CILIPS Autumn Gathering

On Thursday I attended my first CILIPS Autumn Gathering, thanks to the West Branch, who very kindly offered me a sponsored place. The conference themes Community Wellbeing and Professional Engagement really appealed to me. Several of my chartership objectives relate directly to community wellbeing, as I’m particularly enthusiastic about the role of libraries and reading in health and wellbeing. CILIP … More CILIPS Autumn Gathering

Attending my first conference: diversity, empathy and cakes

I had the pleasure of attending the joint Community Diversity and Equality Group and Youth Libraries Group conference last week at the Beardmore Hotel in Clydebank. The conference theme ‘Diversity, Variety and Choice: how to put the right book in the right hands’ really appealed to me. Accessibility in libraries is something that I’m particularly passionate about, … More Attending my first conference: diversity, empathy and cakes