Sun FM: 14 May
New chapter for Sunderland Libraries
Shiny Shiny: 14 May
Are digital libraries the future for children’s reading? Library of Miss Gadish launches
Paid for app, requiring in app purchases to access reading packs, which appears to focus on fiction only.
Over the same period, some 15,500 volunteers have been recruited and 343 libraries have closed completely, leading to fears over the future of the profession. No wonder children’s author Alan Gibbons recently told the BBC the public library service faced the “greatest crisis in its history”.’
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