The Friends Group in Belsize library have been forging links with local tech companies, who help older people in the community get to grips with digital devices.
Julia originally trained as a librarian, spent 10 years working in Government libraries then moved into the digital world, building websites and intranets, and exploring how social media could support government communications.
She wrote the digital strategy for the Department for International Development and has now moved to the Taskforce to lead on communications.
An update on the PLSS, developed jointly by the Society of Chief Librarians (now Libraries Connected) and CILIP.
Examples of the work done by Library Friends groups, around the country
Report on the 21st meeting - in Orford Jubilee Hub, Warrington
An invitation to share your views on Taskforce communications channels, and help shape how we communicate in the future
The 20th meeting of the Libraries Taskforce, plus LBBD and Pen to Print - another Arts Council NPO programme
A roundup of the tips and experience shared at our recent series of workshops, plus links to the full slide sets and supporting material
Reporting on the 19th meeting - in Sheffield central library
A report of the 18th full meeting
Reporting on new structures and visits to Selly Oak, Kings Norton and Thimblemill.
Related content and links
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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