Andy the librarian

Category: Public Libraries


Bromley Libraries Update

Have just written an update on what is going on in Bromley Libraries on the Orpington CLP website.  Feel free to contact councillors on their viewpoints of our profession!!  

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Reply to “Amateurisation” resolution: what’s next in October’s CILIP Update

Tonight (Monday 19th October 2015), I will attending the Bromley Council Meeting, where a member of the public is petitioning against the Council proposal to hand 6 branch libraries to volunteer groups. Tomorrow night (Tuesday 20th October 2015) there is…

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I’ve proposed a resolution at the CILIP AGM….

From the CILIP Blog … Guest blog: Member resolution on ‘amateurisation’ of public library services CILIP Member Andy Richardson has proposed a member resolution at the forthcoming 2015 AGM (seconded by Anna Brynolf) calling on CILIP to oppose the ‘amateurisation’…

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Are we seeing the end of Public Libraries….?

Since finishing in the NHS Library sector I’ve re-acquainted myself with the public library service. Some really good stuff is going on Lots of self service Online books, talking books and online journals Lovely new library buildings – I’m off…

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