LIBRARIES NEED PUBLICITY! What's being done? What can we do? Discuss with Nick Poole, CEO of librarians' association CILIP ON 24 MAY. All welcome.
TLC THOUGHT FOR THE WEEKEND
"Saying the Internet makes librarians obsolete is like saying the plague makes doctors obsolete."
Fears raised over future of local history section at Colchester Library @SOLE_Essex https://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/19297559.fears-future-local-history-section-colchester-library/
Why is it being left to businesses to "help with literacy"? What happens when Morrisons stop doing this, as they most surely will? https://twitter.com/wylie_alan/status/1392815741938933760
Morrisons to launch children's libraries in Gwent stores
“launch children’s libraries” 🙄
“Today public libraries are one of the last American institutions untouched by the marketplace ethos... where some harried, abused, and surveilled Amazon warehouse worker might use a public computer and stumble upon, say, a union organizing drive.”https://sojo.net/magazine/june-2021/why-jeff-bezos-targeting-public-libraries