Renewal:<br />New Libraries for Manchester<br />Councillor Mike Amesbury, Executive Member for Culture and Leisure <br />N...
GreaterManchester<br />
About Manchester<br /><ul><li>City of population of 460,000
Fastest growing economy outside London
City Region status, 2.5 million population
23% BME population
350,000 students within an hour’s drive
The Original Modern City</li></li></ul><li>Manchester Libraries<br /><ul><li>22 community libraries
Central Library
4 Mobile libraries
Library at HMP Manchester
Library Theatre
Greater Manchester County Record Office
Manchester Archive Service
24 hour virtual Library
Shared Services across Greater Manchester and the North West</li></li></ul><li>The stats….<br /><ul><li>123,000 active mem...
2,341,839 visits April –Dec 2009
1,671,617 book issues and renewals April-Dec 2009
400,000 enquiries
537,755 computer sessions
2 additional libraries this year
500,000 views of the library website
38,000 online reservations</li></li></ul><li>Political priorities<br />We will remodel or rebuild every library in every c...
Renewal: New Libraries for Manchester<br /><ul><li>Five-year programme of capital investment called Renewal
Funding from the City Council and innovative partnerships
Integrated whole City approach
Co-location strategy: colleges, adult learning centres, academy schools, supermarkets, leisure centres, children’s centres...
Location: re-siting libraries at the heart of  regenerated communities</li></li></ul><li>Renewal: New Libraries for Manche...
24 hour virtual library and award winning social networking services
Open when customers want including Sundays
Uniquely Mancunian</li></li></ul><li>Tiered Services<br /><ul><li>Central Library
City LibraryCity centre, 4,000m2, open 67 hours
District LibraryCo-located, 1,000m2, open 64 hours
Community LibraryCo-located, 450-900m2, open 46 hours
Outreach Libraries</li></ul>	Community locations, 50-150m2<br />
Phase 1.  Completed<br /><ul><li>Forum Library  (MCC and European funding)</li></ul>	Co-located with health centre, leisur...
Clayton Library<br />
East City Library<br />
Phase 2 – under construction <br /><ul><li>Moss Side Powerhouse Library</li></ul>	Co-located with a youth centre<br /><ul>...
Moss Side Powerhouse Library<br /><ul><li>Big Lottery funded refurbishment, moving the library to a larger ground floor space
Reopened autumn 2009
A library for ages 8-25 years
Young people worked with architect to design their library
Massive increased usage</li></li></ul><li>Moss Side Powerhouse Library<br />
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Renewal: New Libraries for Manchester

  1. 1. Renewal:<br />New Libraries for Manchester<br />Councillor Mike Amesbury, Executive Member for Culture and Leisure <br />Nicky Parker, Head of Transformation<br />
  2. 2. GreaterManchester<br />
  3. 3. About Manchester<br /><ul><li>City of population of 460,000
  4. 4. Fastest growing economy outside London
  5. 5. City Region status, 2.5 million population
  6. 6. 23% BME population
  7. 7. 350,000 students within an hour’s drive
  8. 8. The Original Modern City</li></li></ul><li>Manchester Libraries<br /><ul><li>22 community libraries
  9. 9. Central Library
  10. 10. 4 Mobile libraries
  11. 11. Library at HMP Manchester
  12. 12. Library Theatre
  13. 13. Greater Manchester County Record Office
  14. 14. Manchester Archive Service
  15. 15. 24 hour virtual Library
  16. 16. Shared Services across Greater Manchester and the North West</li></li></ul><li>The stats….<br /><ul><li>123,000 active members
  17. 17. 2,341,839 visits April –Dec 2009
  18. 18. 1,671,617 book issues and renewals April-Dec 2009
  19. 19. 400,000 enquiries
  20. 20. 537,755 computer sessions
  21. 21. 2 additional libraries this year
  22. 22. 500,000 views of the library website
  23. 23. 38,000 online reservations</li></li></ul><li>Political priorities<br />We will remodel or rebuild every library in every community in Manchester<br />We will continue to invest in Library services to improve life long learning opportunities for all Manchester residents<br />We will ensure where possible the Council extends library opening-hours<br />
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  26. 26. Renewal: New Libraries for Manchester<br /><ul><li>Five-year programme of capital investment called Renewal
  27. 27. Funding from the City Council and innovative partnerships
  28. 28. Integrated whole City approach
  29. 29. Co-location strategy: colleges, adult learning centres, academy schools, supermarkets, leisure centres, children’s centres, health centres.
