Privacy in Libraries & CLSIG AGM

CLSIG's Annual General Meeting will be held at Macfarlanes LLP on 28th March 2017 at 6.30pm to 7.15pm.  The AGM is free & open to all CLSIG members. We will be joined by the Chief Executive of CILIP, Nick Poole.


Following the AGM, at 7.15pm join us as we introduce our guest speaker Paul Pedley, who will be speaking on the topic of Privacy in Libraries. Paul's talk will explore why privacy is relevant in the library world, what the risks are of a data breach occurring (with examples illustrating how problems arise) and what information professionals can do about them.

Visit to the Wallace Collection Library

We are offering a repeat visit to the Wallace Collection Library on Monday 15th May 2017 (2.30 p.m.)


The Wallace Collection at Hertford House in Manchester Square is famed for its Old Master paintings (including 18th century French painting), furniture and porcelain, plus a world-class collection of arms and armour.

The Library, initially created for the museum's curators, reflects the scope of the collections - particularly French painting and decorative arts, medieval and Renaissance decorative arts, porcelain, arms and armour  and the history of collecting.

YLG London UnConference

The 2017 YLG London UnConference will take place at:
Richmond Library Annexe, Quadrant Road, Richmond TW9 1DH

Places are limited, so book soon! It's free and open to all.

Aims and objectives
This Unconference is aimed at people with an interest in promoting Reading for Pleasure to children and young people; we intend to have a day filled with sessions offering support, advice and ideas on:

Networking myths and madness

We welcome back Darryl Howes for this evening workshop. Darryl helps professional practitioners to develop networking and career management strategies. He will talk about a new way to build effective relationships for professional career development and explain why ‘Work the room’, ‘Find your tribe’ and ‘Just be yourself’ is terrible advice for networkers.

Come along for a friendly and fun event. If you are allergic to traditional networking and want to find a better way to connect with people and advance your career, this is for you.

Professional Registration Workshop

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This free event considers the importance of continuous professional development throughout your career. You will be introduced to professional registration, reflective writing and developing a portfolio.

It is aimed at those thinking about embarking on the Certification or Chartership or at the start of the process.


Book via the blue 'Book Now' button to the right.

New Year Social

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You are warmly invited to our New Year Social on Wednesday, 18 January, from 6.00 pm at The Brass Monkey, SW1V 1AU. 

This event is open to anyone with an interest in library and information work. Drinks and light refreshments will be provided. This event is free, but booking is essential for catering purposes. For further details and to book tickets please visit

We look forward to seeing you there!