Tag: Barnet

Library News Round-up: 21 November 2014

Public Libraries News : 20th NovemberEditorial | Westminster Hall debate on public librarieshttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/11/westminster-hall-debate-on-public-libraries.htmlITV  News : 21st NovemberVideo feature | Morpurgo backs 10 year old’s library campaign http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/update/2014-11-21/report-morpurgo-backs-10-year-olds-library-campaign/ Barnet & Whetstone Press : 21st NovemberMiliband – “I think Barnet’s approach has been wrong.  I think its approach to…

Library News Round-up: 18 November 2014

Stoke Sentinel : 18th NovemberStaffordshire County Council library staff asked how to save their jobsThere are 320 library staff employed by the authority, and dozens could potentially lose their jobs if they are replaced by unpaid volunteers.http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Staffordshire-County-Council-library-staff-asked/story-24549439-detail/story.html Express & Star :…

Library News Round-up: 8 November 2014

THE TIMES : 8th NovemberCould the librarians please shush?Preview (behind ££Paywall)http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4261298.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2014_11_07DAILY MAIL : 8th NovemberAnger as silence in libraries is shattered by creches and concerts http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2826421/Will-librarian-noise-Anger-silence-libraries-shattered-creches-concerts-dance-classes-held-attract-visitors.htmlLiverpool Echo : 8th NovemberLibrary campaigners march through Liverpool to protest closure plans http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/library-campaigners-march-through-liverpool-8073459Don’t Privatise Libraries :…

Library News Round-up: 27 October 2014

FINANCIAL TIMES : 27th OctoberUK’s libraries plug IT skills gap in online jobs markethttp://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/4e404242-5ba6-11e4-81ac-00144feab7de.html#axzz3HMCxMy2FTimes Series : 27th OctoberBarnet | Library proposals ‘deeply worrying’http://m.times-series.co.uk/news/11561569.Library_proposals__deeply_worrying_/Huddersfield Examiner : 27th OctoberKirklees Council budget: Have your say on what the council should do with its money It could…

Libraries News Round-up: 25 September 2014

Lincolnshire CC Full Council meets tomorrow Sept 26th – Libraries are on the Agenda Watch the live webcast from 10:30am http://bit.ly/YbHBU9  or track on Twitter, using hashtag #lincslive ITV News : 25th September Future of Liverpool’s libraries discussed http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2014-09-25/future-of-liverpools-libraries-discussed/ Hertfordshire Mercury : 25th September Technology to…

Libraries News Round-up: 24 September 2014

Public Libraries News : 24th SeptemberSteal some ideas from the USA, why don’t you?http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/09/steal-some-ideas-from-the-usa-why-dont-you.htmlKnight Foundation Knight News Challenge Numerous innovative ideas for public libraries are featured.  Challenge closes on 30th Sept. https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/libraries/submissions/BBC News : 24th SeptemberPrison book restriction ‘harms studying’The Prisoners’ Education Trust (PET)…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th January 2014

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH : 12th January Volunteers needed to run museums and libraries http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10565926/Volunteers-needed-to-run-museums-and-libraries.html SUNDAY TELEGRAPH : 12th January Volunteers must take a role in running parks and museums By Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman of the Local Government Association http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/10565979/Volunteers-must-take-a-role-in-running-parks-and-museums.html James Powney’s Blog : 12th…

Library News Round-up: 10th January 2013

Times Series : 10th January CommUNITY Barnet ‘will not run’ Friern Barnet Library following squatters’ eviction Libraries portfolio holder Councillor Robert Rams had said the voluntary sector support group would be handed a licence to run the building until official…

Library News Round-up: 9th January 2013

All links thanks to Shirley Burnham. Follow her on twitter at  @shirleyburnham Booktrust.org : 9th January Rosemary Clarke MBE, 1954-2013 We know that her loss will be felt keenly not only amongst her family and friends, but also amongst the thousands of people…

Library News Round-up: 5th January 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 : 5th January Newcastle | Protests over plans to close city libraries includes video http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2013-01-05/protests-over-plans-to-close-city-libraries/…