CMLNPN is Recruiting

Community Managed Libraries National Peer Network is recruiting a Regional Network Co-ordinator

The purpose is to build up and support regional networks of Community Managed Libraries (CMLs) within the South West, West Midlands, Midlands, Wales, North Midlands.
Working with the Network Manager and Trustees, Regional Network Co-ordinators will build relationships and regular communication with CMLs in the regions; capturing the needs and insights from CMLs to inform policy development and to help develop and grow the work of the Network.

The area covered will be:
• South West, West Midlands, East Midlands and Wales

Below you will find the job description and person specification for a Network Co-ordinator.

The Regional Network Co-ordinators will work from home, though from time to time you may work from a CML building or travel for activities or visits to other CMLs.

This role is funded thanks to the

Application Instructions

Please submit a CV and covering letter (using the Job Description & Personal Specification) to

Deadline: Friday 31st March 2023


CMLNPN Podcast – Cricklewood Library

Episode #1 of the CMLNPN Podcast explores the journey that Cricklewood Library has taken over the past 10 years, in order to reopen to the public in October 2021.
I met with Sally Long, Chair of Trustees for the Friends of Cricklewood Library, to talk about the effort that’s gone into ensuring that a library still exists in their community.

You can find links to the episode below and the transcription of our conversation.
If you would like to get in touch with Sally or feature on a future episode of the podcast, please get in touch via:

You can find a transcription of the podcast below: