Anthony Hopkins writes about how Merton Arts space was the inspiration for the youth arts programme in Mitcham library - which is now becoming a popular hangout place for young people
Anthony Hopkins is the Head of Library, Heritage and Adult Education Services for the London Borough of Merton. He has 20 years of experience working in public libraries and is the former President of the Association of London Chief Librarians (ALCL).
As Arts Council England work on their strategy covering the next 10 years, Anthony Hopkins encourages library services to get involved and respond to the call for evidence.
Initial thoughts from Anthony Hopkins on the London Libraries Worlds of Possibilities festival
Anthony Hopkins writes about the festival taking place during #LibrariesWeek, in all London libraries
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The DCMS Libraries team supports ministers, as they oversee and promote the improvement of local government's provision of public library services in England. It is also responsible for other library policy such as DCMS sponsorship of the British Library and Public Lending Right Scheme. On this blog, members of the team talk about their work. Find out more