to help you promote National Libraries Day in your school.

"Parallel Universes" is the simultaneous story writing workshop taking place on Wednesday 6 February 2013 at anytime during the day.

Parallel Universes Poster

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For more information see the press release below:

Press Release

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National Library Day Poster

The SLA's general purpose poster "Explore New Horizons" to promote National Libraries Day.

Explore New Horizons

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National Libraries Day - ideas

A newspaper-style factsheet created to offer you tips, tricks and hints to get you started on your planning for National Libraries Day on 9 February 2013. Join in the celebration and share ideas via the National Libraries Day website.

NLD News 2013

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About NLD - 9 February 2013

Nld LogoNational Libraries Day is devoted to all types of libraries, library users, staff and supporters across the UK. Join in by organising a celebratory event.

How will you get involved? Visit the National Libraries Day website to register events and download useful items.

The School Library Association is proud to be a partner in this important event.

National Libraries Day 2013, a culmination of a week’s worth of celebrations in school, college, university, workplace and public libraries across the UK, will take place on Saturday 9 February 2013.

In 2012 over 400 events took place in libraries across the country, including author visits, live music performances, book clubs, family history days, stand up comedy and behind the scenes tours. Thousands of people took part. In 2013 we want to take this even further and to celebrate the value of all of our libraries, librarians and information professionals.

Every day across the UK, librarians and information professionals are improving literacy rates, encouraging learning and promoting reading for pleasure. They connect people with the information they need and contribute to a fair and prosperous society. National Libraries Day 2013 is a chance to say a big thank you to these unsung heroes, to shine a spotlight on all the great work they do and to show decision-makers just why librarians and information professionals are so loved and so vital to our communities.

The National Libraries Day Steering Group is made up of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP), the Reading Agency, the School Library Association and the Society of Chief Librarians.

CILIP President, Phil Bradley said, "In these times of austerity is clear that libraries are needed and valued more than ever. Librarians in conjunction with their members are working hard to protect and improve their communities, to increase literacy levels, and to provide training and support in many areas, from learning about the internet through to researching for a new job. National Libraries Day is an opportunity to celebrate everyone who works in a library, everyone who visits libraries, and to highlight to people who don't visit them exactly what they're missing out on."  Cilip press release 16/11/2012