Libraries News Round-up: 25th November 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 25th November
The future of libraries – keeping the service alive
Join us Thursday 28 November to discuss how councils can reinvent library services in the 21st century
http://www.theguardian.com/local-government-network/2013/nov/25/libraries-future-service-councils

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 25th November
Michael Morpurgo: Bring back story time in every school
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/10468670/Michael-Morpurgo-Bring-back-story-time-in-every-school.html

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th November
Call for unity at Speak Up For Libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/call-unity-speak-libraries.html 

Public Libraries News : 24th November
Lessons learnt from Speak Up For Libraries event
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/11/lessons-learnt-from-speak-up-for-libraries-event.html

Public Libraries News
What are the current issues in libraries? Speak Up For Libraries Workshop: 23rd November
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/library-closing/speak-up-for-libraries-conference-23rd-november/what-are-the-current-issues-in-libraries-speak-up-for-libraries-workshop-23rd-november

Question Everything Blog
Speak up for Libraries 2013 
Steve Davies excellent and funny introduction. The video of his speech, the streamed video of the Q&A and quite a few pictures are below. I have a surgery meeting with my MP David Cameron next Friday …
http://questioneverythingtheytellyou.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/speak-up-for-libraries-2013.html

Good eReader : 25th November
Outlook Grim for Public Libraries
http://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/outlook-grim-for-public-libraries

Sheffield Telegraph : 25th November
Library policy branded ‘poor’ 
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/library-policy-branded-poor-1-6265251

Bristol 124-7 : 25th November
Surely we can work out a way to save our libraries?
http://www.bristol247.com/2013/11/25/surely-can-work-way-save-libraries-59872/

THE GUARDIAN : 25th November
The arts are more than a way to make money, Maria Miller
The culture minister tells Hull what a financial boon being City of Culture will be. She’s missing the point
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/24/culture-more-than-just-money-making-exercise

michael morpurgo

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