Tim Coates

Author of “Who’s in Charge? Responsibility for the Public Library Service,” a critical assessment of libraries designed to ensure their preservation, Tim Coates has devoted his four-decade career to promoting his love of books and reading. A consultant to local and national government on public library services, Tim is also author of “The Good Library Manual”, a practical guide to transforming any public library by improving the library experience. Tim is also author of the weekly “Good Library Blog”. [+]