Tag: Defend the Ten

Libraries news round-up: 8 October 2018

The Bookseller: 8 October Petition calls for ‘ringfencing’ of government library funding  Seaton Matters: 8 October 2018 #lovelibraries ‘A seven and a half per cent annual reduction in book issues – if we carry on like this, libraries won’t be…

Libraries News Round-up: 24 April 2018

Brixton Buzz: 24 April Saving the Carnegie Library public meeting, 7pm, Weds 25th Apr http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2018/04/saving-the-carnegie-library-public-meeting-7pm-weds-25th-apr/ Bristol Live: 24 April North Somerset | Long Ashton Library could close for good https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/local-news/long-ashton-library-could-close-1495023 Altrincham Today: 24 April Trafford | Hale community centre and library…

Libraries News Round-up: 22 January 2018

The Guardian: 22 January Somerset says only volunteers can keep libraries open https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/jan/22/somerset-says-only-volunteers-can-keep-libraries-open Somerset Live: 22 January Up to 15 libraries in Somerset could close without community support, says county council http://www.somersetlive.co.uk/news/somerset-news/up-15-libraries-somerset-could-1090357 South West Londoner: 22 January Lambeth | Pressure…

Libraries News Round-up: 1 September 2017

CILIP Update: 31 August Return to local, not to normal Update talks to Gill Furniss, shadow business minister and chair of the Libraries All Party Parliamentary Group  “I have every respect for volunteers but it is devaluing the profession.” Brixton…