Tag Archive for Community libraries

Libraries News Round-up: 29th July 2013

LocalGov : 29th July Croydon outsources library services The council has signed an eight-year contract with John Laing Integrated Services (JLIS). http://www.localgov.co.uk/index.cfm?method=news.detail&id=110572 DAILY TELEGRAPH : 29th July Judicial review process to be made tougher The Ministry of Justice is to…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th July 2013

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 24th July Children ‘too distracted by technology to listen to stories’ It has revamped its library and introduced a Jackanory-style “storytelling   space” to encourage teachers, librarians and visiting authors to read aloud   to young children. Miss Kelleher…

Libraries News Round-up: 25th July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th July CILIP to debate ‘no confidence’ motion in Vaizey https://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-debate-no-confidence-motion-vaizey.html Communitiesagainstthecuts.com : 25th July Library campaigners slam business influence on arrangements to run Library of Birmingham Library campaigners have criticised the unrepresentative composition of the proposed…

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd July 2013

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 23rd July Alan Wylie | New blog – Localism and Libraries http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/localism-and-libraries.html Horncastle News : 23rd July Campaigners ready to fight to save Lincolnshire’s libraries             http://www.horncastlenews.co.uk/news/local/campaigners-ready-to-fight-to-save-lincolnshire-s-libraries-1-5312275 Southport Visitor : 23rd July Fate of some of Southport’s…

Libraries News Round-up: 22nd July 2013

Fortune Magazine : 22nd July Amazon versus your public library http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/07/22/amazon-9/ Spalding Guardian : 22nd July Video | Protestors make voices heard at libraries consultation Coun Phil Dilks led the protest outside. He said: “We’re objecting to  the consultation being…

Libraries News Round-up: 17th July 2013

THE INDEPENDENT : 17th July The austerity story: How Spain fell in love with books again as locals flood back to libraries http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/the-austerity-story-how-spain-fell-in-love-withbooks-again-as-locals-flood-back-to-libraries-8714705.html Spalding Today : 17th July Community shows united front in fight for (Deepings) library http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/community-shows-united-front-in-fight-for-library-1-5289535 Socialist Party…

Libraries News Round-up: 16th July 2013

Public Libraries News : 15th July Motion of no confidence in the libraries minister Ed Vaizey http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/07/motion-of-no-confidence-in-the-libraries-minister-ed-vaizey.html Question Everything : 16th July The first rule of politics: never believe anything until it’s been officially denied Vaizey has redefined hypocrisy in…

Libraries News Round-up: 15th July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 15th July Vaizey confirms PLR extension The changes will only apply to loans made on site in libraries, and not to those digital loans made remotely. http://www.thebookseller.com/news/vaizey-confirms-plr-extension.html Henley Standard : 15th July Residents back plan to keep…

Libraries News Round-up: 7th July 2013

Public Libraries News : 7th July Editorial |Mail somehow uses library rebrand to link librarians with mass murderer including details of newspaper reports, blogs and social media coverage – CILIP rebranding http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/07/mail-somehow-uses-library-rebrand-to-link-librarians-with-mass-murderer.html The Times : 7th July Letter : “the…

Libraries News Round-up: 30th June 2013

Public Libraries News : 30th June Libraries Director Brian Ashley tells it how it is to the Library Campaign http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/06/libraries-director-brian-ashley-tells-it-how-it-is-to-the-library-campaign.html Horncastle News : 30th June Libraries under threat as council bids to save budget             “The county council say they’ll run…

Libraries News Round-up: 11th June 2013

CLOA : 6th June Yinnon Ezra – Gov Advisor on Library Policy So do we really need superheros to sort out Public Libraries? http://blog.cloa.org.uk/2013/06/06/so-do-we-really-need-superheros-to-sort-out-public-libraries/ Gov.uk : 11th June Maria Miller | Speech – British Hospitality and Tourism Summit 2013 A…

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd June 2013

38 Degrees member poll mentions libraries twice – please complete this survey as this group really gets results https://secure.38degrees.org.uk/page/s/member-poll-june-1-2013 THE BOOKSELLER : 31st May Lampard pushes Summer Reading Challenge “Reading with my children is incredibly important to me and a…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st June 2013

Gov.uk | Updated : 31st May Supporting the library services provided by local authorities and … https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/supporting-the-library-services-provided-by-local-authorities/activity Public Libraries News : 31st May Efficiencies: Self Service     http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/campaigning/efficiencies-2/efficiencies-self-service New Statesman : 30th May Is Osborne about to abolish the culture department?  …

Libraries News Round-up: 31st May 2013

Public Libraries News : 30th May Well done to Edinburgh. Not so well done to … http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/05/well-done-to-edinburgh-not-so-well-done-to.html Ledbury Reporter : 31st May Herefordshire |Troubled Ledbury library to move to historic site Fears Ledbury library would close have been quashed after…

Libraries News Round-up: 28th May 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 28th May Sefton and Manchester: libraries latest http://www.thebookseller.com/news/sefton-and-manchester-libraries-latest.html Manchester Evening News : 28th May Manchester’s Libraries reprieved amid ‘shambles’ claims Council bosses passed an  amended plan at their latest executive meeting after protests from  campaigners and a…

Libraries News Round-up: 27th May 2013

This Is Nottingham : 25th May Samantha Mattos: Libraries are a modern marvel Our visits have ensured that books and everything else the library has  to offer are uppermost in my daughter’s favourite things. http://www.thisisnottingham.co.uk/Samantha-Mattos-Libraries-modern-marvel/story-19088361-detail/story.html Canberra Times : 27th May…