Libraries are a hot topic in the UK, and it’s a good thing. A good thing for people who live there and for Berkshire Publishing, too. We’re in the process of setting up a UK Advisory Board, to help our new representative, Ben Manning, who is a former editorial staffer who was with us on an 18-month traineeship. Adam Hodgkin, founder of xrefer, has joined us, and also Tim Coates, former managing director of Waterstone’s and now a tremendous advocate for the value of public libraries. Here’s this week’s editorial from the Bookseller magazine, “Libraries should be about books.”
Libraries should be about books: the UK debate
About the Author: Karen Christensen
Karen Christensen is the CEO of Berkshire Publishing.