Libraries News Round-up: 15th November 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 15th November
Record numbers for summer reading scheme 
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/record-numbers-summer-reading-scheme.html

CILIP Cymru Wales : 15th November
Concerns over threats to library services in Wales raised in open letter to Minister for Culture & Sport
http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip-cymru-wales/news/concerns-over-threats-library-services-wales-raised-open-letter-minister

Inside Moray : 15th November
Moray Council seek more time over suspending library closures
http://insidemoray.co.uk/?p=1326

This Is Lincolnshire : 15th November
Lincolnshire libraries: Extraordinary meeting set for November 22
http://www.thisislincolnshire.co.uk/Special-meeting-called-Lincolnshire-libaries/story-20086185-detail/story.html

Horncastle News : 15th November
County Council set to reveal new library plans
http://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/what-s-on/arts-leisure/county-council-set-to-reveal-new-library-plans-1-5685839

Stamford Mercury : 15th November
New plans for under-threat libraries set to be revealed
campaigners in the Deepings are determined to keep a council-run service.
http://www.stamfordmercury.co.uk/news/community/community-news/new-plans-for-under-threat-libraries-set-to-be-revealed-1-5685661

Sleaford Standard : 15th November
Revised plans for Lincolnshire libraries’ future due to be revealed
http://www.sleafordstandard.co.uk/what-s-on/arts-leisure/revised-plans-for-lincolnshire-libraries-future-due-to-be-revealed-1-5685712

Voices for the Library : 15th November
Why Terry Deary has got it wrong on public libraries and e-readers
http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/2013/11/why-terry-deary-has-got-it-wrong-on-public-libraries-and-e-readers/

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 15th November
Terry Deary: Give poor people free e-readers
Giving poor people free e-readers would be a ‘hell of a lot cheaper’ than keeping libraries open.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/10450529/Terry-Deary-Give-poor-people-free-e-readers.html

Yellow Advertiser : 15th November
Southend Leigh and Kent Elms libs to stay open after overwhelming public opposition to closure 
http://www.yellowad.co.uk/news.cfm?id=39333&headline=Read?on …

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 15th November
A Public Service Award for ignoring the public and privatising (and cutting) public services
http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/a-public-service-award-for-ignoring.html

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 15th November
Birmingham Library Campaign & the Friends of the Libraries of Birmingham
respond to the Green Paper on library cuts

http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/the-birmingham-library-campaign-and.html

East London Lines : 15th November
Local campaigners criticise Croydon council decision to turn over the 
boroughs 13 libraries to blacklisters Carillion
http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2013/11/concern-over-blacklisters-carillon-buying-contract-to-run-croydons-13-libraries/

Sheffield Telegraph : 15th November
Community fights on in bid to keep library
Mr Fry said members of Broomhill Forum had neither the skills nor the time to run a library, and he questioned how community libraries could survive without central support in terms of new books and computers.
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/community-fights-on-in-bid-to-keep-library-1-6244477

Bristol Post : 15th November
2 Letters School plan for library 
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/School-plan-library-backward-step/story-20083660-detail/story.html

News Wales : 15th November
Bridgend’s self-service library opens
http://www.newswales.co.uk/index.cfm?section=Culture&F=1&id=26537

Deepings Library

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *