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SCL and The Reading Agency Launch Reading Well Dementia Booklist

January 27, 2015

Public libraries in England have launched their latest Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme to support people with dementia and their carers it is announced today. The ground-breaking scheme, which already helps over 275,000 people with common mental health conditions feel better through self-help reading, is now turning its attention to the enormous need for […]

SCL Responds to Independent Library Report for England

December 18, 2014

The Society of Chief Librarians has today responded to the Independent Public Library Report for England. READ FULL RESPONSE HERE: Response to the Independent report- final Reacting to the publication of the Independent Library Report for England, Ciara Eastell, President of the Society of Chief Librarians, said: “The public clearly value libraries as centres of […]

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