The Future of the Library

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The King's Library, the British Library at St Pancras

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An evening of inspiring presentations on the role and possibilities of Libraries today and tomorrow

An evening of inspiring presentations on the role and possibilities of libraries today and tomorrow. These often fabulous buildings at the heart of communities are the trusted guardians of indescribable riches, but there are also many challenges to libraries in a world where many are happy to get their information from a basic web search.

Speakers

Story Bellows ‎Chief Innovation and Performance Officer, Brooklyn Public Library, USA

Caroline Brazier Chief Librarian, the British Library

Marie Ostergaard Head of Community Engagement, Partnerships and Communication, DOKK1, Aarhus, Denmark – Scandinavia’s largest library – which recently won the IFLA award for Best Public Library in the world

Nick Poole Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)

Chaired by Lord Graham Tope Chair of the Libraries All Party Parliamentary Group.


Photo: by Paul Grundy

Details

Name: The Future of the Library
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
Show Map      How to get to the Library
When: -
Price: Full Price: £8.00
Member: £5.00
Senior 60+: £6.00
Student: £5.00
Registered Unemployed: £5.00
Under 18: £5.00
Friend of the BL: £5.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
boxoffice@bl.uk