Get started guide

Follow these steps to get started with Libraries Week this year!


Sign up

Sign up to register your library is taking part in Libraries Week 2019

Follow @librariesweek

Tweet your support using the #librariesweek hashtag

Spread the word and encourage others to sign up!



Get planning events at your library between 7-12 October to celebrate libraries in a digital world using our tools.

Develop a marketing plan to showcase what your library is doing this Libraries Week using our Marketing Toolkit

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Use our PR Toolkit for advice, tips and templates to help you reach key local, community or sector press

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Planning an exciting event? We want to know about it. Let CILIP know what you are up to this Libraries Week by emailing



Download the Libraries Week branding: Logos and Slogans

Download campaign posters to display in your library

Make use of our branded event templates to design publicity materials for your events

Make a splash on social media to promote your libraries week activities – download our social media graphics

Invite your local MP and senior decision makers to visit your library – see our tips for influencing decision makers here.


Run your event

Capture photos and videos of your library service during Libraries Week and share on social media #librariesweek

Provide visitors to your library with a call to action: become a member, sign up to a newsletter, become a library friend



Evaluate the success of Libraries Week and feed back