Community Managed Libraries Conference: The Changing Landscape

Community Managed Libraries Conference: The Changing Landscape

Posted by Bec Speidel  |  13th Feb 2018
The first national conference of the Community Managed Libraries Network is to be held in Sheffield on 20 March 2018.

The Community Managed Libraries Network (CMLs), a network of peers from the full spectrum of CMLs, including independently funded to those who receive local authority support working to help CMLs access advice, resources and support they need to run their libraries effectively.

The brand new conference is a chance for anyone involved in running community managed libraries to get together, meet other libraries and access relevant talks, workshops and masterclasses. There will also be an opportunity to visit community managed libraries in Sheffield.

The conference is FREE and relevant to anyone involved in running a community managed library.

Event details 

Register now via Eventbrite to secure your place. 

Contributors: Community managed libraries in Sheffield; Upper Norwood Library Hub; Locality; Libraries Taskforce; Power to Change; Sheffield Library Services; Society for Chief Librarians and more.

Draft programme (subject to slight changes): Organised visits to community managed libraries in Sheffield; masterclasses in Building Impact & Creating Influence, Volunteering & Succession Planning, Skills Acquisition, Income Generation and Business Planning; surgeries and carousel type events including stalls.

Please register now via Eventbrite to secure a place at the conference or for further information email [email protected]