Libraries popping up

The ‘pop-up' movement of restaurants, shops, bars, cinemas, galleries and cafes brings together new audiences for temporary events in what are often underutilised spaces.London department store Selfridges has opened a pop-up library in a basement space.  The library is one element of the store's Words Words Words festival.Meanwhile, Surrey County Council is preparing for an increase of visitors to the county who will be attending Olympic Games events in 2012.   The Council is planning to open ‘pop up' information points for visitors, staffed by library and museum staff.  Other initiatives planned ahead of the Olympics include free wi-fi being rolled out in all Surrey's public libraries.The pop-up movement shows how you can match innovative ideas and projects for your customers with larger scale events and initiatives.