Category: LIBRARIES IN THE NEWS

Libraries news round-up: 13 September 2018

Powys County Times: 13 September One-stop shop plan for those with questions of Social Services in Powys Warrington Guardian: 13 September Silence on LiveWire governance report ‘unacceptable’, says MP The Courier: 13 September “Jack of all trades” fear for Perthshire…

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Libraries news round-up: 12 September 2018

Northern Echo: 11 September Move to retain Darlington’s Crown Street library endorsed by council leaders Northern Echo: 11 September Letters: Darlington library move debacle an inexcusable and expensive mess Chew Valley Gazette: 11 September Bath & NE Somerset | Bishop…

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Libraries news round-up: 10 September 2018

Northamptonshire Telegraph: 10 September Changes at Northamptonshire libraries despite review pause Northern Echo: 10 September Letters special: Darlington library move U-turn TES: 10 September ‘Use inspectors to improve school libraries’ Holyrood: 10 September National strategy for school libraries

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Libraries news round-up: 8 September 2018

BBC News: 8 September Children help shape “dynamic” national school library strategy STV News: 8 September Children help create new national library strategy Radio Borders: 8 September All Scottish pupils to have access to “dynamic” school libraries Cotswold Journal: 8…

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Libraries news round-up: 5 September 2018

Newbury Today: 5 September West Berkshire | Councillor says that libraries can be maintained despite £1.4m cost Brixton Buzz: 5 September Lambeth’s Libraries – What Future? Public meeting in Brixton, Sat 8th Sept, 2pm The Courier: 5 September Angus |…

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Libraries news round-up: 4 September 2018

Lynne News: 4 September Norfolk | Security guards brought in to make King’s Lynn Library safer Northern Echo: 4 September Darlington Library: Your comments after council decides to keep facility open Northern Echo: 4 September Darlington Library U-turn: Your questions…

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Libraries news round-up: 3 September 2018

BBC News: 3 September Darlington Council considers U-turn over library closure Northern Echo: 3 September Darlington’s Crown Street Library saved from closure Northern Echo: 3 September Comment: A welcome turnabout on Crown Street Library Northern Echo: 3 September Crown Street…

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Libraries news round-up: 2 September 2018

Birmingham Live: 2 September The heartbreaking proof Birmingham’s libraries are less popular than ever Huddersfield Examiner: 2 September Library usage is shrinking – this is what Kirklees Council plans to do about it Basingstoke Gazette: 2 September Hampshire | New…

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Libraries news round-up: 30 August 2018

Chronicle Live: 30 August Newcastle | ‘I won’t take my kids there’ – Residents fuming as library set to be drug and alcohol rehab centre Evening Telegraph: 30 August REVEALED: Libraries across Dundee could close two days a week due…

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Libraries news round-up: 28 August 2018

The Star: 28 August “I dread to think what the future holds for Sheffield libraries” The Star: 28 August Sheffield | Your Say | Well done Lee Pearce (second letter in list) Reader letter with concerns about volunteer-run libraries Wales…

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Libraries news round-up: 24 August 2018

Northern Echo: 24 August Darlington library plans to be put before cabinet Daily Echo: 24 August New Mercury Library in Hamble nears completion Somerset County Gazette: 24 August Somerset’s public services will suffer from cuts says LibDems Pembroke Observer: 24…

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