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Libraries News Round-up: 21 November 2016

The Guardian : 21 November School libraries are a good thing: it’s official https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2016/nov/21/chris-riddell-libraries-schools-children-reading-booktrust The Big Issue : 21 November Alan Bennett Interview | “One of the real regrets in my life is that I have never kept a donkey” …

Libraries News Round-up: 16 June 2014

Ciara Eastell Speech to SCL Seminar – June 5, 2014 http://www.goscl.com/wp-content/uploads/Ciaras-speech.pdf Don’t Privatise Libraries : 16th June The SCL and volunteer-led libraries http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/the-scl-and-volunteer-led-libraries.html West Briton : 16th June Mobile library service likely to be axed in Cornwall Cornwall has come…

Libraries News Round-up: 13th March 2014

Croydon Guardian : 13th March Private contractor Carillion makes 11 Croydon library employees redundant http://www.croydonguardian.co.uk/news/11076289.Contractor_hired_to_run_libraries_makes_11_employees_redundant/ THE BOOKSELLER : 13th March Direct-selling on agenda at APS conference Bookseller Association c.e.o Tim Godfray fretted over e-lending by libraries damaging booksellers’ business models,…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th February 2014

Public Libraries News : 27th February Editorial | Campaigners should not have to pay to protect libraries http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/02/campaigners-should-not-have-to-pay-to-protect-libraries.html THE GUARDIAN : 28th February Privatisation helps west London libraries turn over new leaf http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2014/feb/28/privatisation-west-london-libraries?commentpage=1 Public Policy Exchange The Future of Local Libraries and…

Libraries News Round-up: 18th February 2014

BBC News : 18th February Lincolnshire county council’s libraries changes ‘unlawful’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-26242117 THE BOOKSELLER : 18th February DCMS consults on closing library advisory body http://www.thebookseller.com/news/dcms-consults-closing-library-advisory-body.html Public Libraries News : 17th February Editorial | Goodbye Advisory Council on Libraries http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/02/goodbye-advisory-council-on-libraries.html Public Libraries News…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th December 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 9th December Big society policy not suited for deprived communities, says thinktank http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/dec/09/big-society-deprived-david-cameron-charitable-wealthy?CMP=EMCSOCEML657 The Lincolnite : 9th December Stephen Palmer | Lincolnshire libraries decision: Foul or fair? http://thelincolnite.co.uk/2013/12/lincolnshire-libraries-decision-foul-fair/ Grimsby Telegraph : 9th December Local libraries: Your chance to help…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th August 2013

The Star : 26th August Sheffield council faces challenge on library secret “It is appalling Labour is keeping details in the public interest from public scrutiny.” http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/sheffield-council-faces-challenge-on-library-secret-1-5985903 This Is Grimsby : 26th August ‘I question that closing libraries is way…