Celebration and protest marks National Libraries Day

Around 700 events took place to celebrate National Libraries Day on Saturday (7th February), 100 more than the previous year, according to CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, which now organises the day. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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National Libraries Day to see Birmingham cuts protest

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School libraries aim for world record on National Libraries Day

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Prince Charles kicks off National Poetry Day celebrations

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Librarians Set to Descend on Capitol Hill for National Library Legislative Day

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National Poetry Day celebrated as sales rise 15%

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'If we lose our celebrated bookshops and our libraries we will never improve our nation's literacy'

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Poetry market celebrates National Poetry Day with highest sales ever

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'Over 2,000' stores to mark National Bookshop Day

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National Libraries Day 2016 was 'truly inspirational'

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Communities rally together in support of National Libraries Day

Libraries across the country are hosting a range of events to encourage their communities to show "solidarity and support" in celebration of "our fantastic, vibrant libraries" to mark National Libraries Day tomorrow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andersen to hold Elmer National Libraries Day competition

Andersen Press has teamed up with the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals to launch the Elmer National Libraries Day competition as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations for the press and its colourful patchwork elephant, Elmer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hawking and Bean mark National Poetry Day

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Cardiff's 'strong message' on National Libraries Day

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