Supporting Jobseekers & Literacy Recovery

The Arts Council’s Libraries Development Team has published two research documents which may be useful to Community Managed Libraries to explore. Click on the images below to find out more:             Reports provided by Arts Council...

Appointment of Network Manager

“Major Boost for Voluntary Network of Community Managed Libraries” Community Managed Libraries (CMLs) in England and Wales which provide free public library services complementary to those directly provided by Local Authorities start a new chapter next month with the...
A New Guide to Help Libraries Re-open and More

A New Guide to Help Libraries Re-open and More

Libraries Toolkit Libraries Connected published its toolkit to help libraries to reopen in July and to reintroduce their services gradually, in line with the latest public health advice. The safety and health of staff, volunteers and users are at the forefront, and...

Funding Opportunity – The Art Fund

Art Fund Launches Respond and Reimagine Grants The Art Fund is providing Respond and Reimagine grants to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, and offer support to adapt and...

CMLS – RENEWAL/RECOVERY

Hello everyone. We hope you are all safe and well. The Network has been very busy recently: contributing to discussions at national level where we champion the voices/needs of CMLs; running bi-monthly virtual learning sessions; developing a CML database; undertaking...
Looking ahead to 2020 and beyond

Looking ahead to 2020 and beyond

Happy New Year! We hope you all had an enjoyable and restful break. The Network have been working behind the scenes to revamp the support and activities we offer to CMLs. Once becoming a registered charity in 2019 we now have a formal Board with representatives from 7...