Tag: Bexley libraries

Libraries News Round-up: 20 October 2015

Political Economy Research Centre : 20th OctoberPERC Paper 11 – Public Libraries in the Age of Austerity:  by Ian Anstice http://www.perc.org.uk/project_posts/perc-paper-11-public-libraries-in-the-age-of-austerity/THE BOOKSELLER : 20th OctoberNielsen highlights mid-teens reading dip http://www.thebookseller.com/news/nielsen-says-18-25s-more-likely-read-young-teens-314777BBC News : 20th OctoberOxfordshire County Council proposes £50m cuts Four mobile libraries could shut.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-34579625Oxford…

Library News Round-up: 11 November 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 11th NovemberAuthors claim victory after Liverpool drops library closure plans http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/nov/11/liverpool-library-closure-plans-carol-ann-duffy-caitlin-moranAlan Gibbons’ Diary : 10th NovemberLiverpool’s reprieved libraries: first thoughtshttp://alangibbons.net/2014/11/liverpools-reprieved-libraries-first-thoughts/Herald Scotland : 11th NovemberEast Renfrewshire | Pupils to help run libraries as full-time staff face axehttp://www.heraldscotland.com/news/education/pupils-to-help-run-libraries-as-full-time-staff-face-axe.25838033Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 11th…

Library News Round-up: 29 October 2014

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 29th OctoberSupport for campaign tackling ‘time bomb’ of low literacyhttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/11194637/Support-for-campaign-tackling-time-bomb-of-low-literacy.htmlLocal Government Lawyer : 29th OctoberHaringey Council Tax Benefit consultation unlawful, Supreme Court rules http://localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20599:haringey-council-tax-benefit-consultation-unlawful-supreme-court-rules-&catid=59&Itemid=27 Telegraph & Argus : 29th OctoberCampaigners welcome promise of full consultation on plans to close libraries…

Library News Round-up: 23 October 2014

BBC News : 22nd OctoberWales should have ‘national’ library service, say experts Ministers said financial strains on public services meant the current model was “unlikely to survive”.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-29726742DAILY EXPRESS : 23rd OctoberHospital volunteers ‘should get £200 off their council tax’Libraries mentionedhttp://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/526243/Hospital-volunteers-200-off-council-taxHowever, please also…