Tag: Bromley libraries

Libraries News Round-up: 2 November 2017

Bath Chronicle: 2 November Bath & NE Somerset | Council could be forced to revisit decision to move One Stop Shop to Bath Central Library http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/news/bath-news/council-could-forced-revisit-decision-714902 Norwich Evening News: 2 November Victims could soon go to libraries, shops or even…

Libraries News Round-up: 18 July 2016

UK Fundraising : 18th July Arts Council to include museums & libraries in new funding approach http://fundraising.co.uk/2016/07/18/arts-council-include-museums-libraries-new-funding-approach/   Bromley Times : 18th July All-out strike of council services planned for this week Bromley library workers started seven days of strike…

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: 6 September 2015

London SE1 : 5th SeptemberSouthwark | Old Kent Road’s public library to move to Aylesbury Estate site after 125-year history http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8433  Leicester Mercury : 6th SeptemberLeicestershire’s second ‘community partnership’ library set to open in Markfield this weekMarkfield is one of 36 libraries that…

Library News Round-up: 11 June 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 11th JuneWi-fi for all libraries by March 2016 http://www.thebookseller.com/news/wi-fi-all-libraries-march-2016 Bromley Times : 11th JuneBromley residents urged to take a stand against ‘mass privatisation plans’http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/bromley_residents_urged_to_take_a_stand_against_mass_privatisation_plans_1_4108232 Cambrian News : 11th JuneGwynedd | Outrage at plans to close Nefyn Libraryhttp://www.cambrian-news.co.uk/news/i/48743/Market Rasen Mail : 11th June New…

Library News Round-up: 21 May 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 21st MayEd Vaizey challenged to keep promise of public libraries debate http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/may/21/ed-vaizey-challenged-to-keep-promise-of-public-libraries-debateBromley produces ultra-detailed 190 page on how volunteers can take over its librarieshttp://www.bromley.gov.uk/downloads/file/2231/information_pack Shropshire Star : 21st MayShropshire libraries funding to be slashed by £1.3mhttp://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/05/21/shropshire-libraries-funding-to-be-slashed-by-1-3m/ Cambrian News : 21st…

Library News Round-up: 19 May 2015

Yahoo News UK : 18th MayFirst lady: Libraries, museums are ‘necessities,’ not extrashttps://news.yahoo.com/first-lady-libraries-museums-necessities-not-extras-200516762–politics.html#NXLe8ZQBBC News : 19th May Flintshire | Deeside Leisure Centre library shake-up agreed 3 libraries will shuthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-32791373 Deeside.com : 19th MayFlintshire | Deeside leisure centre ‘Hub’ library gets the green light, Hawarden, Queensferry and Mancot…

Library News Round-up: 29 April 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 29th AprilLincolnshire library campaigners urge minister to intervenehttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/lincolnshire-library-campaigners-urge-minister-intervenePRIVATE EYE Lie-Brary News (p.28) | Election SpecialA statement by Ed Vaizey to Post-Lib is challengedAvailable in newsagentsDon’t Privatise Libraries : 29th AprilOfficial statement by Bromley Unite on the libraries strikehttp://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/official-statement-by-bromley-unite-on.html?m=1South…

Library News Round-up: 7 April 2015

Public Libraries News : 6th AprilEditorial | Don’t look at the man behind the curtainhttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/04/dont-look-at-the-man-behind-the-curtain.htmlITV News : 7th AprilBromley council workers to strike over ‘mass privatisation’http://www.itv.com/news/london/update/2015-04-07/bromley-council-workers-to-strike/Gazette Live : 7th AprilCouncil to consult on the future of Middlesbrough libraries Middlesbrough Council Executive recommends consultation…

Library News Round-up: 28 February 2015

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 28th FebruaryLambeth and Bromleyhttp://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/lambeth-and-bromley.html Lincolnshire Echo : 28th FebruaryCuts to frontline services such as fire service and libraries should be last resorthttp://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/POLITICS-Cuts-frontline-services-service/story-26082470-detail/story.htmlBrixton Blog : 28th FebruaryLambeth | Campaigners loudly protest latest budget cutshttp://www.brixtonblog.com/campaigners-loudly-protest-latest-budget-cuts/28485

Library News Round-up: 27 February 2015

THE INDEPENDENT : 27th FebruaryEssential reading for those destroying our librarieshttp://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/lets-face-it-our-free-museums-subsidise-tourists-10069808.htmlPublic Finance : 27th FebruaryMayor of Liverpool | Our finances are flashing red: local government must be funded properlyhttp://opinion.publicfinance.co.uk/2015/02/our-finances-are-flashing-red-local-government-must-be-funded-properly/LGA : 27th FebruaryBromley staff balloted for strike action over ‘privatisation’ plans‘Unite is drawing…

Library News Round-up: 9 February 2015

BBC News : 9th FebruaryLincolnshire library handover ‘exceptional’, says shadow minister http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-31208967Harlow Star : 9th FebruaryEssex County Council offering library internship to young jobseekershttp://www.harlowstar.co.uk/Young-benefits-claimants-offered-hope-library/story-25996721-detail/story.html Guardian Series : 9th FebruaryEssex | Ideas sought on the future of Loughton Libraryhttp://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/11781111.Ideas_sought_on_future_of_library/Jackie Morris : 8th FebruaryFighting TalkJackie Morris is…

Library News Round-up: 6 February 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 6th FebruaryNational digital library network gets £30k fundinghttp://thebookseller.com/news/national-digital-library-network-gets-30k-fundingTHE GUARDIAN : 6th FebruaryGo digital by all means, but don’t bring the venture capitalists in to do it http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/feb/06/go-digital-by-all-means-but-dont-bring-the-venture-capitalists-in-to-do-itArts Council England : 6th FebruaryTravels in My TardisTo mark National Libraries…

Library News Round-up: 2 February 2015

Public Libraries News : 1st February Editorial | Should one save all the libraries all the time? http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/02/should-one-save-all-the-libraries-all-the-time.html Lincolnshire Echo : 2nd February Save Lincolnshire Libraries stage pop-up library protest in Lincoln http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Save-Lincolnshire-Libraries-stage-pop-library/story-25960827-detail/story.html Stamford Mercury : 2nd February Yellow ribbon protest planned…

Library News Round-up: 1 February 2015

SUNDAY TIMES : 1st February Business Section – big article (p.12) by Luke Johnson, Sieghart Panellist Cabbie, drive to the future or we’ll be in a rotten state BBC News : 1st February Prison ‘book ban’ rule relaxed http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31083737 BBC…

Library News Round-up: 30 January 2015

Get Bucks : 30th JanuaryBuckinghamshire libraries aim to be ‘heart of communities’If he was correctly quoted, this “Library Services Manager” makes some astonishing statements http://www.getbucks.co.uk/news/local-news/buckinghamshire-libraries-aim-heart-communities-8548335Wirral Globe : 30th JanuaryCouncil leader blasts ministers in row over Wirral library cutshttp://m.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/11761614.Council_leader_blasts_ministers_in_row_over_Wirral_library_cuts/Brixton Buzz : 30th JanuaryLambeth Council…

Library News Round-up: 3 December 2014

Cornish Guardian : 3rd DecemberCoalition party councillors need to do more than just complain in a letterPoliticians from Westminster’s coalition parties must be much more forceful in demanding that the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats put an end to the cuts.  They…