Libraries land top honours

LIBRARIANS across the Capital were celebrating today after success in a prestigious UK-wide awards ceremony.

Edinburgh City Libraries and Information Service landed the Library of the Year accolade at The Bookseller Industry Awards ceremony in London.

City council chief executive Sue Bruce said: “We couldn’t have got here without the incredible support of all our libraries staff, whose passion and commitment are crucial to the service. It’s a huge honour for Edinburgh to have won this major award.”