Category Archives: Marketing

World Book Day 2015 in Wales

It’s World Book Day today (Thur 5th March, 2015) in Wales (and the UK – I believe it’s different in the USA and in other countries, usually 23rd April, when we have the World Book Night, just to get confusing). … Continue reading

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Reasons to love your library for National Libraries Day

Those of you who know me and my slightly hippier side will know that I believe in things like compassion, love and kindness, to yourself and all living beings. Therefore the campaign to write a love letter to your library … 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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Why I #LoveLibraries and #CaruLlyfrgelloedd

In Wales the #LoveLibraries (or in Welsh #CaruLlyfrgelloedd) campaign has just started (mid Oct 2014). This, mostly social media, campaign is seeking to¬†promote fantastic library services, activities and staff, and also to increase membership by getting existing members to encourage … Continue reading

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Speaking volumes about impact: Libraries and wellbeing

A new handy, colourful and concise leaflet¬†has been produced showing the impact of public libraries on four aspects of wellbeing: culture, communities, learning and economic. Produced by the Carnegie UK Trust the folded pamphlet (“Speaking volumes“) captures excellent examples of … Continue reading

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Be in it to win it! Marketing awards for Welsh libraries

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 … Continue reading

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Nearly National Libraries Day 2014

Time has flown by and the 2014 National Libraries Day is nearly here – Saturday 8th February. In Wales lots of libraries are taking part and you can see a summary list of some events on the Welsh Libraries website, … Continue reading

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