Reporting back from Gateshead library on 3 workshops: coding a drone, walking with a puppy, and understanding family learning
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.
The Taskforce team remembers 2017: highlights, visits, and achievements; and starts to look forward to 2018.
A report on the Taskforce's 17th meeting, hosted by Storyhouse, Chester
Feedback from a workshop held in October, plus an invitation to attend the next one
Round up of CILIP's Public and Mobile Libraries group (PMLG) biennial conference - #Chances4Life, aiming to show how public libraries support social, digital and economic inclusion.
As the new library and archives centre opens in Halifax, we reflect on how the project came about, and report on the opening ceremony.
A roundup of activities that took place in libraries across the country during Libraries Week 2017
Report of the 16th meeting of the Libraries Taskforce: a new library, and discussion of Outcome 7: stronger, more resilient communities
A roundup of progress in LOFE projects in libraries around the country.
Looking forward to Libraries Week, Fun Palaces weekend, and the London Libraries festival
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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