Media roundup – November 2018

National/general 15 Nov: Bibliotherapy: how reading and writing have been healing trauma since World War I (The Conversation) 13 Nov: Public Libraries and the Place of Kindness (CILIP) On the recent research from Carnegie UK Trust 13 Nov: 21 Pictures That Prove...

Reflection: Looking back and looking forward

Best wishes for the new year to all our members. We thought we’d take this opportunity to take a quick look back at what we’ve achieved as a network in the last year and more importantly, look ahead to our exciting plans for 2018. Over the last 12 months...

Latest news and workshop opportunities

This week we’re posting a round-up of some of the latest news from the library sector, plus details of upcoming workshops and training opportunities. News Latest on library consultations in three areas Three councils are currently going through major...

Free Workshop in Newcastle on Wednesday 11th October

The Friends of Jesmond Library are organising a free workshop for anyone involved in community libraries, or wanting to know more about taking on the challenge of opening (or re-opening) a community library. The workshop will take place on Wednesday 11 October from...