Monthly Archives: December 2012

Reading, families and children

You may have come across the National Literacy Trust reports before, or their other resources. They have lots of useful material for library staff, educators etc, on the benefits of reading, literacy, libraries etc. Recently I was looking through some … Continue reading

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Be in it to win it! Welsh library marketing awards

It’s that time of year again when library staff across Wales should be busy completing their entry form for the Marketing Innovation Awards. This is the fourth year for these awards and they aim to celebrate the valuable work that … Continue reading

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Six Steps for blind and partially sighted library users

I’ve previously covered research that shows the importance of reading for blind and partially sighted people, so in this blog post I am focusing on the ways libraries can help visually impaired people. In Sept 2011 (most) public libraries across … Continue reading

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