National Libraries Week

National Libraries Week will take place between the 8 to 13 October and celebrates libraries.

National Library Week

The focus this year is on wellbeing, and promotes how libraries across the country bring communities together, to combat loneliness, provide a space for reading and creativity and support people with their mental health.

Show your support for libraries.

Join in the celebrations and sign up to support libraries and stay up to date with Libraries Week.

Sign up and pledge

Sign up as a supporter and pledge your support for libraries


  • Tweet and share to spread the word: I’m supporting my library this #LibrariesWeek and you can too. Sign up at and get involved.
  • Follow @LibrariesWeek and use #LibrariesWeek to promote and celebrate our libraries.
  • Download and share our ready-made social media images below, and share your stories about what libraries mean to you.

Got a bit more time?

Share your story about how libraries have made a difference in your life and helped improve your wellbeing.

Tell us about a book you have read that makes you feel good.

National Libraries Week

Article posted on 5 October 2018

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