Youth Libraries Group Conference 2018

The Youth Libraries Group National Conference will return in September 2018 in Manchester

Taking place from 21st-23rd September at the Mercure Hotel, Picadilly the Reading the Future conference will explore the importance of reading as a key plank in library provision, the impact it is able to have on children, young people, and their life chances and challenges, and changes that affect its future through provision and practice. 

Research will be presented by key agencies including Book Trust and the National Literacy Trust and a selection of exciting and innovative authors and illustrators will provide their ideas, including Philip Pullman who will bring the Keynote speech.

The Youth Libraries Group Conference is one of the real highlights on the children's book and reading calendar. Find out more and book your place at

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