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Thursday, June 03, 2010

Libraries Change Lives Award 2010 finalists (UK)

Three projects have been shortlisted for this prestigious award. The winner will be announced at the new Libraries Change Lives Conference in London on 6th July. Finalists:

* HMP Edinburgh Library Partnership (The City of Edinburgh Council): A pioneering partnership with an HMS prison to create a library with a refreshed vision that would enhance prisoners' lives, both as inmates and on release

* Home from Home (London Borough of Barking and Dagenham): A project that reaches out to home-restricted people within the community to allow them access to the recreation, information and social engagement offered by the library service

* Macmillan Information and Support Service (Manchester Library & Information Service): An innovative partnership with the charity Macmillan Cancer Support, designed to deliver crucial information about cancer in a familiar community setting

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