Archive for February, 2011|Monthly archive page

Save Our Libraries – flyers and handouts


Image by Phil Bradley

All in .pdf format, with CC images. Please feel free to print, guillotine and distribute!


Save Our Libraries: resources

Some context for the Save Our Libraries flashmob

  • You can keep an eye on which UK libraries are under threat, and see a list of cuts by local authority, at Public Libraries News.

Best of all, here’s a great piece of writing by Girl in the Moon that we’ll be distributing on Saturday.

Librarians being the zany, creative people they are, there’s no shortage of great advocacy resources already available. I’ve been inspired by, and borrowed from, the following sources today …

Thank you all, not just for the images but for inspiration and encouragement.

Edit: For more flashmob action, there’s a read-in at Arbury Court Library from 2-3pm.

Save Our Libraries, 5 February

23 hours ago on Facebook, I shared a link about ‘Save Our Libraries’ Day, that had originally been posted by both Girl in the Moon and Lottie.

19 hours ago on Facebook, I set the following as my status:

and started a 21-comment-long thread of great ideas and enthuasiasm.

6 hours ago on Facebook, I created a group called “Save Our Libraries flashmob” and contacted the police, the library, the council and the shopping centre that houses the library …

… what’s it going to be like in 42 hours’ time? Come along and find out : )