Category Archives: Awards

It’s January, it’s time to enter the library marketing excellence awards for Wales

The following comes from the Audience Development Team, who are looking for the best library marketing activities in Wales from 2015: “Has your service attracted new audiences, done a great marketing activity on a shoestring or used some grant funding … Continue reading

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The Ideas Garage: motivate, co-ordinate and innovate (guest post)

‘The Ideas Garage: motivate, co-ordinate and innovate’ is a guest post from Claire Lewis, Strategic Library Service, Monmouthshire County Council in Wales. She was one of the recipients of the first round of the Carnegie UK Trust’s Library Lab innovation … Continue reading

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Rugby stories tackled by children

Jane Purdie from the all-Wales Audience Development Team, writes a guest post about the recent successful Rugby Stories competition held with libraries, museums and archives in Wales. First Minister for Wales, Carwyn Jones AM announced the winners of the national … Continue reading

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Conference nuggets from Wales

The theme of the 2015 CILIP Cymru Wales conference was ‘Ready for business’ and there definitely seemed to be a positive and energetic vibe during the two days of the conference. The programme on both days was very full and … Continue reading

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Welsh librarian of 2015 award open

It’s almost May so that can only mean one thing – the CILIP Cymru Wales 2015 conference is nearly here! The event is still open for bookings but I mainly want to highlight the third Welsh Librarian of the Year … Continue reading

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‘Leap in and have a go’ at marketing

TV presenter Sara Edwards encouraged library staff to “leap in and have a go” at marketing especially working with the media, during the Marketing Excellence Awards in Wales last month. These awards have been held for several years now, to … Continue reading

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Enter the 2015 marketing awards for Welsh librarians

The marketing awards for Welsh library staff are firmly established in the thoughts of many library staff now, being in their fifth (or is it sixth?) year. For 2015 the awards have had a revamp and there are now new … Continue reading

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