Tag: Camden

Libraries News Round-up: 3 March 2018

Ham & High: 3 March Camden | Ham& High letters: Libraries pledge needs scrutiny http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/ham-high-letters-successful-petition-antisemitisim-libraries-digital-borough-budget-youth-funding-painkillers-and-electric-cars-1-5413770 Western Telegraph: 3 March Pembrokeshire | Buildings next on list to cut to save Council money http://www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/news/16063017.Buildings_next_on_list_to_cut_to_save_Council_money/ The Guardian: 3 March It’s the library users…

Libraries News Round-up: 10 January

THE BOOKSELLER : 10th January Torfaen libraries threatened with 2.5 day service reduction http://www.thebookseller.com/news/torfaen-libraries-threatened-reduced-service-464446 2BR Radio : 10th January Why are our libraries closing? The Libraries Minister is in Lancashire today, to look at the decision to close almost 30 libraries http://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/2194678/why-are-our-libraries-closing/ Burnley…

Libraries News Round-up: 27 October

27th October:   Thanks to Ian of PLN for advising on Twitter that: “Helen Milner of the Tinder Foundation will be interviewed by Sky News tomorrow on her view that some libraries are poor and are being protected.” THE GUARDIAN : 27th October Some libraries…

Library News Round-up: 18 December 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 18th DecemberExperts demand urgent overhaul of England’s public library service http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/dec/18/experts-demand-urgent-overhaul-of-englands-public-library-serviceTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th DecemberSieghart: on the moneyhttp://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/sieghart-moneyTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th DecemberGovernment must fund digital resource for libraries, says Siegharthttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-must-fund-digital-resource-libraries-says-sieghartFINANCIAL TIMES : 18th DecemberCouncil grant cuts ‘fair’, says…

Libraries News Round-up: 21 May 2014

Public Libraries News : 20th May Editorial | “For all persons desiring to make use thereof” http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/05/for-all-persons-desiring-to-make-use-thereof.html Islington Gazette : 21st May Islington and Camden council chiefs accused of cover-up over plans to merge legal departments Islington’s libraries and leisure centres, especially those near…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th May 2014

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 9th May Congratulations on your SCL appointment: an open letter to Helen Drakard http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/05/09/congratulations-on-your-scl-appointment-an-open-letter-to-helen-drakard/ Leon’s Library Blog : 9th May Challenge Accepted? http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/05/09/challenge-accepted/ Penarth Times : 8th May Vale of Glamorgan | Library staff break silence http://www.penarthtimes.co.uk/news/11199038.Library_staff_break_silence/?ref=var_0 Ham…

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…

Libraries News Round-up: 12th December 2013

THE GUARDIAN : 12th December Should libraries rely on volunteers?  includes a poll http://www.theguardian.com/local-government-network/poll/2013/dec/12/libraries-volunteers-council-cuts London Evening Standard : 12th December Derek Jacobi: Libraries have been a big part of my life and we must fight to save them  http://www.standard.co.uk/news/education/derek-jacobi-libraries-have-been-a-big-part-of-my-life-andwe-must-fight-to-save-them-8999869.html THE BOOKSELLER…

Library News Round-up: 27th 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. Camden Public Libraries User Group Community Libraries – The Arts Council Report It appears that the researchers…