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Learning at the PLA Conference

I’m so excited to be spending the next few days at the PLA conference which will be held in my own backyard – Philadelphia! This conference is held every other year and I got a chance to go in 2016 to Denver, which was awesome, because I got to visit my sister for a few days before the conference. 52 more words


Halk Kütüphanelerinde Maker Hareketi Uygulaması Toplantısı, 29-30 Mart 2018, Gençlik Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğü Konferans Salonu, Ankara

Maker hareketi kapsamında düzenlenecek kodlama, robotik, elektronik, ahşap tasarım vb. atölyelerin yeni nesil kütüphanelere geçiş sürecinde önemli katkısı olacağı düşüncesinden hareketle, Gençlik ve Spor Bakanlığı işbirliği ile Ankara’da Gençlik Hizmetleri Genel Müdürlüğü Konferans Salonu’nda 29-30 Mart 2018 tarihleri arasında, “ 116 more words


LwL Episode 23: Harry Wright

In Episode 23 of the Librarians with Lives podcast I chat to Harry Wright, who was a Library Assistant at a public library in Oxford, but will shortly be moving to an equivalent role at Friends Meeting House in London. 26 more words


Sharing My Speech from the Launch of Our Community Library

I was delighted to be invited to launch the new Hawkesbury Upton Village Library yesterday, and I wrote a short speech to mark the occasion. A number of people afterwards asked me for a copy of it, so here it is for anyone who would like it. 1,213 more words


10 #PublicLibraries in Belgium

From minutely archiving even the most obscure of literature to making sense of a seemingly insurmountable throve of writings, scores and images, public libraries fulfil an invaluable, and very necessary, role in modern society, one which ensures longevity and contemporary relevance to, quite literally, all types of subjects – from colonial history and botanical artefacts to early feminist texts and curatorial catalogues. 2,658 more words

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