Category: LIBRARIES IN THE NEWS

Library News Round-up: 16th February, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. BBC News : 16th February March through Newcastle over £100m cuts to services with Libraries…

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Library News Round-up: 15th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Swindon Advertiser : 15th February Support for petition over library cuts http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/10229866.Support_for_petition_over_library_cuts/ They Work For…

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Library News Round-up: 14th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Public Libraries News : 13th February Learn from the UK library slaughter, say the Swedes…

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Library News Round-up: 13th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. THE GUARDIAN : 13th February Libraries ‘have had their day’, says Horrible Histories author Deary’s…

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Library News Round-up: 12th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. ITV News : 12th February Library closures are “catastrophic” Culture Secretary Maria Miller should step…

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Library News Round-up: 11th February, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Don’t Privatise Libraries : 11th February Statement from Ealing Unison on the privatisation proposals  http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/statement-from-ealing-unison-on.html…

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Library News Round-up: 10th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Manchester Evening News : 10th February Firefighters to the rescue of cash-strapped libraries  Greater Manchester…

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Library News Round-up: 9th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter BBC News : 8th February Protesters stage sit-in at Levenshulme Library http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-21390911 THE GUARDIAN :…

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Library News Round-up: 8th February, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter Please note: BBC Breakfast – tomorrow – Alan Gibbons and John Dolan to discuss National Libraries Day…

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Library News Round-up: 7th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter THE BOOKSELLER : 7th February SCL discusses ‘purpose and proposed way forward’  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/scl-discusses-purpose-and-proposed-way-forward.html Public Libraries…

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Library News Round-up: 6th February, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter Alan Gibbons Blog : 5th February Campaign for the Book statement about proposed Liverpool library…

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Library News Round-up: 5th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter Liverpool Echo : 5th February Leading Article | Don’t kill off our culture We’re facing up to…

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Library News Round-up: 4th February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter THE BOOKSELLER : 4th February Government says library service ‘not in crisis’ http://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-says-library-service-not-crisis.html THE INDEPENDENT…

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Library News Round-up: 3rd February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter THE GUARDIAN : 2nd February Letter | Alice Ronson http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2013/feb/02/guardian-weekend-magazine-readers-letters?INTCMP=SRCH and to see the wallpaper, here: http://www.osborneandlittle.com/products-and-collections/wallcoverings/spring-2013/persian_garden_wallpapers/penguin_library…

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Library News Round-up: 2nd February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. THE GUARDIAN : 1st February Eric Pickles’ brand of toxicity will kill off local councils,…

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Library News Round-Up: 1st February 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. CILIP : 1st February President, Phil Bradley on the Government’s response to the CMS Committee’s…

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Library News Round-up: 31st January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham.   If you are on Twitter she is definitely worth following! Find her @shirleyburnham THE BOOKSELLER : 31st January SCL announces ‘universal offers’ for libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/scl-announces-universal-offers-libraries.html THE BOOKSELLER :…

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