Once again it’s coming up to the deadline for the annual Welsh libraries marketing awards. Now in their sixth year (I think), there are new categories for this year. Entries are welcome for the categories of public, FE, HE, and health libraries, plus, library marketer of the year (person), and joint library marketing project.
As long as your project took place between place between 1st April and 31st January 2014, you can enter! Full details are in the staff toolkit on the Welsh Libraries portal. (Or contact Jane and Beth in Wrexham.) You’ve got until 14th February 2014 to enter.
These awards recognise that libraries throughout Wales run innovative marketing activities, often with limited resources. They celebrate the great work that library staff do to bring their services to new audiences and to develop new activities for existing users. And they give you the chance to win national recognition for your work in promoting your library services. They are part of the marketing strategy for Welsh libraries as part of Libraries Inspire, the Welsh Government’s strategy for libraries 2012-16.
So enter to be a winner!
Update: You may also want to enter your library to the Bookseller’s Library of the Year award. The judges are looking for innovation, a great all-round service embracing physical and online environments and well thought through strategies for continuing to deliver high levels of user service during a time of financial cut backs. Deadline 21st February. More information on the events section of the Bookseller’s website.