A short roundup of the 4 #LibraryAmbition sector forums held during the last 2 weeks.
Kathy was Chief Executive of the Libraries Taskforce from its establishment in 2015, until she left in March 2018.
She was previously Director for Digital Policy and Departmental Engagement at the Government Digital Service where, having developed the Government's Digital Strategy, she worked alongside GDS colleagues and Departmental Digital Leaders to deliver it.
Research into community managed libraries, and the creation of a peer support network
Announcing publication of Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016-2021
Concluding post in our series of how libraries deliver against a range of outcomes. This week we look at lifelong learning, and how libraries help everyone achieve their full potential.
6th in our series of posts that illustrate how libraries deliver against 7 outcomes: how libraries help people lead happier and healthier lives.
The 5th in our series, this piece looks at access, and digital skills and literacy
The 4th in our series: this week it’s about the role of libraries in supporting economic growth and the businesses in their area.
Discussions, visits and steady progress.
The second in our series of posts which illustrate how libraries contribute to a wide range of outcomes. This week it’s all about culture.
This is the first in a series of posts in which we aim to explore the outcomes that libraries support individuals and communities in their area to achieve
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About this blog
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
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- Read, Talk, Share – Stories from the frontline
- Online Media Literacy: why public libraries are the perfect partners
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