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‘What Are Libraries For?’ Roundup

On Tuesday 20 February, the Centre for Material Texts hosted our first major debate, ‘What Are Libraries For?’. Speakers Dr Suzanne Paul (Keeper of Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library), Philip Kent (Director of Libraries, University of Bristol) and Mimi Thebo (author … Continue reading

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#WhatAreLibrariesFor?

In preparation for our What Are Libraries For? debate on Tuesday 20 February, we’ve been asking students, librarians and even a small child what they think libraries are for. The answers range from studying to ‘freedom’ via productivity, travel, and … Continue reading

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Philip Kent, Suzanne Paul and Mimi Thebo to debate ‘What are libraries for?’

Inside Arts Debate: What Are Libraries For? Tuesday 20 February 2018, 6-7.30pm Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, Park Street, Bristol   In preparation for our debate next week, here’s a little more about our three speakers. Philip Kent Philip Kent … Continue reading

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InsideArts Debate: What are libraries for?

Tuesday 20 February 2018, 6-7.30pm Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, Park Street, Bristol What are libraries for? What have libraries been? What are they now? What can libraries be? What should they be? The debate brings together library users with … Continue reading

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