* Organisers

School Libraries Group

The School Libraries Group (SLG) of The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) affirms that school libraries and school library services are fundamental to the development of a literate population able to participate fully in a thriving democracy, culture, civilization and economy. The SLG is therefore fully committed to enabling its members to achieve and maintain the highest professional standards, and encouraging and supporting them in the delivery and promotion of high quality library and information services responsive to the needs of users.

School Library Association

The School Library Association (SLA) is committed to supporting everyone involved with school libraries, promoting high quality reading and learning opportunities for all.  SLA is an independent charity formed in 1937 and offers advisory and information services, lively, practical publications, The School Librarian, our quarterly journal as well as relevant and focused INSET, a network of branches for local support and advocacy for school libraries and School Library Services..

Youth Libraries Group

The Youth Libraries Group (YLG) of CILIP is the organisation for librarians, information professionals and all those working with or interested in children's and young people's books, reading development, the promotion of libraries and reading for pleasure.  YLGs members come from a wide range of workplaces - public libraries, schools, school library services, colleges, universities and early years settings, as well as many student, non-working and international members.  With twelve groups across the United Kingdom we form one of the largest and liveliest special interest groups in CILIP.