Monthly Archives: March 2014

Culture, poverty and libraries: new report

The Welsh Government has received a (77 page*) report addressing how the arts, culture and heritage can promote social justice and tackle poverty. It includes many references to libraries. (*If that sounds all TL;DR for you, just skip to the … Continue reading

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Every child a library member: launched!

Today (Wed 19th March 2014), the Minister for Culture and Sport in Wales, John Griffiths AM, and Dr Rhys Jones, wildlife expert and TV presenter,  launched a new scheme to start the automatic sign up of primary school children in … Continue reading

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Could you be the Welsh librarian of 2014?

Nominations are now open for the second Welsh Librarian of the Year Award. The award recognises and celebrates the contribution of librarians and information professionals to contemporary society in Wales and beyond. It champions the achievements, impacts and innovation of … Continue reading

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