LILAC Bursaries: applications open now

The LILAC Conference is being held in Swansea next year on the 12-14 April 2017. If you would like to attend, and work in schools, FE, public libraries or health libraries, then you could apply for a bursary to cover the cost of attending the conference. Read on for more information from the conference committee…

Report: CILIP Y&H AGM, 18 July 2016

The Annual General Meeting of the CILIP Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Member Network took place at Leeds Central Library on Monday 18 July 2016. We had a short meeting with reports from our Chair, Treasurer, Mentor Support Officer, Candidate Support Officer and Social Media Officer. Links to all the reports are provided at the end…

Upcoming: CILIP membership model focus group, 17 August 2016

Would you like to get involved in testing the proposed CILIP membership model, due to launch in 2018? We are hosting a local focus group, facilitated by Luke Stevens-Burt, Head of Business Development (Member Services) at CILIP. This small forum of members will be focused on testing the support for the proposed model and what refinements might…

Report: Visit to York Minster Library, 22 June 2016

The York Minster Library is tucked away in Dean’s Park, behind the Minster itself, in a building called the Old Palace. Head librarian Sarah Griffin showed a small group of us around the collections and explained the building’s history. The collections’ main strengths are local history, church history and theology. In the library’s earliest days, a lot…

Upcoming: CILIP YH AGM, talk and tour, 18 July 2016

You are cordially invited to the AGM of the CILIP Yorkshire & Humberside regional member network, which this year is offered in combination with a presentation from Paul Sturges OBE, and a tour of the Leeds Central Library. Date: Monday 18th July 2016 Time: 4pm – 7pm Location: 3rd floor meeting room, Leeds Central Library, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3AB. View…