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Observations on seaxes, white stilettos and libraries in Essex. “You can observe a lot just by watching” – Yogi Berra. Susan Carragher – Head of Library Services June 2008. Essex County Council Corporate Context. Governance and Politics My Performance Contract Performance Related Pay

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Observations on seaxes white stilettos and libraries in essex

Observations on seaxes, white stilettos and libraries in Essex

“You can observe a lot just by watching” – Yogi Berra

Susan Carragher – Head of Library Services

June 2008


Essex county council corporate context
Essex County Council Corporate Context Essex

  • Governance and Politics

  • My Performance Contract

  • Performance Related Pay

  • Individual and Team Rewards

  • Union Membership


passionate - about achieving results Essex

• leader • can do, will do

• positive • ambitious

responsive - to customers’ needs

• get the job done • provide quality

• committed • customer focus

motivating - others and trusting them to deliver

• trust • nurture talent

• communicate • celebrate

inspirational - and bold in thinking and solutions

• enthusiastic • welcoming

• seize opportunities • be bold

supportive - of others’ input and perspective, working as one

• be proud • working as one

• value everyone • integrity



“I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes. EssexI had one thousand and sixty” – Imelda Marcos

  • 73 Community Libraries

  • 12 Mobile Libraries

  • 423 Reading Groups

  • 500 Staff

  • 2,751.9 hours open per week

  • £24.8m Expenditure

    • 44.3% Staffing

    • 12.1% Premises

    • 11.4% Resources book fund etc

    • 22.5% ICT and computing costs

    • 9.7% Transport, Support etc

  • £2.5m Income


Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations ryunosuke satoro
“Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations” – Ryunosuke Satoro

  • Structure and Roles

  • Building Dreams - Statement of Vision for the Built Resources of the Service

  • Making it Happen – Retail Practice

  • RFID – Business Case

  • Libraries as Front Door to Council and other Services

Stock Library


Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice neil kurshan
“Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice” – – Ryunosuke SatoroNeil Kurshan

  • Library Assistant → Customer Services Assistant

  • Pro-active: floor-walking and book talking, not book-stamping

  • Custodians → entrepreneurs

  • Training and development to support change

  • Ability to personalise targets and reward

    staff

  • FISH!


Building dreams statement of vision for the built resources of the service
Building Dreams – Statement of Vision for the Built Resources of the Service

  • Flagship Libraries

  • Large Town Libraries

  • Town Libraries

  • Suburban Libraries

  • Small Town and Village Libraries

Chelmsford Library


Building dreams the built resource of our service
Building Dreams – the Built Resource of our Service Resources of the Service

  • Location

  • Regeneration agenda

  • Pilot delivery methods

Colchester Library

Basildon Library


Buildings and branding
Buildings and Branding Resources of the Service

  • Starts from the outside and works in

  • Core branding adapted for each building

Harwich Library



Making it happen based on best practice from retail sector
Making it Happen – based on best practice from retail sector

  • Our Image

  • Our Customers

Witham Library

  • Our Product

  • Our Performance

Braintree Library


Making it happen floor walkers
Making it Happen – Floor Walkers sector

  • Host role…

  • Engage with customers…

  • Offer help, answer enquiries…

  • Maintain Express Zones…

  • Make library visit enjoyable and positive…

Witham Library


Rfid business case
RFID -Business Case sector

  • Invest to save model

  • Strategic Drivers


Rfid implementation
RFID -Implementation sector

  • Implementation began September 2005 – 18 months

  • 36 Libraries

  • Target 50% of transactions self-service

  • Staffing issues / Change Management

  • ICT Issues

Witham Library


Rfid evaluation
RFID -Evaluation sector

  • Moving from self-service to stock management and book supply chain process.

  • 65% of loans and 85% of returns by self-service

  • Resident satisfaction with service increased from 73% in 2003 to 80% in 2007

  • Loans increased

  • Self-Service drives Library design


Rfid learning outcomes
RFID -Learning Outcomes sector

  • The introduction of RFID in isolation, without the accompanying staff development and library build presentation, produces less successful outcomes.

  • The project has demonstrated how partnership working – suppliers, contractors, other councils – can produce excellent results which are not obtainable alone.

Chelmsford Library


Libraries as front door to services
Libraries as Front Door to Services sector

  • Rationale

  • Working models

  • Future

Loughton Library

Witham Library


What do the public think? sector

Chelmsford Library - 20th October 2007

3,456 people came to meet a Dalek


Thank you questions
Thank You sectorQuestions?

“Is it time to go home yet? I keep clicking these damn shoes, but nothing happens” – Robin Hecht

Susan Carragher - Head of Library Services

Essex County Council

Tel:  01245 436 761

Email:  [email protected]


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