The Common Libraries Blog

Building Common Libraries

The Common Libraries team had a busy summer… We went along to the Festival of Stuff hosted by UCL’s Institute of Making – eager to meet Mark Miodownik and the ‘community workshop‘ crew. We launched our first Project Report...
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Guest Post: Dawn of the Unread

Dawn of the Unread is an interactive graphic novel that is available across all media platforms (iPad, Android, iPhone, website). It aims to raise awareness of Nottingham’s literary history and hopefully generate a sense of civic pride. Whether we like...
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Librarians of the Future?

When Andrew Carnegie made grants to libraries in the C20th, he described them as ‘instruments for the elevation of the masses of the people’. Libraries were to provide access to learning and advancement for people who would otherwise have limited...
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