Tag Archive: outreach

Feb 07

VALA2014 – Matt Finch – The Book of the World: crossing boundaries in culture and outreach

http://matthewfinch.me. Was impressed by librarians response after Christchurchs quake. Librarians were engagin in the community. Library activities for children and young people don’t have to cost the earth and as libraries become hubs for all kinds of exciting media activity and they needn’t always be bookish either. (quote from a forthcoming book) Zombie event they …

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Sep 25

The M word in focus

Been thinking a lot lately about the dreaded M word – one that often makes librarians apprehensive and quickly pointing it out as someone else’s job.   I used to believe it myself, but can honestly say that it is no longer true. The M word is marketing.  Libraries have called it many other things, including …

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