Kirsten Loach

Kirsten Loach is a PhD student at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK. She is currently in the second year of a three year project investigating the sustainability of heritage in independent libraries. Before starting her research, she completed a Master’s degree in Library and Information Management. She has around ten years of experience working in the library sector, with three of those years having been spent working at The Portico Library, an independent subscription library in Manchester.


Kirsten Loach, PhD student at Manchester Metropolitan University

Roundtable Discussion: Overcoming Challenges, Seizing Opportunities: Towards a Holistic Vision for Securing the Future of Our Heritage

Conference Takeaways Panel: Uncovering the Hidden Gems of the Independent Libraries Association: What Does the Future Hold For Its Members?


Kirsten Loach