  30. 30. Location: re-siting libraries at the heart of regenerated communities</li></li></ul><li>Renewal: New Libraries for Manchester<br /><ul><li>Use of new technology: RFID, Wifi, automated storage and retrieval, selfservice and return, book vending machines
  31. 31. 24 hour virtual library and award winning social networking services
  32. 32. Open when customers want including Sundays
  33. 33. Uniquely Mancunian</li></li></ul><li>Tiered Services<br /><ul><li>Central Library
  34. 34. City LibraryCity centre, 4,000m2, open 67 hours
  35. 35. District LibraryCo-located, 1,000m2, open 64 hours
  36. 36. Community LibraryCo-located, 450-900m2, open 46 hours
  37. 37. Outreach Libraries</li></ul> Community locations, 50-150m2<br />
  38. 38. Phase 1. Completed<br /><ul><li>Forum Library (MCC and European funding)</li></ul> Co-located with health centre, leisure centre, nursery, and college <br /><ul><li>North City Library (Manchester College and MCC funding)</li></ul> Co-located with the College<br /><ul><li>Clayton Library (Regeneration funding)</li></ul> Co-located with a Children’s Centre<br /><ul><li>East City Library (Manchester College and MCC funding)</li></ul> Co-located with the College<br />
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  41. 41. Clayton Library<br />
  42. 42. East City Library<br />
  43. 43. Phase 2 – under construction <br /><ul><li>Moss Side Powerhouse Library</li></ul> Co-located with a youth centre<br /><ul><li>Longsight Library & Learning Centre</li></ul> Co-located with an adult learning centre<br /><ul><li>Beswick Library and Brooklands Library</li></ul> Co-located with new Academy Schools<br /><ul><li>The Avenue Library & Learning Centre</li></ul> Co-located with an adult education centre and a supermarket<br />
  44. 44. Moss Side Powerhouse Library<br /><ul><li>Big Lottery funded refurbishment, moving the library to a larger ground floor space
  45. 45. Reopened autumn 2009
  46. 46. A library for ages 8-25 years
  47. 47. Young people worked with architect to design their library
  48. 48. Massive increased usage</li></li></ul><li>Moss Side Powerhouse Library<br />
  49. 49. Longsight Library<br /><ul><li>Opening April 2010
  50. 50. Co-located with a new Adult Learning Centre: ICT, ESOL, vocational and non-vocational learning
  51. 51. Glazed façade, remodeled inside and out
  52. 52. RFID, new technologies
  53. 53. Headspace for young people
  54. 54. Funded by MCC and the Learning and Skills Council</li></li></ul><li>Longsight Library & Learning Centre<br />
  55. 55. Beswick and Brooklands Libraries<br /><ul><li>Both opening on the same day in September 2010
  56. 56. Both co-located with newly built academy schools
  57. 57. Integrated school and public libraries
  58. 58. Beswick at the heart of a regenerated community with a built environment specialism
  59. 59. Brooklands in an academy with a health specialism
  60. 60. Funded by MCC and New Deal for Communities funding</li></li></ul><li>Beswick Library<br />
  61. 61. Brooklands Library<br />
  62. 62. The Avenue Library & Learning Centre<br />
  63. 63. Phase 3 - now to 2013<br /><ul><li>Refurbished Central Library
  64. 64. New Archive Centre
  65. 65. New City Library
  66. 66. New Library Theatre
  67. 67. Temporary Central Library</li></li></ul><li>Central Library<br /><ul><li>Opening 2013
  68. 68. Careful and sensitive restoration
  69. 69. Archive reading room
  70. 70. Meeting rooms, performance space
  71. 71. More books on open display than ever
  72. 72. A showcase for the city’s heritage, special collections and treasures
  73. 73. Funded by MCC as part of £155m refurbishment of the civic estate</li></li></ul><li>Archive Centre<br /><ul><li>Opening 2013
  74. 74. New Careful and sensitive restoration
  75. 75. Archive reading room
  76. 76. BFI Mediatheque and North West Film Archive
  77. 77. Meeting rooms, performance space
  78. 78. The ‘third place’
  79. 79. Funded by MCC and external funding </li></li></ul><li>City Library<br /><ul><li>Opening 2013
  80. 80. Co-located with City Council’s new Customer Service Centre in the newly refurbished Town Hall Extension
  81. 81. Customer focused, family friendly space
  82. 82. State of the art lending service
  83. 83. 24/7 access
  84. 84. Funded by MCC as part of £155m refurbishment of the civic estate</li></li></ul><li>Central Library Transformation Programme<br />New Service Concept- new services, delivered differently<br />Improved Customer Services<br />Staff transformation programme<br />
  85. 85. New service concept<br />The Library as the Third Place<br />New services such as the Film Archive<br />24/7 access<br />Self service and automation<br />Increased access to the collection of 1m items<br />More public space from 30% to 70% of the building<br />Central Library and City Library<br />1 integrated Archive<br />Integrated collections<br />
  86. 86. Central Library:Manchester’s Third Place<br />
  87. 87. City Library, look and feel<br />
  88. 88. Family friendly library<br />
  89. 89. Archive Partnership at Central Library<br />
  90. 90. Core Partnership<br />Greater Manchester County Record Office <br />Manchester Archives & Local Studies<br />Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre & Education Trust<br />Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society<br />Manchester Registration Service <br />North West Film Archive<br />British Film Institute Mediatheque<br />
  91. 91. Vision for Archive Partnership<br />Archive + service concept<br />Regional centre of excellence for archives & family history<br />The destination for heritage tourists, telling the stories of Manchester’s history and communities<br />Exciting and unique partnership, combining complementary collections and services <br />One-stop shop for family history<br />North West partner for The National Archives and British Film Institute<br />
  92. 92. New ways of working – automation and customer self service<br />Issue<br />Return<br />Security<br />Book sorting<br />Automated storage<br />Automated stack retrieval<br />Self serve reservations<br />(only shelving in public areas remains non automated)<br />
  93. 93. Customer self service - self issue<br />
  94. 94. Staff enquiry points<br />
  95. 95. Automated book sorting and return<br />
  96. 96. Automation at the British Library<br />
  97. 97. Automation at the British Library<br />
  98. 98. Automation at the British Library<br />
  99. 99. Automated book vending – 24/7<br />
  100. 100. Largest cataloguing project in UK<br />1 million retrospective items<br />Manchester’s rich literary heritage<br />Electronic delivery of records from British Library and other sources<br />Improved access to collections for customers<br />Leading to National Designation Status<br />
  101. 101. Phase 4 – coming soon!<br />4 more new libraries under discussion with 2 retail developers, a Housing Association, and the PCT <br />Potential for more joint college public libraries<br />Refurbishment of remaining estate<br />
  102. 102. Any questions?<br />Further information:<br />Councillor Mike Amesbury<br />Cllr.m.amesbury@manchester.gov.uk<br />Nicky Parker<br />n.parker@manchester.gov.uk<br />
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