The Art of Libraries - rolling into new libraries for year 2
The Art of Libraries test programme is coming to the end of year one. After a hectic summer programme of events aimed at children and young people, we took to the road with the Detective Story Bus with artists, Jacqui Grange and Fabi Williams, taking creative activities literally to the doorsteps of families in more isolated parts of Gloucestershire.
Now, as we move into year two, the project will be rolling out into two new libraries.
Our Art of Libraries project manager - Louise Bardgett – has written about her experience of the first ten months in a blog for the DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport) Taskforce. Read it here
To see what has been happening over the summer and future plans for each of the pilot libraries please visit the www.HushHush.org.uk website to find out more.
If you work or are interested in the role libraries play in our communities, then make sure you listen to the latest podcasts commissioned by the Arts Council England. The series covers three themes:
Libraries for young people – looking at the impact libraries have on the early years
Libraries as a social enabler – exploring how facilities enhance lives
Digital transformation in libraries – examining how technology is benefitting libraries and communities