Renewal: New Libraries for Manchester

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  • 1. Renewal:
    New Libraries for Manchester
    Councillor Mike Amesbury, Executive Member for Culture and Leisure
    Nicky Parker, Head of Transformation
  • 2. GreaterManchester
  • 3. About Manchester
    • City of population of 460,000
    • 4. Fastest growing economy outside London
    • 5. City Region status, 2.5 million population
    • 6. 23% BME population
    • 7. 350,000 students within an hour’s drive
    • 8. The Original Modern City
  • Manchester Libraries
    • 22 community libraries
    • 9. Central Library
    • 10. 4 Mobile libraries
    • 11. Library at HMP Manchester
    • 12. Library Theatre
    • 13. Greater Manchester County Record Office
    • 14. Manchester Archive Service
    • 15. 24 hour virtual Library
    • 16. Shared Services across Greater Manchester and the North West
  • The stats….
    • 123,000 active members
    • 17. 2,341,839 visits April –Dec 2009
    • 18. 1,671,617 book issues and renewals April-Dec 2009
    • 19. 400,000 enquiries
    • 20. 537,755 computer sessions
    • 21. 2 additional libraries this year
    • 22. 500,000 views of the library website
    • 23. 38,000 online reservations
  • Political priorities
    We will remodel or rebuild every library in every community in Manchester
    We will continue to invest in Library services to improve life long learning opportunities for all Manchester residents
    We will ensure where possible the Council extends library opening-hours
  • 24.
  • 25.
  • 26. Renewal: New Libraries for Manchester
    • Five-year programme of capital investment called Renewal
    • 27. Funding from the City Council and innovative partnerships
    • 28. Integrated whole City approach
    • 29. Co-location strategy: colleges, adult learning centres, academy schools, supermarkets, leisure centres, children’s centres, health centres.
    • 30. Location: re-siting libraries at the heart of regenerated communities
  • Renewal: New Libraries for Manchester
    • Use of new technology: RFID, Wifi, automated storage and retrieval, selfservice and return, book vending machines
    • 31. 24 hour virtual library and award winning social networking services
    • 32. Open when customers want including Sundays
    • 33. Uniquely Mancunian
  • Tiered Services
    • Central Library
    • 34. City LibraryCity centre, 4,000m2, open 67 hours
    • 35. District LibraryCo-located, 1,000m2, open 64 hours
    • 36. Community LibraryCo-located, 450-900m2, open 46 hours
    • 37. Outreach Libraries
    Community locations, 50-150m2
  • 38. Phase 1. Completed
    • Forum Library (MCC and European funding)
    Co-located with health centre, leisure centre, nursery, and college
    • North City Library (Manchester College and MCC funding)
    Co-located with the College
    • Clayton Library (Regeneration funding)
    Co-located with a Children’s Centre
    • East City Library (Manchester College and MCC funding)
    Co-located with the College
  • 39.
  • 40.
