Tag: Harrow Council

Library News Round-up: 15 June 2015

Milton Keynes Citizen : 15th JuneA review of libraries is taking place in a bid to save money over the next three yearshttp://www.miltonkeynes.co.uk/news/local/library-review-to-take-place-1-6798449 Liverpool Echo : 15th JuneLivewire and council propose £16m neighbourhood hub for Warringtonhttp://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/business/livewire-council-propose-16m-neighbourhood-9444785 Harrow Times : 15th JuneLibraries close…

Library News Round-up: 10 June 2015

PRIVATE EYE Issue No. 1394Library News | Library of Birmingham (and Cambridge Central Library)Available in all good newsagentsHarrow Times : 10th JuneHarrow Council criticised by MP Bob Blackman for ignoring library campaignershttp://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/13323279.Library_closures__MP_says_council__rubber_stamped__decisions/Parliament.uk TRANSCRIPT | Westminster Hall Debate – Libraries (Harrow)scroll down to Libraries (Harrow) –…

Library News Round-up: 5 June 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 5th JuneRemote e-lending hits bookshop and library footfallhttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/remote-e-lending-hits-bookshop-and-library-footfallHarrow Times : 5th JuneCulture Minister Ed Vaizey pledges to review library closures in Harrowhttp://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/13316456.Library_closures_to_go_under_review__says_culture_minister/ Coventry Telegraph : 5th JuneLetter – Christopher Sidwell | ‘How much does Coventry council value libraries?’http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/local-news/how-much-coventry-council-value-9400547SCL : 5th…

Library News Round-up: 21 May 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 21st MayEd Vaizey challenged to keep promise of public libraries debate http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/may/21/ed-vaizey-challenged-to-keep-promise-of-public-libraries-debateBromley produces ultra-detailed 190 page on how volunteers can take over its librarieshttp://www.bromley.gov.uk/downloads/file/2231/information_pack Shropshire Star : 21st MayShropshire libraries funding to be slashed by £1.3mhttp://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/05/21/shropshire-libraries-funding-to-be-slashed-by-1-3m/ Cambrian News : 21st…

Library News Round-up: 19 May 2015

Yahoo News UK : 18th MayFirst lady: Libraries, museums are ‘necessities,’ not extrashttps://news.yahoo.com/first-lady-libraries-museums-necessities-not-extras-200516762–politics.html#NXLe8ZQBBC News : 19th May Flintshire | Deeside Leisure Centre library shake-up agreed 3 libraries will shuthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-32791373 Deeside.com : 19th MayFlintshire | Deeside leisure centre ‘Hub’ library gets the green light, Hawarden, Queensferry and Mancot…

Library News Round-up: 1 May 2015

Public Libraries News : 1st MayEditorial | Alan Gibbons + Private Eye call Ed Vaizey out on figures, the SCL … and Obama careshttp://ift.tt/1DP0U3OSouth Wales Evening Post : 1st MayWelsh Government plans to halve the number of councils dividing opinionMore rights for…

Library News Round-up: 24 March 2015

Kent Online : 24th March Residents in Sandwich told a charitable trust would enable libraries to be “bespoke”http://www.kentonline.co.uk/sandwich/news/bespoke-library-services-33909/ Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 24th MarchLincolnshire County Council apologises to Pauline Palmer: “we have learned our lessons”http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2015/03/24/lincolnshire-county-council-apologises-to-pauline-palmer-we-have-learned-our-lessons/ Harrow Times : 24th March‘Full steam ahead’ as…

Library News Round-up: 21 March 2015

The Cambridge Student : 21st MarchControversy over future of Cambridge Central Libraryhttp://www.tcs.cam.ac.uk/news/0034077-controversy-over-future-of-cambridge-library.html Cambridge News : 21st MarchWhy there’s furore at Cambridge Central Libraryhttp://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/8217-s-furore-Cambridge-Central-Library-anger/story-26208253-detail/story.html London SE1 : 20th MarchLambeth | Waterloo Library: little enthusiasm for volunteer-run servicehttp://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8148 TheJournal.ie : 20th MarchCouncil libraries are using…

Library News Round-up: 19 March 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th MarchRakuten to buy OverDrive for £275mhttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/rakuten-buy-overdrive-275mTHE BOOKSELLER : 19th MarchAll libraries in England to get wi-fi fundinghttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/all-libraries-england-get-wi-fi-fundingPublic Net : 18th MarchFree Wi-fi for 57 Libraries in deprived areas‘Barclays Digital Eagles’ will provide technical support at the new Wi-fi…

Library News Round-up: 12 March 2015

LGA : 12th MarchPickles gives Enterprising Libraries a cash boosthttp://www.localgov.co.uk/Pickles-gives-Enterprising-Libraries-a-cash-boost/38298 THE BOOKSELLER : 12th MarchDevon confirms mutual move for librarieshttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/devon-confirms-mutual-move-librariesHarrow Times : 12th MarchFour libraries to close according to Harrow Council’s library strategyhttp://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/11851503.Four_libraries_to_close_despite_objections/ Bristol Post : 12th MarchBristol’s deputy mayor calls for…

Library News Round-up: 6 January 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 6th JanuaryStaffs library cuts set to include mobile servicehttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/staffs-library-cuts-set-include-mobile-serviceBirmingham Post : 6th JanuaryBritish Library could offer lifeline to Library of BirminghamA partnership with the British Library could see Birmingham’s new £188 million library become its regional centre http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/british-library-could-offer-lifeline-8394050The…

Library News Round-up: 25 November 2014

10 year-old Leon Remphry’s storming speech to save libraries at full Cornwall Council meeting from 00:32.http://www.cornwall.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/153278 The Digital Reader : 24th NovemberAn Incomplete Report on a Flawed Pilot Program Suggests that Library eBook Loans Don’t Drive Saleshttp://the-digital-reader.com/2014/11/24/incomplete-report-flawed-pilot-program-suggests-library-ebook-loans-dont-drive-sales/V3.co.uk : 25th NovemberThree billion people now have…

Libraries News Round-up: 24 September 2014

Public Libraries News : 24th SeptemberSteal some ideas from the USA, why don’t you?http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/09/steal-some-ideas-from-the-usa-why-dont-you.htmlKnight Foundation Knight News Challenge Numerous innovative ideas for public libraries are featured.  Challenge closes on 30th Sept. https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/libraries/submissions/BBC News : 24th SeptemberPrison book restriction ‘harms studying’The Prisoners’ Education Trust (PET)…

Libraries News Round-up: 27th December 2013

Get West London : 27th December Harrow braced for cuts in library staff under new manager  http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/west-london-news/harrow-braced-cuts-library-staff-6448402 The Star : 27th December Sheffield’s head of libraries closes book on career http://www.thestar.co.uk/what-s-on/out-about/sheffield-s-head-of-libraries-closes-book-on-career-1-6338617 The News : 27th December Portsmouth library cafe tenders…

Libraries News Round-up: 19th December 2013

Get West London : 19th December Harrow | ‘Positive future’ no more as library management company in consultation with staff over redundancies  http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/incoming/positive-future-no-more-library-6432962 The Star : 19th December Funding promise for Sheffield library facing closure http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/funding-promise-for-sheffield-library-facing-closure-1-6325942 Crosby Herald : 19th December Sefton | Carnegie…