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Libraries News Round-up: 21st August 2013

PRIVATE EYE | Library News  Issue No. 1347 Item (1) Lincolnshire | Item (2) JLIS takeovers‏ available in all good newsagents Gainsborough Standard : 21st August Lincolnshire: Gainsborough MP condemns council’s plans for libraries “Yes, changes should be made to make our…

Libraries News Round-up: 10th August 2013

Alan Gibbons Blog : 10th August Stand up for Southend Libraries Alan’s summary, with photographs http://alangibbons.net/2013/08/stand-up-for-southend-libraries/ This Is Wiltshire : 10th August Swindon | Shop is a lifeline for the community Peter Mallinson, the chairman of the Walcot Community Charity Shop, said: …

Libraries News Round-up: 9th August 2013

Public Libraries News : 8th August Editorial | “If the pie is too small, the answer is to make the pie bigger” http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/08/if-the-pie-is-too-small-the-answer-is-to-make-the-pie-bigger.html THE BOOKSELLER : 9th August Reading Agency to release dyslexia help books http://www.thebookseller.com/news/reading-agency-release-dyslexia-help-books.html This Is Derbyshire : 9th August…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th August 2013

Public Libraries News : 4th August CILIP’s suggested new name revealed, the e-lending pilot takes shape … and the rest of the news http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/08/cilips-suggested-new-name-revealed-the-e-lending-pilot-takes-shape-and-the-rest-of-the-news.html Cumbernauld News : 4th August North Lanarkshire | Town centre library bought to book             “People who…

Libraries News Round-up: 19th July 2013

They Work For You : 18th July Written Answer – Q Public Libraries | The minimum statutory requirement http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2013-07-18a.162017.h&s=speaker%3A11905#g162017.r0 THE GUARDIAN | Culture Professionals Network : 18th July Arts Council England’s annual review – what’s your verdict? As culture professionals, we…

Libraries News Round-up: 11th July 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 11th July Library Campaign warns of library ‘slaughter’ http://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-campaign-warns-library-slaughter.html Public Libraries News : 10th July US and UK libraries advocacy compared … and an Ode to the Library http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/07/us-and-uk-libraries-advocacy-compared-and-an-ode-to-the-library.html … SCL Publishes Workforce Development Survey 8,550 people from…

Libraries News Round-up: 5th June 2013

New Cross : 3rd June A documentary about a community that saved their local library from closure whatever your views – you will be uplifted by this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdMy7GrmlME&feature=youtu.be Library Campaign : 5th June Disappointed by ACE live chat? Then join…

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…

Library News Round-up: 30th 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 BBC News : 30th January Council budgets: Watchdog warns of front-line cuts The National Audit…

Westminster Speaks out!

The Staff in Westminster have written and publicised this open letter to their local councillors and are happy for it be be shared more widely.  We are only too happy to oblige.  They write,  To the Councillors of Westminster, Westminster Libraries…

Library News Round-up: 12th 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. Bolton News : 12th January Children’s author slams axing of town’s libraries Award-winning children’s author…