RNIB’s Talking Books service was originally launched in 1935 to help soldiers blinded in the war.
Julie has been with RNIB Library since October 2014 and has a long history of working in public libraries. Starting out as a Library Assistant in Sunderland in 1982, her last public library role was as Reference Services and Systems Manager with Gateshead Council. In between, she was Knowledge Manager for a training company and Consultation Officer for Gateshead and Northampton Borough Councils. In her precious spare time, Julie is a keen reader and silversmith.
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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