Claire Duffield shares examples of how poetry is celebrated in Leeds libraries
James and Joshua share their project which used digital storytelling to enthuse young people in Nottingham and develop their literacy and creative skills.
Reporting on the 19th meeting - in Sheffield central library
Sheila Bennett summarises 3 current opportunities for library people to contribute their views to national consultations.
Sheila Bennett writes about transition planning and new people
Farewell post and reflections from Kathy Settle, who led the Libraries Taskforce for 3 years - from its start in 2015
Anthony Hopkins writes about how Merton Arts space was the inspiration for the youth arts programme in Mitcham library - which is now becoming a popular hangout place for young people
The team from Essex libraries write about the new family space in Chelmsford libraries - they love it, and so do visitors: “My two year old loves it and didn’t want to leave”
Jane Ellison writes about the BBC Civilisations Festival, and how libraries are taking part
Ayub Khan writes about the role libraries play in helping to reduce loneliness and social isolation, sharing examples from his libraries in Warwickshire