  • 41. Clayton Library
  • 42. East City Library
  • 43. Phase 2 – under construction
    • Moss Side Powerhouse Library
    Co-located with a youth centre
    • Longsight Library & Learning Centre
    Co-located with an adult learning centre
    • Beswick Library and Brooklands Library
    Co-located with new Academy Schools
    • The Avenue Library & Learning Centre
    Co-located with an adult education centre and a supermarket
  • 44. Moss Side Powerhouse Library
    • Big Lottery funded refurbishment, moving the library to a larger ground floor space
    • 45. Reopened autumn 2009
    • 46. A library for ages 8-25 years
    • 47. Young people worked with architect to design their library
    • 48. Massive increased usage
  • Moss Side Powerhouse Library
  • 49. Longsight Library
    • Opening April 2010
    • 50. Co-located with a new Adult Learning Centre: ICT, ESOL, vocational and non-vocational learning
    • 51. Glazed façade, remodeled inside and out
    • 52. RFID, new technologies
    • 53. Headspace for young people
    • 54. Funded by MCC and the Learning and Skills Council
  • Longsight Library & Learning Centre
  • 55. Beswick and Brooklands Libraries
    • Both opening on the same day in September 2010
    • 56. Both co-located with newly built academy schools
    • 57. Integrated school and public libraries
    • 58. Beswick at the heart of a regenerated community with a built environment specialism
    • 59. Brooklands in an academy with a health specialism
    • 60. Funded by MCC and New Deal for Communities funding
  • Beswick Library
  • 61. Brooklands Library
  • 62. The Avenue Library & Learning Centre
  • 63. Phase 3 - now to 2013
    • Refurbished Central Library
    • 64. New Archive Centre
    • 65. New City Library
    • 66. New Library Theatre
    • 67. Temporary Central Library
  • Central Library
    • Opening 2013
    • 68. Careful and sensitive restoration
    • 69. Archive reading room
    • 70. Meeting rooms, performance space
    • 71. More books on open display than ever
    • 72. A showcase for the city’s heritage, special collections and treasures
    • 73. Funded by MCC as part of £155m refurbishment of the civic estate
  • Archive Centre
    • Opening 2013
    • 74. New Careful and sensitive restoration
    • 75. Archive reading room
    • 76. BFI Mediatheque and North West Film Archive
    • 77. Meeting rooms, performance space
    • 78. The ‘third place’
    • 79. Funded by MCC and external funding
  • City Library
    • Opening 2013
    • 80. Co-located with City Council’s new Customer Service Centre in the newly refurbished Town Hall Extension
    • 81. Customer focused, family friendly space
    • 82. State of the art lending service
    • 83. 24/7 access
    • 84. Funded by MCC as part of £155m refurbishment of the civic estate
  • Central Library Transformation Programme
    New Service Concept- new services, delivered differently
    Improved Customer Services
    Staff transformation programme
  • 85. New service concept
    The Library as the Third Place
    New services such as the Film Archive
    24/7 access
    Self service and automation
    Increased access to the collection of 1m items
    More public space from 30% to 70% of the building
    Central Library and City Library
    1 integrated Archive
    Integrated collections
  • 86. Central Library:Manchester’s Third Place
  • 87. City Library, look and feel
  • 88. Family friendly library
  • 89. Archive Partnership at Central Library
  • 90. Core Partnership
    Greater Manchester County Record Office
    Manchester Archives & Local Studies
    Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre & Education Trust
    Manchester & Lancashire Family History Society
    Manchester Registration Service
    North West Film Archive
    British Film Institute Mediatheque
  • 91. Vision for Archive Partnership
    Archive + service concept
    Regional centre of excellence for archives & family history
    The destination for heritage tourists, telling the stories of Manchester’s history and communities
    Exciting and unique partnership, combining complementary collections and services
    One-stop shop for family history
    North West partner for The National Archives and British Film Institute
  • 92. New ways of working – automation and customer self service
    Issue
    Return
    Security
    Book sorting
    Automated storage
    Automated stack retrieval
    Self serve reservations
    (only shelving in public areas remains non automated)
  • 93. Customer self service - self issue
  • 94. Staff enquiry points
  • 95. Automated book sorting and return
  • 96. Automation at the British Library
  • 97. Automation at the British Library
  • 98. Automation at the British Library
  • 99. Automated book vending – 24/7
  • 100. Largest cataloguing project in UK
    1 million retrospective items
    Manchester’s rich literary heritage
    Electronic delivery of records from British Library and other sources
    Improved access to collections for customers
    Leading to National Designation Status
  • 101. Phase 4 – coming soon!
    4 more new libraries under discussion with 2 retail developers, a Housing Association, and the PCT
    Potential for more joint college public libraries
    Refurbishment of remaining estate
  • 102. Any questions?
    Further information:
    Councillor Mike Amesbury
    Cllr.m.amesbury@manchester.gov.uk
    Nicky Parker
    n.parker@manchester.gov.uk