Congratulations to Julie Golden, Maesteg Library Supervisor, who has won a coveted place on the CILIP (Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) 125 list.

This list recognises and honours a new generation of librarians, information and knowledge management professionals who drive positive change, make a difference and have an impact across all sectors. One of only four public library recipients in Wales, this is a fantastic achievement for Julie and we are so proud!

The 125 recipients were all nominated for building positive relationships to support young people; for their work in supporting and nurturing colleagues who are new to the profession; for campaigning for diversity and inclusivity; and for embracing new digital skills.

Announcing the 125 list, CILIP CEO, Nick Poole said:

“As we face more change and opportunity in the coming years, navigating a rapidly evolving digital landscape, with the added challenges of censorship and disinformation, and an increasingly urgent need to live and work in more sustainable ways, these 125 new professionals will be leading the way. This is a set of passionate individuals, contributing energy, knowledge and impact to the institutions, organisations and communities they serve.”