Tuesday 9 June 2015, 7pm
Edinburgh Central Library
“We trust that this Library is to grow in usefulness year after year, and prove one of the most potent agencies for the good of the people for all time to come” – said Andrew Carnegie, our benefactor, in 1890
How do we make sure this holds true for the next 125 years? Come hear our panel discuss what’s happening next for libraries, as Edinburgh City Libraries celebrate their 125th birthday, week beginning 8th June 2015.
Speakers taking part include:
- John Scally – (National Librarian and Chief Executive)
- Philippa Cochrane – (Scottish Book Trust, Reader Development)
- Prof. Hazel Hall- (Napier University- Professor of Social Informatics – information sharing in online environments)
- Duncan Wright – Senior School Librarian at Stewart’s Melville College.
Chaired by Jeanette Castle, President of CILIPS Scotland (Chartered Intsitute of Library and Information Professionals) and introduced by Martina McChrystal, Acting Library and Information Services Manager, City of Edinburgh Council.