Wyndham City Libraries
Tom Edwards has been working in IT within public libraries for the last 15 years. He works at Wyndham City Libraries, a busy outer metropolitan public library on the west of Melbourne. Wyndham Libraries has experienced exponential growth in event and program offering and attendance in recent years, including innovative STEM and Digital Literacy Programs delivered by the Library IT Team.
Tom is a devotee of open source software and is interested in the use of technology to foster greater access to information and services at the local level. He sees public libraries as a nexus for digital placemaking and community-building.