Thursday, 13 June 2013

Public and Mobiles Libraries Group Unconference is this Saturday in Halesowen

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Saturday 15 June 2013 will witness the first ever PMLG Un-conference – discussing the topics that matter to you. Everyone who works in a library has their own areas of expertise, their own unique experiences and an individual perspective. Sign up for free tickets here: http://pmlgunconference2013.eventbrite.co.uk/

The PMLG Un-conference will provide a platform for sharing ideas, thoughts and problems. As is the ethos of an un-conference, all the day’s activities will be sculpted by its participants, giving you the opportunity to choose the topics that capture the most relevant and up to date issues facing public and mobile libraries. And the best part... It’s absolutely free!

B.Y.O.P.L. (Bring Your Own Packed Lunch... and cake to share, if you feel bakey!) 

You don't have to be a member of PMLG or CILIP to take part.

For more information on the Unconference (including the opportunity to post your discussion topics) please visit the wiki.

How to get to Halesowen Library
Halesowen is located within the West Midlands just off the M5 motorway and close to Birmingham (11km/7miles), Bromsgrove (16km/10 miles), Dudley (10km/6 miles) and Stourbridge (10km/6miles).

By Car
Postcode for Sat Nav: B63 4AZ
Leave the M5 motorway at junction 3 and take the A456 to Halesowen.  Take the third exit at the next island and filter left onto the Queensway before the traffic lights.

Parking – long stay
High Street Car Park, Halesowen B63 3HY
140 bays - £2.50 all day

Maybrook House Car Park, Halesowen B63 4AH
101 bays - £2.50 all day

Pool Road Multi Storey Car Park, Halesowen B63 4AQ
Every other floor long stay - £2.50 all day

By Public Transport 
Old Hill station is 3km/2miles north of the centre and Birmingham New Street is 11km/7 miles east of Halesowen. Old Hill serves the local network, including Stourbridge and Birmingham Moor Street, while Birmingham New Street serves the national network.

A network of bus routes serves the surrounding area with journey times from Birmingham of approximately 25 minutes. A brand new, state-of-the-art bus station is adjacent to the centre. Try the bus journey planner.

Staying overnight? A brand new Travelodge has been recently built in Halesowen:

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