Tag Archives: Carnegie UK Trust

Shining a Light on Welsh public libraries – Guest Post

In April 2017 the Carnegie UK Trust issued their latest research report on public libraries in the UK and Republic of Ireland. This a guest post by Jenny Peachey, Senior Policy Officer, Carnegie UK Trust, and author of the report … 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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Techie award for Monmouthshire libraries

The Carnegie UK Trust have just announced their first round of Library Lab funding recipients, and Claire Lewis from Monmouthshire Libraries has won one of the places for her ‘ideas garage’ proposed project. Claire is planning to create a community-led … Continue reading

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New scheme for innovative public library ideas

The Carnegie UK Trust are about (from 1st Sept 2014) to open applications to a new scheme of theirs: the Carnegie Library Lab. This is a three year programme of £200,000 “aimed at fostering leadership and innovation in the public library … 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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A new chapter – the Carnegie UK Trust report on public libraries

About six weeks ago (yes, I know, I’m late to the party), the Carnegie UK Trust recently published a report called A new chapter: public library services in the 21st century. The report reviews the current position of public libraries … Continue reading

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