Tag: Fife Cultural Trust

Library News Round-up: 16 September 2015

BBC News : 16th SeptemberNHS trust to take over 8 Staffordshire libraries The detail of how the eight libraries would be staffed has yet to be worked out, a trust spokesperson said. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-34262906 West Briton : 16th SeptemberCornwall | Public consultation launched over future of…

Library News Round-up: 10 September 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th SeptemberReading Agency presents report to Downing Streethttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/six-book-challenge-312000 Six Book Challenge Impact Report http://readingagency.org.uk/adults/Six_Book_Challenge_evaluation_Full_Report_FINAL.pdf Grantham Journal : 10th SeptemberLincolnshire | Fears for the future of Grantham Libraryhttp://www.granthamjournal.co.uk/what-s-on/arts-leisure/fears-for-the-future-of-grantham-library-1-6951760 Daily Echo : 10th SeptemberCrunch talks over future of six Southampton librarieshttp://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/13710916.Crunch_talks_over_future_of_six_Southampton_libraries/ Cambrian News…

Library News Round-up: 22 August 2015

Shropshire Star : 22nd AugustAnti-cuts campaign started over Leominster Libraryhttp://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/08/22/anti-cuts-campaign-started-over-leominster-library/ The Courier : 22nd AugustFife library closures will be a ‘looming catastrophe’http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/fife/fife-library-closures-will-be-a-looming-catastrophe-1.895898

Library News Round-up: 20 August 2015

Alan Gibbons Blog : 19th AugustAlan’s Letter to Nicky Morganhttp://alangibbons.net/2015/08/letter-to-nicky-morgan/Public Libraries News : 19th AugustSpecial: Automatic English child library membership? No, not really.http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/08/special-automatic-english-child-library-membership-no-not-really.htmlLeon’s Library Blog : 20th AugustWhat is comprehensive & efficient? http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/08/20/what-is-comprehensive-efficient/ …Fife Today : 20th AugustCould communities unwittingly undermine efforts to…

Library News Round-up: 27 July 2015

DAILY MIRROR : 26th JulyDavid Cameron’s cuts mean 360,000 children couldn’t visit a library last yearhttp://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/david-camerons-cuts-mean-360000-6144193THE INDEPENDENT : 27th JulyGoogle scheme saves Birmingham Library from restricting opening hours over budget cutshttp://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/google-scheme-saves-birmingham-library-from-restricting-opening-hours-over-budget-cuts-10417082.html Birmingham Mail : 27th JulyLibrary of Birmingham to open to…

Library News Round-up: 20 June 2015

DAILY TELEGRAPHBoom time for children’s books as sales soar, but where are readers?Funding cuts in schools and libraries have put books out of reach for many children, says head of London-based literary agency The Bright Group http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/11681814/Boom-time-for-childrens-books-as-sales-soar-but-where-are-readers.htmlEast Grinstead Courier : 20th…

Library News Round-up: 19 June 2015

The Lincolnite : 19th JuneHearing into potential judicial review of Lincolnshire libraries’ decision set for Julyhttp://thelincolnite.co.uk/2015/06/hearing-into-potential-judicial-review-of-lincolnshire-libraries-decision-set-for-july/Burton Mail : 19th JunePlans on changes to mobile libraries in Staffordshirehttp://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Plans-changes-mobile-libraries-Staffordshire/story-26724127-detail/story.html Shropshire Live : 19th JuneChurch Stretton Library Support Group set to launch legal action…

Library News Round-up: 21 January 2015

PRIVATE EYE  Issue No. 1384Library News | Swansea “book clubs”In all good newsagents Public Libraries News : 20th JanuaryEditorial | Trafford, Lincs, Staffs, Cardiff … everywhere, reallyincludes a contribution from Brian Ashley with his views on the Libraries Taskforce, etc.  http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/01/trafford-lincs-staffs-cardiff-everywhere-really.htmlThe Star : 20th JanuarySheffield…