Reports and Submissions

Right to Read: Supporting Literacy in the Local Authority English Version
Feachtas faoin gCeart chun Cumais Léitheoireachta: ag tacú le litearthacht san údarás áitiúil Leagan Gaeilge

LGMA Report on Age Friendly Public Libraries (2013)

Frontline: Online Training in Reader Development for Public Library Staff – Final Report (2011)


An Chomhairle Leabharlanna – submission to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs Statement of Strategy 2011 -2014 (2011)


An Chomhairle Leabharlanna – submission on the draft national plan to improve literacy and numeracy (2011)


Say It Write: A guide to help public library staff communicate effectively with the public (2011)


A Public Space for all: use and non-use of public libraries (results of TNSmrbi survey, 2003)


Arts and the Magic of the Word (1999) – Executive Summary / Full Report


Ag Leathnú Amach: treoracha sa todhchaí (2008)


Building Capability (report of the Branching Out Staff Training and Development Panel, April 2000)


Our Cultural Heritage: a strategy for action for public libraries


Our Cultural Heritage: Building the Gateway(December 2004)


Changing the Schedules: A Survey of Public Library Opening Hours (2004)


Extending our welcome: public library opening hours in Ireland (November 2002)


Joining Forces: delivering libraries and information services in the information age – Executive Summary


Library Access. Library Access identifies and sets out a wide range of initiatives to support access for people with disabilities to public

Making Access Happen. A companion publication to Library Access.(2004)


Meeting the Challenges of Cultural Diversity: A report on the role of public libraries in Ireland.(2007)


PLUS 2007 Report: a report on the results of the Public Library User Survey / Summary Report


Providing the Skills: a report on training courses for public library staff(July 2005)


Public Internet Access Policies in Public Libraries : recommendations to public library authorities.(February 2001)


The Public Library and the School : Policies and Prospects for Library Services to Primary Schools in Ireland (August 2010)


The Right to Read: the development of partnership strategies for the promotion of literacy in the community.(1997)


Realising Potential: The Public Library Service and Cultural Inclusion (April 2006) Submission to the NESF


Submission on the draft plan for Better Literacy and Numeracy (2011)

Reaching Out – The Public Library Serving the Community (2

The Power of Words (2009) – recommended bibliotherapy book list

Taobh Tire – a better library service for rural and isolated communities (2008)

Catalogue of the photo exhibition of Irish Carnegie libraries


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