Produced by the Guardian as part of National Libraries Day in the UK, this is an informative podcast describing how these “temples of learning” are as relevant as ever.
Here’s a link to the podcast: Celebrating libraries with Ali Smith, Jackie Kay and Tom Holland
The site also includes a reading list tied to the themes discussed in the podcast.
- Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith (Hamish Hamilton)
- Gallery: Letters to young readers
- Love letters to libraries from Meg Rosoff, Robin Ince and others