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Youth Libraries Group Scotland

The Youth Libraries Group Scotland (YLGS) is the Scottish division of the YLG, a special interest group of CILIP. Members are drawn from library and information professionals across Scotland who are involved with, or interested in, library services for children and young people.

The YLGS committee includes librarians from different sectors from all over Scotland.  If you are interested in becoming involved in the committee’s work or have any other questions, please contact

YLGS Committee 2021

Chair/ National rep – Jennifer Horan, School Librarian, South Lanarkshire Council. Favourite children’s book: Winnie the Pooh by A.A Milne

Vice Chair/ Social media editor – Mhairi Cook, Lifelong Learning Coordinator, North Ayrshire. Favourite children’s book: A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

CILIPS rep/ Website editor – Lisa Penman, Service Development Supervisor, Libraries (young people), Fife. Favourite children’s book: Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Mailing list- Gill Swales. Favourite children’s book(s): The Malory Towers series by Enid Blyton

Treasurer – Traci Davidson, Secondary School Librarian, East Dunbartonshire. Favourite children’s book: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

2020/2021 CKG rep – Bill Plain, Community School Librarian, East Lothian Council. Favourite children’s book: Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Networking manager– Yvonne Manning, Principal Librarian, Falkirk. Favourite children’s book: Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Email editor – Ruth Fry, School Librarian, East Lothian Council. Favourite children’s book: What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge

Secretary – Vacant position. Please contact if you wish to join the committee.







Youth Libraries Group Scotland

Upcoming Events

  • Feb 29 2024

    YLG Scotland AGM

    Eager to learn more about the Youth Libraries sector or discover whether a committee role could be right for you? Then please join YLG Scotland online for their Annual General Meeting!

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