A Brief History of the Library

Saturday 22 February 2020, 10.00AM to 4.30pm

This day course will offer an overview of libraries through history, looking at examples from antiquity to the present day, considering the emergence of the public library system and the cultural significance of the destruction of libraries. The course will also address issues including what we actually mean by a library and the role of libraries in society today.

Tutor: Alice Bennett BA MA MPhil MA

  • Term: Spring
  • Day: Saturday
  • Start Date: 22 February 2020
  • Time: 10am-4.30pm
  • No. of weeks: 1
  • Full fee: £40

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