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Opening the Book Team

The Opening the Book team is based in our beautiful new office in Yorkshire, though we work across the UK and internationally. We provide library designs, full installation services, library consultancy and training for library staff. As the founders of the reader development movement, we also specialise in creating websites for readers.

The Opening the Book Furniture team has an office in the historic Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham, with a large warehouse nearby, which supports delivery of display furniture to all kinds of libraries. The design, sales and delivery teams are often out on the road visiting primary schools to install our innovative BookSpace range.

Opening the Book Team

Olive Fowler

Olive Fowler Design Manager

Carol Cooper

Carol Cooper Business Director

Anne Downes

Anne Downes Training Manager

Richard Van Riel

Richard Van Riel Layout Designer

Fiona Edwards

Fiona Edwards Education Co-ordinator

Arianne Goldsborough

Arianne Goldsborough Library Designer

Tristan Campbell

Tristan Campbell Website Developer

Terry Campbell

Terry Campbell Web Support

Opening the Book Furniture Team

Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas Director

Jane Jackson

Jane Jackson Marketing Manager

Chris White

Chris White Sales Manager

Michelle Tomlinson

Michelle Tomlinson Library Designer

Jonathan Turner

Jonathan Turner Library Designer

Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor Warehouse Manager

Shreena Maughan

Shreena Maughan Administration Manager