quarta-feira, 2 de fevereiro de 2011

142 - Interessante iniciativa "Save Our Libraries Day"

Dá que pensar esta iniciativa da CILIP (em Inglaterra) pela positiva pela criatividade e pela negativa por se perceber que o problema das Bibliotecas é geral (e não só Português) e que os cortes orçamentais e a necessidade de cativar os públicos e fundamental

Será a 5 de Fevereiro. Vale a pena estar atento


Save Our Libraries Day

CILIP is supporting Save Our Libraries Day, a day of action to bring greater attention to the cuts and closures facing many public libraries.

We want everyone who cares about reading, literacy and libraries to use their public library on the 5th February and tell as many people as they can to do the same.

Get involved using our 'sliding scale of spare time'

Got less than 2 minutes? Tweet why you love libraries using the hashtag #savelibraries
Post this page to your Facebook profile and spread the word

Got 2 minutes? Visit your library website to download an ebook or use online reference resources.
5– 10 minutes?Contact all your friends and family, ask them to join their library and use library services on the 5th. Search and reserve books through this guide to library services in England.
10 – 15 minutes?Email or write to your local MP, local press or Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport about the unique contribution public libraries make to society.
15 – 30 minutes?Pop down your local library on the 5th. Borrow as many books as you can. While you are there read a newspaper, go online and find out what’s happening in your local community.

Red books whichbook.net
Not sure which books to borrow?

Find books to match your mood with whichbook.net

Select your mood and get suggestions for suitable books. You can then check if your book is available for borrow from the library.


There are resources on the CILIP website to support campaigning and advocacy:
Visit our Get Involved page for more advocacy ideas

Lawful issues

CILIP support its members getting involved on the 5th February as long as activity is legal. Members who work in public libraries should check with their line manager or union before getting involved. CILIP provides a free employment law helpline to all members.

External links