Author Archive for Paul Stringer

A small but telling victory…

Congratulations to Friends of Deeping Library in Lincolnshire, who have at last got their Executive Member for Libraries, Nick Worth, to admit that local people are not ‘willing’ volunteers. TLC hopes this will help stem the national tide of claims…

Lincs CC digs in its heels

Newsflash from Lincolnshire, where brilliant campaigners had to mount a judicial review as the only way to make the county reconsider its drastic pan to close most of its libraries – and offer them to volunteers to run. This despite…

Resources

  WHY LIBRARIES MATTER   Guide to the benefits of libraries, backed by research and quotes. http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/the-story-so-far/reasons-for-public-libraries   Fun resource by librarians and library users, dispelling myths such as ‘libraries are boring/irrelevant’. http://readingagency.org.uk/news/blog/national-libraries-day-2014.html   The value of reading. http://readingagency.org.uk/news/reading-facts003/ —————————————————–…