WHELF Board meeting 9th March 2021

The WHELF Board met on Tuesday 9th March via Teams. Alison Harding is the new Chair and Mark Hughes the Vice Chair. Alison thanked Julie Hart for continuing as Treasurer and Steve Williams for his work as Chair from 2019-21.

Jenny McNally (WHELF LMS Business Manager) also joined the meeting to update on the WHELF P2P Alma Interlending scheme and other matters.

The Board was joined in the afternoon by Hywel Owen and Amanda Roberts from Welsh Government Libraries. They provided an update on the support received by Welsh public libraries during the Covid-19 crisis and plans going forward. The Board considered ways that WHELF can work with the Welsh Government and other groups to provide cross- sector support and shared experience.